(May 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
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Keywords:
chickens; dogs; flooding

Clark Kent's Career (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

The Poison Planet (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow

["And with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Dead Man's Gold (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle [as E.J.S.] (signed)
Inks:
Ed Smalle [as E.J.S.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill

["If I don't reduce a little..."] (Table of Contents)

Jasper / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Any Gum, Chum? (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How chewing gum and bubble gum are made.

["Golly, it's muddy out after the rain!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Home, Sweet Home! (Table of Contents)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs; Lucy Biggs; Li'l Allergy; Mr. Biggs; Mrs. Biggs
Synopsis:
Everyone in Binky's family learns a lesson about being more thoughtful and accommodating to one another.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations

The Quest for the Two Dead Men (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks:
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Vigilante

["Boy - look at all these snowballs!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Builder! Creator] (Table of Contents)

Handy Andys / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Pencils:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Inks:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Pierre St. Amand; Barbara Bittner; Jack Roush; Mary Chase
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Clark Kent's Career
    Superman
  3. 2. The Poison Planet
    Tommy Tomorrow
  4. 3. ["And with the costume I got for us, Jerry, we should be a cinch for first prize"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. Dead Man's Gold
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. ["If I don't reduce a little..."]
    Jasper
  7. 6. Any Gum, Chum?
  8. 7. ["Golly, it's muddy out after the rain!"]
    Shorty
  9. 8. Home, Sweet Home!
    Leave It to Binky
  10. 9. The Quest for the Two Dead Men
    Vigilante
  11. 10. ["Boy - look at all these snowballs!"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. [Builder! Creator]
    Handy Andys
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