(December 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-10-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
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, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Five Against Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
vaults

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

5 Against Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Killers' Bodyguard! (Table of Contents: 6)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Egan; Laird
Synopsis
Bill leads a pair of escaped convicts in a circle in the jungle in order to facilitate their capture.
Keywords
crocodiles; gorillas; lions; rhinoceroses; tiger traps; World Wide Insurance Company

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Now More Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Mom! Peggy and I are running away to get married...
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Statue from Space (Table of Contents: 12)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Operation Booby Trap (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Lt. Jason Mallory
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits submitted by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This looks like a good program...
Genre
humor

The Sailor on Horseback! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Someone left those signal flags there!
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Five Against Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. 5 Against Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Whoopee! This is the real wild west!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
    Superman
  7. 6. Killers' Bodyguard!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. Now More Than Ever!
    Action Comics
  10. 9. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  11. 10. ["Oh, Mom! Peggy and I are running away to get married..."]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  13. 12. The Statue from Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. Operation Booby Trap
  16. 15. ["This looks like a good program..."]
    Varsity Vic
  17. 16. The Sailor on Horseback!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  19. 18. ["Someone left those signal flags there!"]
    Shorty
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Cracker Jack
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