(April-May 1966)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-02-01
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Cool Hot Rodder! (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Super-Hip; "Crash" Vyctum; Zombia Ghastly; Professor Frank N. Stein
Keywords:
celebrity; driver's education; Frankenstein's monsters; guitars; hot rods; mod fashions; monsters; mummies

The Cool Hot-Rodder (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Bob Oksner ?
Letters:
Stan Starkman [as Stan Quill]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Tadwallader Jutefruice [Super-Hip]; Badger Goldliver; Doltish; Godfrey Goldliver; Lisa; Henrietta; Ruth the Wrecker; Zombia Ghastly; "Crash" Vyctum (introduction)
Synopsis:
Tad wants to beat Badger in a hot rod race, which leads to industrial espionage and Tad being temporarily separated from Super-Hip.
Keywords:
Benedict Arnold High School; celebrity; hot rods; monsters

Indexer Notes

story is told in three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page

Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed? (Table of Contents)

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #160 [80 Page Giant #G-21], on sale February 10

["Going steady with you, Sylvia..."] (Table of Contents)

Going Steady / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

four gag cartoons

["More kids come into your hobby shop, Mr. Cap..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6374

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale the second half of February 1966

What's Your B.Q.? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
National Brotherhood Week quiz

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated April 1959.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.3 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 191,656
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 224,798
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

Destination Cool! (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery; Teen Titans; Mystery In Space; All American Men of War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Robby Reed [Dial H for Hero]; Teen Titans; Ultra the Multi-Alien; Balloon Buster

Indexer Notes

house ad for DC comics

Bullets Bounce Off Him! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #185

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bits from Bob's Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
Bob Oksner ? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
includes biographical facts about Bob Hope

Indexer Notes

letter submitted by Hal Banner

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Cool Hot Rodder!
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. The Cool Hot-Rodder
    Bob Hope
  3. 2. Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed?
    The Flash
  4. 3. ["Going steady with you, Sylvia..."]
    Going Steady
  5. 4. ["More kids come into your hobby shop, Mr. Cap..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. What's Your B.Q.?
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Destination Cool!
    House of Mystery; Teen Titans; Mystery In Space; All American Men of War
  10. 9. Bullets Bounce Off Him!
    Superman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Bits from Bob's Mailbag
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