(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:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

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 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

Greatest Showman In the World (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
P. T. Barnum bio.

Superman Meets Pocahontas (Table of Contents)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Pocahontas
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Time-travel story.

[Dog Biscuits][First Line: I've got it at last!] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Title and first line from Arthur Lortie, added August 2006. Sequence may be out of order.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. The Man Who Went To Krypton
    Superman
  3. 2. The Greatest Pitcher In the World
    Superman
  4. 3. Greatest Showman In the World
  5. 4. Superman Meets Pocahontas
    Superman
  6. 5. [Dog Biscuits][First Line: I've got it at last!]
    Professor Eureka
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