(June 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Hot-Rod Chariot Race! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Hop on the Welfare Wagon! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Hot-Rod Chariot Race! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
John Sikela
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Ben Hur
Synopsis:
A professor faces ridicule unless his claim that Ben Hur was a real person is supported. Superboy goes back in time to prove the existence of the fictional character.

Indexer Notes

A time travel story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Ted Williams

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["Report to Captain Jenk's company"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Private Pete
Synopsis:
Pete takes a baby carriage on a field trip to carry his things.
Reprints:

The Man Who Was Aquaman's Double! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Tommy Leeds
Synopsis:
Aquaman uses Tommy Leeds, a lookalike who can't swim, to impersonate him so he can appear to be in two places at one time. In doing so, he restores Tommy's luster in the eyes of his girl friend who thought her beau was rather dull.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wildroot / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Case of the Crossed-Up Car Crook (Table of Contents)

PF Canvas shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Art looks like one of the DC artists.

["A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / 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
Characters:
Professor Eureka; Dr. Henri
Synopsis:
The professor builds a new robot but dismantles it because it beats him at chess.
Reprints:

[Editorial Advisory Board] (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Also ran in other DC Comics this month.

Formulas for Space (Table of Contents)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts
Synopsis:
Your usual story in which aliens kidnap a "typical" human and decide not to invade earth because Earthmen are so tough. Johnny has trouble with his formula in space and has to use several randomly chosen variations.

Sailors Under the Sea (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
This is a factual feature on people who work on submarines.
Reprints:
  • from All Hands, Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin
Keywords:
educational

The Three Champion Archers! (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy
Synopsis:
Green Arrow enlists the aid of several expert archers to help capture criminals at a competition for archers hosted by Green Arrow.

Out of This World (Table of Contents)

Necco wafers / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[60 all new champion trading cards] (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Disappearing Glass Trick! (Table of Contents)

Learn a Bit of Magic / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

[The Oldest Symbol in Comics...] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for Sensation Comics #109 and Batman #71.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Red Ryder

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Hot-Rod Chariot Race!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Hop on the Welfare Wagon!
  3. 2. The Hot-Rod Chariot Race!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. ["Report to Captain Jenk's company"]
    Private Pete
  7. 6. The Man Who Was Aquaman's Double!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot
  9. 8. Case of the Crossed-Up Car Crook
    PF Canvas shoes
  10. 9. ["A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess!"]
    Professor Eureka
  11. 10. [Editorial Advisory Board]
  12. 11. Formulas for Space
    Johnny Quick
  13. 12. Sailors Under the Sea
  14. 13. The Three Champion Archers!
    Green Arrow
  15. 14. Out of This World
    Necco wafers
  16. 15. [60 all new champion trading cards]
    Wheaties
  17. 16. The Disappearing Glass Trick!
    Learn a Bit of Magic
  18. 17. [The Oldest Symbol in Comics...]
    DC Comics
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Peter Croome
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  • Jon Ingersoll
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