(February-March 1957)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Lawrence Nadle (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Issue credits were discussed on the GCD mailing list in December 2006, with principal input from Jerry Bails' Who's Who, Bob Hughes, Bob Bailey and Steven Rowe.


["This can't be the Stone Age! -- I'm just putty in the hands of a girl like you!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; cave girl
Synopsis:
Bob Hope rubs noses with a sexy cave girl.
Keywords:
cavemen; celebrity

[We'll ripple your body with muscles...] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for The National Sports Council

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white

[Right! for sixty-five thousand dollars!] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; Carolyn Spooner; Professor Spooner
Synopsis:
Bob Hope hopes to become a contestant on "The $65,000 Question" to make money. He accidentally strikes Carolyn Spooner with his yo-yo. She takes him to the lab of her father, who puts him into a time machine and sends him into the future. He encounters his rich, grateful landlady, Mrs. Peabody.
Keywords:
celebrity

[Take it from a champion race driver] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for ANF Roadmaster bicycles

Cartoon Criss-Cross (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Combination crossword puzzle and acrostic

Wildroot Cream-Oil gives you confidence (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Wildroot Cream-Oil ad with single-panel cartoon

Winter sports champions of the world (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Feature on 1956 Winter Olympics

[But why should I hit you, Mr. Hope...] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; Carolyn Spooner; Professor Spooner
Synopsis:
[continued] Bob Hope returns from the future. Professor Spooner accidentally sends him into the past.
Keywords:
celebrity

Buy Daisy fun with your Christmas money! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Daisy Manufacturing Company's air rifles

[Ah! I'm beginning to come in for a landing...] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Bob Hope; cave girl; cave man
Synopsis:
[continued] Bob Hope lands in the prehistoric past and encounters dinosaurs, a sexy cave girl and a cave man.

[Hi, Peg! I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow!] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg
Synopsis:
Peg's friend chews bubble gum to keep Bill Williams from kissing her.

[We love those cough drops...] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for Smith Brothers Wild Cherry cough drops

[Ooogoo! Ooogoo Boogoo!] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; Carolyn Spooner; Professor Spooner; cave girl; cave man
Synopsis:
[continued] Bob Hope is avoids the cave man's club by ducking for his yo-yo. The cave girl knocks out the cave man and saves Bob from a pterodactyl. Bob insults her by suggesting that they "boop-boop-a-doop". She punches him and he lands back in Professor Spooner's lab. He fails to get on "The $65,000 Question", so Mrs. Peabody chases him with a club to get her rent.
Keywords:
celebrity

[Father's a regular dreamboat to let me wear his shirts!] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg; Peg's father; Clara (Peg's mother); Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Peg wears all of her father's shirts, so he doesn't have one for a meeting with a client, Mr. Jones. Mr. Jones's daughter has also worn all his shirts.

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for 100 Toy Soldiers from Josely Co.

Do you want spending money? (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (ad copy)
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for selling motto plaques from Stephens Credit Sales

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white

Junior Space Pilots on the beam! (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for selling White Cloverine Salve from Wilson Chemical Co.

Indexer Notes

Art style looks like a Bazooka Joe cartoon; back cover