(July-August 1952)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Man Who Went to Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

The Man Who Went To Krypton (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman (Origin retold); Jor-El (Flashback); Lara (Flashback); Professor William Enders (Introduction); Happy Murrel (Villain, Introduction)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This story redone in ACTION COMICS #281 (the Earth-One version).

The Popsicle Kids Capture a Bandit (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Greatest Pitcher In the World (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Professor (villain, introduction); the Fixer (villain, introduction)
Synopsis:
Superman loses his memory and becomes a baseball star.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

adapted from Superman radio show

Turns Terrific Clout Into Out! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Jim Wise / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Is the safari ready to start?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Whew! I'm all finished."] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (not signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (not signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (not signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (not signed)

Genre:
teen

Greatest Showman In the World (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Kane (signed)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
P. T. Barnum bio.

["I just answered an ad from a magazine"] (Table of Contents)

Private 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

The Amazin' Maze! (Table of Contents)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Superman Meets Pocahontas (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Pocahontas; Perry White; Chief Powatan
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Time-travel story.

["I've got it at last!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

First line from Arthur Lortie.

["Why are gold and silver coins milled?"] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Champion Larry Yogi Berra Sparks Yankees (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Went to Krypton
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Went To Krypton
    Superman
  3. 2. The Popsicle Kids Capture a Bandit
  4. 3. The Greatest Pitcher In the World
    Superman
  5. 4. Turns Terrific Clout Into Out!
    Jim Wise
  6. 5. ["Is the safari ready to start?"]
    Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. ["Whew! I'm all finished."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  8. 7. Greatest Showman In the World
  9. 8. ["I just answered an ad from a magazine"]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. The Amazin' Maze!
  11. 10. Superman Meets Pocahontas
    Superman
  12. 11. ["I've got it at last!"]
    Professor Eureka
  13. 12. ["Why are gold and silver coins milled?"]
    Quick Quiz
  14. 13. Champion Larry Yogi Berra Sparks Yankees
    Wheaties
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