(March 1953)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-01-28
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 Sandman of Crime! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Always Remember! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Seagee Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Sandman of Crime! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

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

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
I'd like the job as soda clerk, sir...
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

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
How was your date with Roy last night?
Genre
humor

Congorilla! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Congorilla (gorilla); Clarence Goodwin
Synopsis
Bill helps a giant gorilla evade capture after it saves his life from a lion.
Keywords
anesthetic gasses; Congo; elephants' fear of mice; Libreville; lions; pulleys; spray guns; tiger traps; World Wide Insurance Company

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

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

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

Little 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
Baw" "H'lo, Pete. Why are you crying?
Genre
humor

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Good Neighbor Spirit (Table of Contents: 12)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Problem Pet from Space! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Man in the Back Seat (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Minton
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Outlaw Stallion (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Friendship Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bill Starts an Air Rifle Club (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sandman of Crime!
    Superman
  2. 1. Always Remember!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Seagee Co.
  4. 3. The Sandman of Crime!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["I'd like the job as soda clerk, sir..."]
    Varsity Vic
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  7. 6. ["To sum up, students..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  8. 7. ["How was your date with Roy last night?"]
    Peg
  9. 8. Congorilla!
    Congo Bill
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  11. 10. ["Baw" "H'lo, Pete. Why are you crying?"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  13. 12. Good Neighbor Spirit
    Leave It to Binky
  14. 13. The Problem Pet from Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. Man in the Back Seat
  17. 16. The Outlaw Stallion
    Vigilante
  18. 17. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Friendship Studios, Inc.
  22. 21. Bill Starts an Air Rifle Club
    Daisy Air Rifles
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