(January-February 1950)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1949
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

First issue in which Wonder Woman wears sandals instead of boots.


The Trail of Thrills! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Woman (costume change)

Indexer Notes

Credits by Craig Delich 9/2005

The Trail of Thrills! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Look Who's Here! (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope

Indexer Notes

Promo ad for The Adventures of Bob Hope #1, Feb-March 1950, on sale 11/25/1949.

The Modern Midas! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Inks:
Harry G. Peter (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Etta Candy; Holliday Girls; Dean Sourpuss; Prince Sleeko; King Midas; Steve Trevor; Herbert Merrily

Amazon Hall of Fame prize Contest Winners! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

25 prize winners announced for a contest that was announced in Wonder Woman 36, July-August 1949. All were awarded a one year subscription.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

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

Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Participants on the Editorial Advisory Board and a roster of Superman DC National magazines.

["After a heavy shower, an earthworm's tunnel is flooded with water..."] (Table of Contents)

It's Fun to Know / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Fur Facts (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Text article with masthead illustration.

Mumtaz Mahal (Table of Contents)

Wonder Women of History / filler / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Julius Schwartz

Genre:
biography

Indexer Notes

Art id by Craig Delich (September 2005). Writer and editing credits verified by Jerry Bails (October 2005).

["Sam, I do believe we're going to have another businessman in the family!"] (Table of Contents)

Howie / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Give Your Town a Present! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

A Day In the Life of Wonder Woman! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Harry G. Peter
Inks:
Harry G. Peter
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steve Trevor; Etta Candy; Holliday Girls; Dean Sourpuss (Merrily); Vita Vain

["Can you foretell the future?"] (Table of Contents)

Justice Society of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash; Wonder Woman; Mr. Alpha

Indexer Notes

Promo ad for All-Star Comics 50, December 1949-January 1950.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Trail of Thrills!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. The Trail of Thrills!
    Wonder Woman
  3. 2. Look Who's Here!
    Bob Hope
  4. 3. The Modern Midas!
    Wonder Woman
  5. 4. Amazon Hall of Fame prize Contest Winners!
    Wonder Woman
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. ["After a heavy shower, an earthworm's tunnel is flooded with water..."]
    It's Fun to Know
  8. 7. Fur Facts
  9. 8. Mumtaz Mahal
    Wonder Women of History
  10. 9. ["Sam, I do believe we're going to have another businessman in the family!"]
    Howie
  11. 10. Give Your Town a Present!
    Superboy
  12. 11. A Day In the Life of Wonder Woman!
    Wonder Woman
  13. 12. ["Can you foretell the future?"]
    Justice Society of America
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