(October 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); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

The Worst Boy In Smallville (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Your Favorite Buckskin Hero Now in a Brand-New Magazine All His Own (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter
Synopsis:
House ad for Tomahawk #1.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. This ad appears in most of the DC Comics with a October 1950 date.

The Worst Boy in Smallville (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Paul Westley

["Hmm - I guess the doctor was right!"] (Table of Contents)

Casey the Cop / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Formula That Failed (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts

Danger Is Where You Find It! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; spy
Characters:
King Faraday
Synopsis:
House ad for Danger Trail #1.

["Mom always has me go to the store to pick up packages for her!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Camelot, USA (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
Frank Frazetta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shining Knight
Synopsis:
Takes place in Camelot, Michigan.
Reprints:

["Why hurry? I'm later than a rusty watch anyway."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty; Gloria; Mr. Natch

Indexer Notes

This is not the same character as the Henry Boltinoff Shorty.

Going Up (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article about elevators.

[Z is the least used letter of the alphabet] (Table of Contents)

Funny Facts / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Schoolchildren Round the World (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Secret of the Masked Archers (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Paul Talbot ?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; Masked Archers; Black Duke
Synopsis:
Green Arrow and Speedy meet the counterparts from 15th century France.

Indexer Notes

in 15th century France

[The binturong bear-cat of India and Malaya] (Table of Contents)

Little Stanley / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Kin Platt
Pencils:
Kin Platt
Inks:
Kin Platt
Colors:
?
Letters:
Kin Platt

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Worst Boy In Smallville
    Superboy
  2. 1. Your Favorite Buckskin Hero Now in a Brand-New Magazine All His Own
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. The Worst Boy in Smallville
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Hmm - I guess the doctor was right!"]
    Casey the Cop
  5. 4. The Formula That Failed
    Johnny Quick
  6. 5. Danger Is Where You Find It!
    Danger Trail
  7. 6. ["Mom always has me go to the store to pick up packages for her!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. Camelot, USA
    Shining Knight
  9. 8. ["Why hurry? I'm later than a rusty watch anyway."]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Going Up
  11. 10. [Z is the least used letter of the alphabet]
    Funny Facts
  12. 11. Schoolchildren Round the World
    Superman
  13. 12. The Secret of the Masked Archers
    Green Arrow
  14. 13. [The binturong bear-cat of India and Malaya]
    Little Stanley
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