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

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

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

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

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:
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Miss Melody Lane of Broadway / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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:
?

Genre:
adventure
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) (Expand) /

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

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:
?

Genre:
drama
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:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Nestle's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Lines by Ladd (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

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 / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Batman and Robin Stand Up for Sportsmanship (Table of Contents)

Batman and 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:
?

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rubber-for-Molds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
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. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Gum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Miss Melody Lane of Broadway
  6. 5. Alan Ladd -- Stunt Man!
    Alan Ladd
  7. 6. Bear Trapped!
    Ray-O-Vac Batteries
  8. 7. The Two Lives of a French Actress
    Untold Tales of Filmland
  9. 8. My Favorite Role -- Whispering Smith!
    Alan Ladd
  10. 9. ["Did you enjoy the picture?"]
    Movie Mirth
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Nestle's Crunch
  12. 11. Lines by Ladd
  13. 12. ["There! I'll send this letter off to Mr. Flimsplice, the producer!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  14. 13. Batman and Robin Stand Up for Sportsmanship
    Batman and Robin
  15. 14. The Jet Pilot from Hollywood!
    Alan Ladd
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Rubber-for-Molds
  17. 16. ["A complete picture story of a thrilling new movie before it hits the screen"]
    Feature Films
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed