(December 1952-January 1953)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Larry Nadle (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Keep on reeling him in, Bob -- you've got him!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Madge
Keywords:
celebrity; fishing; sailfish

["This ought to be a swell day for the beach"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Madge
Synopsis:
Bob tries to impress a girl he just met by claiming to be a business man and deep-sea fishing enthusiast. They end up tangling with gamblers on a casino ship out past the three mile limit.
Keywords:
celebrity

UNICEF spells Help For the Children of the World (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

["This ought to be a swell day for the beach" Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Reggie Winters; Madge
Keywords:
celebrity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Teen Teasers / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
teen; humor

["This ought to be a swell day for the beach" Part 3] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Madge; Slinky Martin; Farro Mike; Pete the Fixer
Keywords:
celebrity

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Bit of Disc and Data / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Larry Nadle?
Letters:
typeset

Keywords:
gossip

[In a restaurant looking for a part] (Table of Contents)

Kitty Karr of Hollywood / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kitty Karr; Hal; Stanley Miles; Paul Slocum; Sam DeCanter; Shep Lions
Synopsis:
Stanley Miles decides to create a movie especially for Kitty, then writes her out of the script.
Keywords:
soap opera
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Keep on reeling him in, Bob -- you've got him!"]
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. ["This ought to be a swell day for the beach"]
    Bob Hope
  3. 2. UNICEF spells Help For the Children of the World
    Superman
  4. 3. ["This ought to be a swell day for the beach" Part 2]
    Bob Hope
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Teen Teasers
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  7. 6. ["This ought to be a swell day for the beach" Part 3]
    Bob Hope
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    A Bit of Disc and Data
  9. 8. [In a restaurant looking for a part]
    Kitty Karr of Hollywood
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • John P. Selegue
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Ed Boner