(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); Mort Weisinger (actual); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Mythical Monsters! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

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

Master Art Helper Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mythical Monsters (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lewis Lang; Lana Lang

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 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
Jerry, would you go down to the Bijou Theatre and bring my brother home?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / 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

The Five Lives of the Sea King (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

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

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

Peg / 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
It's nice of you to let me take your picture, Peg.
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!" (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy

The Santa Claus Who Hated Christmas (Table of Contents: 12)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

New Islands (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Inks
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints
  • From ALL HANDS, The Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Micro-Film Crimes! (Table of Contents: 17)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

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

Varsity Vic / 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
Vic, pick me up at eight.
Genre
humor
Reprints

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mythical Monsters!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  3. 2. The Mythical Monsters
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Jerry, would you go down to the Bijou Theatre and bring my brother home?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  6. 5. Tops in Comics!
    Superboy; Mutt & Jeff
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. The Five Lives of the Sea King
    Aquaman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. ["It's nice of you to let me take your picture, Peg."]
    Peg
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  12. 11. Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!"
    Superboy
  13. 12. The Santa Claus Who Hated Christmas
    Johnny Quick
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. New Islands
  16. 15. ["Poor Pud..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  17. 16. Editorial Advisory Board
  18. 17. The Micro-Film Crimes!
    The Green Arrow
  19. 18. ["Vic, pick me up at eight."]
    Varsity Vic
  20. 19. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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