(December 1961-January 1962)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Larry Nadle [as 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

["These are our ocean scientists, Bob!"] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Keywords:
celebrity; deep sea diving helmets; swimsuits

Test Your Talent! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["...And can you imagine, honey, everyone warned me not to go swimming with you..."] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
Bob Hope is almost fired as a beauty contest promoter, but instead is sent out to buy a pad so that he can take notes. He encounters a beatnik reciting poetry on the beach.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 1

Tootsie Roll Makes History! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Re-live the adventures of Superman when he was a boy!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

People Are People! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Don Cameron
Inks:
Don Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
All races are equal and must work together.

Indexer Notes

Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly Coordinating Organization for National Health, Welfare and Recreation Agencies of the U. S.

["Wow! What a crazy stationery store!"] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Vera Bentley; P. R. Bentley; Cha Cha; Olga
Synopsis:
Bob is recruited by Vera Bentley to lead the venture of her father, P. R. Bentley, to find a fresh-water current two miles deep in the ocean.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 2

["I'm a fudge judge!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Okay--All you guys and dolls!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

207 Stamps (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Inside Hollywood / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
News and gags about movie and TV stars

["Mr. Hope -- Don't dive there! The sign! The sign!"] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Vera Bentley; P. R. Bentley; Cha Cha; Olga
Synopsis:
Cha Cha and Olga try to blow up Bob to keep him from discovering the fresh-water spring. Vera saves Bob, but the bomb destroys the spring.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 3

["Kids flip their lids for Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["That was beautiful, Steve..."] (Table of Contents)

Beat / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Four cartoons about beatniks

An Amazing Invention--"Magic Art Reproducer" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["The world's greatest molder of handsome he-men and champs out of weaklings says..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Announcing the all-new Daisy B-B Gun"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["These are our ocean scientists, Bob!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. Test Your Talent!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. ["...And can you imagine, honey, everyone warned me not to go swimming with you..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. Tootsie Roll Makes History!
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Re-live the adventures of Superman when he was a boy!"]
    Superboy
  6. 5. People Are People!
  7. 6. ["Wow! What a crazy stationery store!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  8. 7. ["I'm a fudge judge!"]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  9. 8. ["Okay--All you guys and dolls!"]
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  10. 9. 207 Stamps
    Zenith Company
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Inside Hollywood
  12. 11. ["Mr. Hope -- Don't dive there! The sign! The sign!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  13. 12. ["Kids flip their lids for Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar"]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. ["That was beautiful, Steve..."]
    Beat
  15. 14. An Amazing Invention--"Magic Art Reproducer"
    Norton Products
  16. 15. ["The world's greatest molder of handsome he-men and champs out of weaklings says..."]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. ["Announcing the all-new Daisy B-B Gun"]
    Daisy B-B Guns
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