(May-June 1953)

DC, 1939 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Lois Lane, WAC! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Sueprman; Lois Lane

Lois Lane Joins the WACs! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Sgt. Gloria Mulvaney (intro); Perry White; Judy Masters (intro)

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

Quick Quiz / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

[:Oh yeah?"] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
humor; children

["I better not be late on my first day..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Unemployed Superman (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome ? (Writer A)
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Mr. Mxyztplk (villain); Lois Lane; Perry White

Indexer Notes

script credit from Martin O'Hearn

["Jeepers look at all the new boys here today"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

The Hurricane Hunters (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John Marlowe]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Super-Reporter of Metropolis (Table of Contents: 8)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Judge Reynolds; Special Ambassador Gruneski of Lathania
Synopsis:
Superman single-handedly puts out an issue of the DAILY PLANET

Indexer Notes

Bill Woolfolk originally credited as writer, but this story does not appear in his records that he wrote it.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lois Lane, WAC!
    Superman
  2. 1. Lois Lane Joins the WACs!
    Superman
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Quick Quiz
  4. 3. [:Oh yeah?"]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. ["I better not be late on my first day..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  6. 5. The Unemployed Superman
    Superman
  7. 6. ["Jeepers look at all the new boys here today"]
    Peg
  8. 7. The Hurricane Hunters
  9. 8. The Super-Reporter of Metropolis
    Superman
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
  • Ed Boner