(April 1950)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Reprints:

The Boy Who Talked Too Much (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Danny Peale
Synopsis:
Superboy has to teach Danny Peale a lesson when he spreads gossip via ham radio.

The Biography of Black Jack (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Daly
Inks:
John Daly
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Black Jack

The Lazy Names Crimes (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks:
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts

Sir Justin, Bronco Buster (Table of Contents)

Shining Knight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Inks:
Frank Frazetta (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shining Knight; Red Mike Rorty; Sam Sage
Synopsis:
Justin takes a trip out west to search for fossils. While he's there he helps the Sherrif tame a wild horse and catch some outlaws.
Reprints:

Letters to Lowell (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Things are very slow in the painting business!'] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

A Brother For Speedy (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; Tim North; Commissioner Saunders; Lefty Simms
Synopsis:
When his father is killed in a bank robbery Tim North comes to live with Oliver and Roy. But secretly he wants revenge for his father's death.

Indexer Notes

In this story, Oliver and Roy live in a small house.

Superman's Code for Buddies (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superboy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Boy Who Talked Too Much
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Biography of Black Jack
    Aquaman
  4. 3. The Lazy Names Crimes
    Johnny Quick
  5. 4. Sir Justin, Bronco Buster
    Shining Knight
  6. 5. Letters to Lowell
  7. 6. ["Things are very slow in the painting business!']
    Shorty
  8. 7. A Brother For Speedy
    Green Arrow
  9. 8. Superman's Code for Buddies
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