(February-March 1960)

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

["Never mind the fortune, Dad!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Keywords:
crystal balls; fortune tellers

Indexer Notes

Drucker credit from Bob Hughes. Cover previously credited to Bob Oksner.

[The Newspaper Man] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 7.667 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Oksner
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Bob lands a reporting gig. His assignment: to interview Nostril Darmus. He claims he can predict the future, but only when he has a cold.

Indexer Notes

First line: "B-B-Bob, our future doesn't look bright."

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.333 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

It's Fun to Help Others (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

[The Newspaper Man Part 2] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 7.667 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Oksner
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Hoods come to kidnap Darmus for their mobster boss who wants to know which ponies will win at the track. They nab Bob instead. In a panic, Bob "eenie-meeney-miney-moes" it and hits five winners.

[The Adventures of Jerry Lewis #56 ad] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.333 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Teen Age / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Bit of Disc and Data / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
record reviews

[The Newspaper Man Part 3] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Oksner
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Things get complicated. A female reporter sent to interview Darmus tracks Bob down and helps him escape. At the same time the mobster's bookie, comes to grab him so he doesn't lose any more money.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Never mind the fortune, Dad!"]
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. [The Newspaper Man]
    Bob Hope
  3. 2. Statement of Ownership
  4. 3. It's Fun to Help Others
    Superboy
  5. 4. [The Newspaper Man Part 2]
    Bob Hope
  6. 5. [The Adventures of Jerry Lewis #56 ad]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Teen Age
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    A Bit of Disc and Data
  9. 8. [The Newspaper Man Part 3]
    Bob Hope
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ed Boner
  • 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