(June-July 1950)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whiteny Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle (uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

America's Favorite Funnyman! (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope (photograph)
Reprints:

You Will Always Hit the Bullseye When you Buy a Magazine with This Trademark! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
house ad for DC Comics

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

A Very Merry Mix-up! (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 33 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard ?
Pencils:
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Inks:
Owen Fitzgerald ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody
Synopsis:
Bob and Mrs. Peabody get involved in a bathing beauty contest at the beach.

["I think I'll have to look for another job!"] (Table of Contents)

Broadway Laffs / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
The theatre usher's job won't last long.

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between page 8 of sequence 1 and sequence 4.

Be King of the Road With This Great Bike! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
an advertisement for Westfield Manufacturing Company's Columbia motobike.

Indexer Notes

bottom 1/3 of page.

Phil Rizzuto (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
advertisement for General Food's Wheaties breakfast cereal

Get This Swell Official League Baseball! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
advertisement for Bazooka Bubble Gum premiums.

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between sequence 5 and page 9 of sequence 2.

The Popsicle Hall of Fame (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sam Glankoff (signed)
Inks:
Sam Glankoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Francis Maguire; Popsicle Pete
Synopsis:
comic strip-style advertisement for Joe Lowe Corporation's Popsicle bars.

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between page 20 of sequence 2 and sequence 8.

Beating the Broken Buckboard! (Table of Contents)

U.S. Royal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino ?
Inks:
Al Plastino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
comic strip-style advertisement for United States Rubber Company's U.S. Royal Bicycle Tires.

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between sequence 7 and page 17 of sequence 2.

Tom Mix Trading Post (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
advertisement for Shredded Ralston premiums

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between page 26 of sequence 2 and sequence 10.

["Dear, I wish you'd increase Junior's allowance!"] (Table of Contents)

Video Laffs / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Junior tries to make money by selling concessions.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #241 (June 1958)

Our Bunch All Munch (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
advertisement for Nestle's Crunch Milk Chocolate candy

Indexer Notes

bottom 1/3 of page.

["After being "stabbed" with a fork for a dramatic scene in "Locked In"..."] (Table of Contents)

It Happens in Hollywood / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
News items about upcoming Hollywood productions.

Straight Arrow Mystic Wrist Kit (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
advertisement for National Biscuit Company's Nabisco Shredded Wheat premiums

["Shut that off!"] (Table of Contents)

Radio Beams / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A patron plays a radio in a library.

New Schwinn Handbrakes! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
advertisement for Schwinn bicycle handbrakes

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between sequence 14 and page 27 of sequence 2. Bottom 1/2 of page.

See Monark...And Then Buy the Monark Super Deluxe! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
advertisement for Monark Silver King, Inc.'s Monark bicycle.

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between page 29 of sequence 2 and sequence 17.

We Could Have Killed Him! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ken Bald (signed)
Inks:
Ken Bald (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
comic strip-style ad for Ray-o-vac batteries.

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between sequence 16 and page 30 of sequence 2.

Schwinn is Guaranteed! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
advertisement for Arnold, Schwinn & Co.'s Schwinn Black Phantom bicycle.

Indexer Notes

This sequence is between sequence 2 and sequence 19.

The Stagecoach Stick-Up (Table of Contents)

Jim Wise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
comic strip-style advertisement for B.F. Goodrich and Hood Rubber Co.'s "P-F" canvas shoes.

A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Characters:
Superman; Batman; Robin
Synopsis:
advertisement for the 1950 National Boy Scout Jamboree.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
advertisement for Daisy BB Guns sales catalogs.

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. America's Favorite Funnyman!
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. You Will Always Hit the Bullseye When you Buy a Magazine with This Trademark!
  3. 2. A Very Merry Mix-up!
    Bob Hope
  4. 3. ["I think I'll have to look for another job!"]
    Broadway Laffs
  5. 4. Be King of the Road With This Great Bike!
  6. 5. Phil Rizzuto
  7. 6. Get This Swell Official League Baseball!
  8. 7. The Popsicle Hall of Fame
  9. 8. Beating the Broken Buckboard!
    U.S. Royal
  10. 9. Tom Mix Trading Post
  11. 10. ["Dear, I wish you'd increase Junior's allowance!"]
    Video Laffs
  12. 11. Our Bunch All Munch
  13. 12. ["After being "stabbed" with a fork for a dramatic scene in "Locked In"..."]
    It Happens in Hollywood
  14. 13. Straight Arrow Mystic Wrist Kit
  15. 14. ["Shut that off!"]
    Radio Beams
  16. 15. New Schwinn Handbrakes!
  17. 16. See Monark...And Then Buy the Monark Super Deluxe!
  18. 17. We Could Have Killed Him!
  19. 18. Schwinn is Guaranteed!
  20. 19. The Stagecoach Stick-Up
    Jim Wise
  21. 20. A Salute to the Boy Scouts of America!
  22. 21. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
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