(February-March 1967)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-12-01
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

["I can't understand it! The computer has never made a mis-match before!"] (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; Lisa
Keywords:
celebrity; computer dating; computers; mod fashions; wedding gowns

The Love Machine (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 23.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Super-Hip; Professor Von Wolfmann; Badger Goldliver; Henrietta; Zombia Ghastly; Dr. Van Pyre; Lisa; Doltish; Chubby Chase; Bones Branagan; Beanpole Schultz; Shorty Lane;
Speedy Helen; Ted the Turtle; Dr. Frutekake; Harvard-Harvard III; Mad Man Glopke; Truck Spilvane; Stanley; Massachusetts; Batman; Robin; Ring; Sophia Loren; Nancy Ritz; Frank Sinatra; Phyllis Diller
Synopsis:
Tad's new supercomputer seems to have seriously miscalculated its selection of "perfect couples". Bob spends the whole issue in an insane asylum.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Esposito inks per Nick Caputo, March 2014. Previous indexer credited Carmine Infantino.

Even the Enemy Voted... (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #177 [80 Page Giant #G-32], on sale December 13

The Chips Are Down... (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman with Robin / 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 World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #164, on sale December 13

Peace On Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
the words "peace on earth" translated into many different languages

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early December 1966

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1966
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 194,004
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 214,093
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022

["I'm making green lawns on my train table."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6488

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Joel MacMillan of Cedar Rapids. Iowa

It's Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Root Beer... (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

house ad for Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #5, on sale December 22

["The other night, driving home after working at the studio,"] (Table of Contents)

Bob's Gag Bag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Bob Hope]
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

jokes, with excerpts of reader comments

Battle Grounds of the World! (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the GI Joe Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Letters:
?

Characters:
Andy; George

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; advertisement for G. I. Joe action figures

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["I can't understand it! The computer has never made a mis-match before!"]
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. The Love Machine
    Bob Hope
  3. 2. Even the Enemy Voted...
    Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  4. 3. The Chips Are Down...
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  5. 4. Peace On Earth
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["I'm making green lawns on my train table."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  9. 8. It's Yo-Ho-Ho and a Bottle of Root Beer...
    Swing with Scooter
  10. 9. ["The other night, driving home after working at the studio,"]
    Bob's Gag Bag
  11. 10. Battle Grounds of the World!
    Adventures in the GI Joe Club
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
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