(November-December 1949)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; [Jack Schiff]; [Mort Weisinger]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Superboy Meets Supergirl (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Sikela?
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Supergirl [Queen Lucy; Regent of Borgonia] (wears orange costume, introduction)

Superboy Meets Supergirl! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [also as Clark Kent]; Queen Lucy [also as Lucy Regent]; Duke Norvello; Elena
Synopsis:
Queen Lucy of Borgonia enrolls in school in Smallville incognito, where her athletic ability and intelligence alienate her from all of the students except Clark Kent. When she helps Superboy stop some thieves, the mayor asks her to appear in a benefit with Superboy as Supergirl where Superboy makes it appear that she can perform the same sort of feats that he can. Lucy is kidnapped back to Borgonia by Duke Norvello who attempts to discredit her in the eyes of her people. Superboy arrives and reveals Duke Norvello's duplicity and Lucy takes her place as queen of her people.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

no relation to Kara Zor-El Supergirl. Writer id by Bob Hughes 1/05. Inker id by Bob Hughes 7/05.

Saves the Day! (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

A Zoo for Sale! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Fischetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 2/05. Inker id by Bob Hughes 7/05

Comics Television Viewer (Table of Contents)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 6 and 7 of "A Zoo for Sale".

Now! America's Favorite Radio Family in a Comics Magazine All Their Own! (Table of Contents)

Ozzie and Harriet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
House ad for The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet #1.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Cover illustration in this ad is a line-drawn version of the photo cover that appears on the published comic.

Lightning Hunters (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

text page

["Jeepers, I hope I can sell my car!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Dad, I've decided I'm going on a strict diet!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Isle of Menace! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Intro-The Planner; Ma Kent

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes 7/05

Hollywood's Top Adventure Star! (Table of Contents)

Alan Ladd / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Alan Ladd
Synopsis:
House ad for Alan Ladd #1.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Illustration in this ad is a line-drawn version of the photo cover for ALan Ladd #1.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superboy Meets Supergirl
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy Meets Supergirl!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Saves the Day!
    Captain Tootsie
  4. 3. A Zoo for Sale!
    Superboy
  5. 4. Comics Television Viewer
    Superboy's Workshop
  6. 5. Now! America's Favorite Radio Family in a Comics Magazine All Their Own!
    Ozzie and Harriet
  7. 6. Lightning Hunters
  8. 7. ["Jeepers, I hope I can sell my car!"]
    Varsity Vic
  9. 8. ["Dad, I've decided I'm going on a strict diet!"]
    Peg
  10. 9. The Isle of Menace!
    Superboy
  11. 10. Hollywood's Top Adventure Star!
    Alan Ladd
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes