(May 1951)

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)
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

The Girl of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superwoman; Lex Luthor

The Girl of Steel (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor

Indexer Notes

Featuring a Supergirl who looks very similar to the Supergirl to arrive later in the decade.

The Top of the World (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Article about the North Pole and the Arctic Region.

[Are ants able to swim?] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

World of the Metal Men (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Tomorrow

["Oh boy - what a swell day for fishing!"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Get It off Your Chest! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen

Pipeline Peril! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Smalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Villers; Sergeant Neihof; Captain Veuvray; Colonel Medor
Synopsis:
Bill exposes two French Foreign Legionnaires engaged in the theft of Indo-Chinese oil.
Keywords:
French Foreign Legion; Hanoi; Hue; Indo-China; jeeps; Luanfang; oil pipelines; ox carts; oxen; Prabang; Saigon; World Wide Insurance Company

Jim Bridger (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Al McLean (signed)
Pencils:
Al McLean (signed)
Inks:
Al McLean (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Al McLean (signed)

Genre:
biography; western-frontier

["Folks, would you mind being very quiet tonight?"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

["But Mom, - please!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / 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
Reprints:

Riddle of the Rainbow Man (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
vs the Rainbow Man

["And I'm going with Alan tonight."] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 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:
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl of Steel!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Girl of Steel
    Superman
  3. 2. The Top of the World
  4. 3. [Are ants able to swim?]
    Quick Quiz
  5. 4. World of the Metal Men
    Tommy Tomorrow
  6. 5. ["Oh boy - what a swell day for fishing!"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. Get It off Your Chest!
    Buzzy
  8. 7. Pipeline Peril!
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. Jim Bridger
  10. 9. ["Folks, would you mind being very quiet tonight?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  11. 10. ["But Mom, - please!"]
    Varsity Vic
  12. 11. Riddle of the Rainbow Man
    Vigilante
  13. 12. ["And I'm going with Alan tonight."]
    Peg
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