(March-April 1949)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois 4XR

The Menace of the Machine Men (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Luthor (villain); Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
Aliens appear to land in the woods outside Northville and invade the city with giant robots.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daffy & Doodle / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Every Man a Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Lois 4XR (intro)
Synopsis:
Superman is thrown into the future where everyone has super powers and he meets a woman who looks just like Lois Lane. He tries to determine if she is his descendant.

Indexer Notes

Time-travel story; Metropolis said to have been destroyed in 1970! Plot revised and re-used in Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #28.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

published by National Comics
480 Lexington Ave NY 17, NY
F. W. Ellsworth editor
Owners H. Donenfeld, J. Liebowitz, P. Sampliner, Gussie Donenfeld, Rose Liebowtiz, Sophie Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Donenfeld, Frederic Iger, Arlene Donenfeld

The Deaf Man of Bonn (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
biography
Characters:
Beethoven

Indexer Notes

Beethoven bio

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen; humor

The Son of Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Tommy Barstow (intro, briefly adopted by Superman); Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
Superman adopts an orphan boy and builds up his strength and confidence.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Menace of the Machine Men
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Daffy & Doodle
  4. 3. Every Man a Superman
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Casey the Cop
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bebe
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  9. 8. Statement of Ownership
  10. 9. The Deaf Man of Bonn
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Vic
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Peg
  13. 12. The Son of Superman
    Superman
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