(February 1953)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-12-24
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 Anti-Superman Weapon (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Anti-Superman Weapon (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me. You look like a decent sort of chap...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Superboy; Mutt & Jeff / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

I Rode with the Outlaw Cameleers (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Miss Calhoun; Culgara; the cameleers
Synopsis
Bill captures a group of caravan raiders, using kittens to frighten their camels.
Reprints
Keywords
Aswan; camels; deserts; disguises; el Farafa Oasis; Libya; Persian cats; stereotyping of Arabs; the Nile River; World Wide Insurance Company

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Everybody's going to this costume ball...
Genre
humor

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Children from Space! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Peril at the South Pole (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
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: 16)

Private Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pete, run over and pick up three cases of eggs...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Five Bandannas for Vigilante (Table of Contents: 18)

Vigilante / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante; Stuff

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

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

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Anti-Superman Weapon
    Superman
  2. 1. Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!"
    Superboy
  3. 2. Anti-Superman Weapon
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Pardon me. You look like a decent sort of chap..."]
    Varsity Vic
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  6. 5. Tops in Comics!
    Superboy; Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. I Rode with the Outlaw Cameleers
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  10. 9. ["Poor Pud..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. ["Everybody's going to this costume ball..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  13. 12. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  14. 13. The Children from Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  15. 14. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  16. 15. Peril at the South Pole
  17. 16. ["Pete, run over and pick up three cases of eggs..."]
    Private Pete
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  19. 18. Five Bandannas for Vigilante
    Vigilante
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  21. 20. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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