(May-June 1952)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
bi-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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #161, 170, 179, 188, 223-228, 230)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman, Batman and Robin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]

Happy Hobby Time (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Frank
Synopsis:
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

"Scoop" Smith, Boy Reporter! (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]; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis:
A teenage genius becomes the Daily Planet's star reporter- and then publisher of a rival paper!

[Bronco Buster] (Table of Contents)

Word Round-Up / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

The Amazing Robot Archer! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow [Oliver]; Speedy [Roy]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The Robot Archer is a tank.

["Who's that new handsome man on the campus?"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

["What is the oldest food consumed by man?"] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich 11-24-07.

The Treasure in the Ice! (Table of Contents)

The Wyoming Kid / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner F. Fox
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyoming Kid

["Hello, White Cloud. I hear your son is back from eastern college"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #3

The Topsy-Turvy Treasure Hunt! (Table of Contents)

Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor! / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tom Sparks; Joan

["K.P. - Phooey!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Reprints:

Of Spies and Men (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Will Yolen (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["What an expensive date she is."] (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

Genre:
humor; teen

The Murder of Bruce Wayne! (Table of Contents)

Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Bob Kane (Batman & Robin figures) (signed); Lew Sayre Schwartz [as Bob Kane] (signed)
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman [Bruce Wayne]; Robin [Dick Grayson]; Commissioner James Gordon; Board of Trustees of the International Chemical Company [Holmes Caffrey (chairman); Donald Penn; Bruce Wayne; John Keith-Dudley; Roger J. Keep (villain)]; Stagg (villain, Keep's bodyguard); Rogle (villain, Keep's bodyguard)
Synopsis:
A member of the International Chemical Company's Board of Trustees decides that the other members are trying to defraud the stockholders, so derives a plan to kill them all....including Bruce Wayne!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Bat-Cave; Bat-Signal; Batmobile; Gotham City; Wayne Mansion

Indexer Notes

Added pencil credit [Kane] by Craig Delich (December 2005) and verified by Schwartz.

["-and run out immediately and buy a box of Crummy-Wummies - they're wonderful!"] (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

Genre:
humor; children

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for The House of Mystery #4; Inside of back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman, Batman and Robin
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time
    Superboy
  3. 2. "Scoop" Smith, Boy Reporter!
    Superman
  4. 3. [Bronco Buster]
    Word Round-Up
  5. 4. The Amazing Robot Archer!
    The Green Arrow
  6. 5. ["Who's that new handsome man on the campus?"]
    Peg
  7. 6. ["What is the oldest food consumed by man?"]
    Quick Quiz
  8. 7. The Treasure in the Ice!
    The Wyoming Kid
  9. 8. ["Hello, White Cloud. I hear your son is back from eastern college"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. The Topsy-Turvy Treasure Hunt!
    Tom Sparks, Boy Inventor!
  12. 11. ["K.P. - Phooey!"]
    Private Pete
  13. 12. Of Spies and Men
  14. 13. ["What an expensive date she is."]
    Jerry The Jitterbug
  15. 14. The Murder of Bruce Wayne!
    Batman With Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. ["-and run out immediately and buy a box of Crummy-Wummies - they're wonderful!"]
    Little Pete
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Lou Mougin
  • Craig Delich
  • Clayton Emery
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross