(June-July 1966)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
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

["Super-Hip stole a pint of blood from the faculty locker -- and must be disciplined!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Super-Hip; Frank N. Stein; Dr. Van Pyre; Professor Heinrich von Wolfmann
Keywords:
axes; banjos; disguises; Frankenstein's monsters; guitars; mod fashions; vampires; werewolves

The Top TV Comic Stars Come From DC (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; ad for DC superhero adaptations in other media, including the television series of Batman and The Adventures of Superman, and the Broadway musical "It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman."

Super-Hope Meets Super-Hip (part 1) (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Super-Hip [Tadwallader Jutefruice]; Harvard Harvard; Badger Goldliver; Doltish; Zombia Ghastly; Lisa; Frank N. Stein; Dr. Van Pyre; Heinrich Von Wolfmann
Synopsis:
Bob disguises himself as Super-Hip to provoke a reaction from Tad; coincidentally, it's on the same day that the faculty decides that they have had enough of Super-Hip.

A Super-Scoop! (Table of Contents)

superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 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) #187 [80 Page Giant #G-23], on sale April 14

Everyone Swore It Couldn't Happen -- But It Does! (Table of Contents)

Doom Patrol / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Doom Patrol (DC, 1964 series) #104, on sale April 19

["Is that refrigerator egg holder for your mom?"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6405

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 in late April

Your Free Trip Around the World! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The public library can take its patrons on journeys around the world and beyond, as shown by the captain after telling the boys some tales.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1963.

It's Super-Goof (part 2) (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Tadwallader Jutefruice; Dr. Van Pyre; Frank N. Stein; Heinrich von Wolfmann; Harvard Harvard
Synopsis:
The monstrous faculty capture Bob after a long chase, believing that he is Super-Hip.

["Said a cat suffocating in Squaresville..."] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for DC comics in limerick form

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

house ad for Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #1, on sale April 7

"Hip-Two-Three-Four!" (part 3) (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Super-Hip [Tadwallader Jutefruice]; Heinrich von Wolfmann; Frank N. Stein; Dr. Van Pyre; Carlo da Balogna; Vava Vavoom
Synopsis:
Bob escapes, but now the teachers decide to dress as Super-Hip themselves when a famous movie producer comes to town looking to cast the hero in his latest movie.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

biographical information on Bob Hope

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

It's a Young World / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

three gag cartoons

Introducing Villo (Table of Contents)

Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #50

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Super-Hip stole a pint of blood from the faculty locker -- and must be disciplined!"]
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. The Top TV Comic Stars Come From DC
  3. 2. Super-Hope Meets Super-Hip (part 1)
    Bob Hope
  4. 3. A Super-Scoop!
    superman
  5. 4. Everyone Swore It Couldn't Happen -- But It Does!
    Doom Patrol
  6. 5. ["Is that refrigerator egg holder for your mom?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  9. 8. It's Super-Goof (part 2)
    Bob Hope
  10. 9. ["Said a cat suffocating in Squaresville..."]
  11. 10. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
  12. 11. "Hip-Two-Three-Four!" (part 3)
    Bob Hope
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Bits from Bob's Mailbag
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    It's a Young World
  15. 14. Introducing Villo
    Challengers of the Unknown
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