(September 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

Superman's Aunt Minerva! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]
Keywords:
automobiles; umbrellas

Superman's Aunt Minerva (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

A Famous Indian Tribe (Table of Contents)

Cartoon Criss-Cross / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
western-frontier

Mystery of the Little Worlds (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

The Crime Circus (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
jungle

["Tomorrow is Mother's birthday. Did you remember it, Pete?"] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Title changed to first line of dialog to facilitate reprint tracking. (Gene Reed, 7/7/2011)

["Go out there and pitch a good game, Jerry - they're broadcasting it!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry Jitterbug / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title changed to first line of dialog to facilitate reprint tracking. (Gene Reed, 7/7/2011)

The Legend of Playboy (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Favorites in Fantasy! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Sprang; Curt Swan; Irwin Hasen; Al Plastino
Inks:
Charles Paris; Stan Kaye; Bernard Sachs; Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Joker; Superboy; Wonder Woman; Superman
Synopsis:
House ads for current issues of Batman, Superboy, Wonder Woman, Superman

["Goodbye, Bill. I had a swell time."] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Capture of the Four Aces (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

["I found it! A wonderful cold preventative!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title and first line from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006. Title changed to first line of dialog to facilitate reprint tracking. (Gene Reed, 7/7/2011)

[How long does it require an iceberg to melt?] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Old Folks Are People, Too! (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
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Superman's Aunt Minerva!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman's Aunt Minerva
    Superman
  3. 2. A Famous Indian Tribe
    Cartoon Criss-Cross
  4. 3. Mystery of the Little Worlds
    Tommy Tomorrow
  5. 4. The Crime Circus
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. ["Tomorrow is Mother's birthday. Did you remember it, Pete?"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. ["Go out there and pitch a good game, Jerry - they're broadcasting it!"]
    Jerry Jitterbug
  8. 7. The Legend of Playboy
  9. 8. Favorites in Fantasy!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. ["Goodbye, Bill. I had a swell time."]
    Peg
  11. 10. The Capture of the Four Aces
    Vigilante
  12. 11. ["I found it! A wonderful cold preventative!"]
    Professor Eureka
  13. 12. [How long does it require an iceberg to melt?]
    Quick Quiz
  14. 13. Old Folks Are People, Too!
    Buzzy
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