(August 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
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 Man Who Owned Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Keywords:
construction

The Man Who Owned Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Oswald Whimple

["Hello, Tootsie. Did you get the note I sent you?"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Reprints:

Showdown in Suez! (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; Beth Carson; Legroot (villain)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Schreiber
Pencils:
Bill Schreiber
Inks:
Bill Schreiber
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

["H'lo, Gladys. I want you to meet Ronald. "] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg

The Planeteer from the Past! (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; Brent Wood; Joe Smith; The Five-Planet Bandits (villains)

Monster of the Sea (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
S. Minton
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[Which is the largest county in the world?] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Inks:
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction

["Young man, would you help me out?"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / 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
Characters:
Shorty
Reprints:

The Trigger Trail of 'Wild' Eddie Meeks! (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Vigilante; Stuff; "Wild" Eddie Meeks (villain)

["My lecture today will be on sleep."] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / 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
Characters:
Varsity Vic
Reprints:

Sweet Land of Liberty (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie
Synopsis:
The animals vote to enter a plain float in the Fourth of July parade so that they can spend more time entertaining veterans with their band. This dedication wins them a special prize instead of the "Best Decorated Float" they might have won if they had spent their time differently.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Owned Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Owned Superman
    Superman
  3. 2. ["Hello, Tootsie. Did you get the note I sent you?"]
    Varsity Vic
  4. 3. Showdown in Suez!
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Captain Tootsie
  6. 5. ["H'lo, Gladys. I want you to meet Ronald. "]
    Peg
  7. 6. The Planeteer from the Past!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Monster of the Sea
  9. 8. [Which is the largest county in the world?]
    Quick Quiz
  10. 9. ["Young man, would you help me out?"]
    Shorty
  11. 10. The Trigger Trail of 'Wild' Eddie Meeks!
    Vigilante
  12. 11. ["My lecture today will be on sleep."]
    Varsity Vic
  13. 12. Sweet Land of Liberty
    Peter Porkchops
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