(December 1948)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Truth or Consequences (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Ralph Edwards
Reprints:
Keywords:
radio shows; seltzer bottles

Superman Takes the Consequences (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Ralph Edwards
Keywords:
radio shows; Truth or Consequences

Indexer Notes

With Ralph Edwards, featuring Superman on the popular contemporary Truth or Consequences radio program.

The Man Who Laughed at Scotland Yard (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill
Reprints:

The Interplanetary Aquarium (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Fischetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Planeteers; Col. Tommy Tomorrow; Joan Gordy
Synopsis:
The year is 1988. Tommy Tomorrow recently graduated from Space Port with the rank of Colonel in the Planeteers. He is instructed to visit other planets in the solar system and bring back specimens of marine life, so that the giant aquarium can be expanded to an Interplanetary Aquarium. Joan Gordy of the Planetary Radio News accompanies Col. Tomorrow and his crew.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ganymede (a moon of Jupiter); Gotham (capital of Earth and of the nine planets); Interplanetary Aquarium; Planetary Radio News; Planeteer Medal; Science Bureau; Space Port a.k.a. the "West Point" of the future; Titan (a moon of Saturn); Umbriel (a moon of Uranus); Venus

Indexer Notes

(1) The character "Tommy Tomorrow" appeared earlier in fillers prophesying the future in Real Fact Comics #6, 8, and 13, although this is a different treatment of him.
(2) The events of Real Fact Comics #16 occur between page 2 panel 2 and page 2 panel 3 of the Tommy Tomorrow story in this issue.

Magic Music (Table of Contents)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
W. F. White
Inks:
W. F. White
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Zatara

El Boleadora (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Truth or Consequences
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Takes the Consequences
    Superman
  3. 2. The Man Who Laughed at Scotland Yard
    Congo Bill
  4. 3. The Interplanetary Aquarium
    Tommy Tomorrow
  5. 4. Magic Music
    Zatara
  6. 5. El Boleadora
    Vigilante
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • John Censullo
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gene Reed
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  • Diverse Hands
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  • Kelly Langston-Smith
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Carlos Tasada
  • John Douglas Miceli
  • Kyle Weber
  • Terry Watkins
  • Allen Ross
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Darrel McCann
  • Ed Boner