(November-December 1950)

DC, 1939 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 editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
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; Lois Lane; Perry Como
Reprints:

Perry Como, I Love You (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry Como; Perry White
Synopsis:
Lois wins a contest to sing on a record with Perry Como, much to the chagrin of a crooked record company who want their star to shine instead.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / 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; children

The City Under the Sea (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Queen Paralea of Atlantis (Intro); Hajar (Intro, Villain); Professor Hubble
Synopsis:
Superman finds a domed city where the Queen falls in love with Clark because he's so ordinary

Indexer Notes

redone in Action 298

[If Columbus had followed his original plan...] (Table of Contents)

Flag Facts / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Greeks Had a Word For It / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Music On The March (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Clark Kent's Twin (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; Lois Lane; Joe Poleski (Intro, Clark Kent's double); Skinhead (Intro, Villain); Perry White
Synopsis:
Joe Poleski gets amnesia and thinks he's Clark Kent. Meanwhile Lois has just seen Clark change to Superman. So she accuses Joe of being Superman- and since he doesn't know any better, he believes her!

Indexer Notes

Beginning of the whole series of stories in which Lois tries to prove Clark is Superman.

Nature Loves a Nature-Lover (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Perry Como, I Love You
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Little Pete
  4. 3. The City Under the Sea
    Superman
  5. 4. [If Columbus had followed his original plan...]
    Flag Facts
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Greeks Had a Word For It
  7. 6. Music On The March
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Vic
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Clark Kent's Twin
    Superman
  11. 10. Nature Loves a Nature-Lover
    Buzzy
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