(October-November 1963)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1963
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

Issue Notes

licensed celebrity character


["Run, Bob, Run!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; pretty girl; gunmen
Synopsis:
Gunmen menace Bob Hope as he teeters on the ledge of a tall building.
Keywords:
revolvers

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for 18 novelty items from Honor House Prod. Corp.

["Faster, Bob -- faster!"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; pretty girl; gunmen
Synopsis:
Bob Hope, in track suit, races away from gunmen
Keywords:
sports; track and field

Indexer Notes

Full-page splash panel

["Hmm -- they usually serve food at conventions."] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Natasha; Mary; Professor; Blitznian agents; Blitznian athletes
Synopsis:
Bob Hope accidentally takes a professor's formula, ending up in Blitznia with super speed but without his memory. Blitznians groom him to run for them in the Olympics, but his memory recovers after encountering the professor and his pretty daughter again. The professor's reverse formula accidentally reverses him back to the stone age, where he is soon surrounded by pretty girls.
Keywords:
Olympics; sports; stone age; time travel

Indexer Notes

Story told in three parts, plus splash page -- but parts do not have separate titles, and each flows directly from its predecessor, so they are treated here as one continuous story.

["Try a tongue teaser!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with tongue teaser activity, for Tootsie Roll

["The Flashiest News of the Year."] (Table of Contents)

The Flash (Barry Allen) / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.66 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Flash (Barry Allen); Elongated Man; Katmos (Metal Monarch); Mr Element; Grodd Super Gorilla; Kid Flash; Star Sapphire
Synopsis:
Promo for Giant Flash Annual; large thumbnail of cover

["This coupon entitles you to free admission"] (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 0.34 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring ?
Inks:
Wayne Boring ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Ad, with discount coupons, for Palisades Amusement Park

["Get these Favorite, Exciting and Entertaining Comics Magazines Delivered to Your Home."] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
? (artwork); ? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Wonder Woman; Lois Lane; Superman; Bob Hope; Sugar; Spike; Fox; Crow
Synopsis:
Promo, with order coupon, for subscriptions to any or all of six DC titles

["Your eyes may play tricks... but not your taste!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Tootsie Roll Pop; optical illusion activity

["Command a Naval Fleet"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for 102 ships of all nations from "Ships."
Keywords:
navy; war

["Free! These... and more new issue stamps"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for stamps from Garcelon Stamp Co.
Keywords:
philately; stamp collecting

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Hollywood news and gossip
Keywords:
Hollywood; movie star

["For party fun!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Tootsie Roll Fudge; rules for Target Fudge game activity

["132 Roman Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for toy soldiers from Roman War Soldier
Keywords:
Rome; war

["147 Famous Automobiles"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for plastic cars from Auto Models

["100 Toy Soldiers"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for plastic soldiers from 100 Toy Soldiers
Keywords:
toy soldier; war

["Skinny or fat, 15, 20, 30 or 40 years of age"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ben Rebhuhn; John Sill; Wm Butler; Jim Norman
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for American Body Building Club

["Boys, Girls, Men, Women"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for selling Christmas cards from Wallace Brown, Inc.
Keywords:
Christmas
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Run, Bob, Run!"]
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. ["Faster, Bob -- faster!"]
  4. 3. ["Hmm -- they usually serve food at conventions."]
    Bob Hope
  5. 4. ["Try a tongue teaser!"]
  6. 5. ["The Flashiest News of the Year."]
    The Flash (Barry Allen)
  7. 6. ["This coupon entitles you to free admission"]
    Superman
  8. 7. ["Get these Favorite, Exciting and Entertaining Comics Magazines Delivered to Your Home."]
  9. 8. ["Your eyes may play tricks... but not your taste!"]
  10. 9. ["Command a Naval Fleet"]
  11. 10. ["Free! These... and more new issue stamps"]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Inside Hollywood
  13. 12. ["For party fun!"]
  14. 13. ["132 Roman Soldiers"]
  15. 14. ["147 Famous Automobiles"]
  16. 15. ["100 Toy Soldiers"]
  17. 16. ["Skinny or fat, 15, 20, 30 or 40 years of age"]
  18. 17. ["Boys, Girls, Men, Women"]
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