(February-March 1950)

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 (credited); Jack Schiff (managing)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Alan Ladd / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (photo)
Inks:
Theda Hall; Emerson Hall (photo)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

National Comics Takes Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gertrude Nixson
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letter from Gertrude Nixson, Chair of the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency Committe of the Women's National Institue awarding the 1949 Medal of Honor to National Comics Publications for "constructive advancement in comic books"

The Girl Who Bought a Movie Star (Table of Contents)

Alan Ladd / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Alan Ladd; Diana Sethridge; Wilson Baxter; Rita
Synopsis:
A rich heiress hires a double to act for her in movies.

Alan Ladd -- Stunt Man! (Table of Contents)

Alan Ladd / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Alan Ladd; Batman (cameo); Robin (cameo); Tuss Baker; Taggert; Peg
Synopsis:
Alan becomes a stunt man to help an old friend finish a picture.

Bear Trapped! (Table of Contents)

Ray-O-Vac Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Two Lives of a French Actress (Table of Contents)

Untold Tales of Filmland / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Kay Kildare (narrator); Jeanne-Marie Fleurs; General Von Klepner
Synopsis:
A french actress ruins her reputation by appearing to collaborate with the Nazis.

My Favorite Role -- Whispering Smith (Table of Contents)

Alan Ladd / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Alan Ladd (as Whispering Smith); The Barton Brothers; Murray Sinclair; Marian; George McCloud

["Did you enjoy the picture?"] (Table of Contents)

Movie Mirth / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert ?
Pencils:
Harry Lampert ?
Inks:
Harry Lampert ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert ?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

credit changed from Harry Lazarus to Harry Lampert by Bob Hughes 12/7/09

Lines by Ladd (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Alan Ladd
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

text probably ghost-written by Jack Miller

["There! I'll send this letter off to Mr. Flimsplice, the producer!"] (Table of Contents)

Honey in Hollywood / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Stand Up for Sportsmanship (Table of Contents)

Batman & Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin

The Jet Pilot from Hollywood (Table of Contents)

Alan Ladd / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Alan Ladd; Sharon Sloane; Johnny Wheeler
Synopsis:
Alan enters the Fenton Air Race as a publicity stunt.

"A complete picture story of a thrilling new movie before it hits the screen" (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Feature Films #1

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Alan Ladd
  2. 1. National Comics Takes Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children
  3. 2. The Girl Who Bought a Movie Star
    Alan Ladd
  4. 3. Alan Ladd -- Stunt Man!
    Alan Ladd
  5. 4. Bear Trapped!
    Ray-O-Vac Batteries
  6. 5. The Two Lives of a French Actress
    Untold Tales of Filmland
  7. 6. My Favorite Role -- Whispering Smith
    Alan Ladd
  8. 7. ["Did you enjoy the picture?"]
    Movie Mirth
  9. 8. Lines by Ladd
  10. 9. ["There! I'll send this letter off to Mr. Flimsplice, the producer!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  11. 10. Stand Up for Sportsmanship
    Batman & Robin
  12. 11. The Jet Pilot from Hollywood
    Alan Ladd
  13. 12. "A complete picture story of a thrilling new movie before it hits the screen"
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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