(July 1953)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-05-27
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 Return of Planet Krypton! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Keywords
Krypton

Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

The Return of Planet Krypton! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / 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
Sorry, we're all out of Popsy cereal!
Genre
humor

The Quiz Game of Death! (Table of Contents: 6)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Droga
Synopsis
A quiz program sends Bill to a game reserve that is supposed to be populated with tame animals.
Keywords
Calcutta; elephants; India; photography; Rangiya Airport; television cameras; television quiz programs; tigers

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Victory by Reflection (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Major Mars; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Jinx Planet! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow
Reprints

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

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

Scanning the Sea Monsters (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (header)
Inks
? (header)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Amazing Crimes of the Lariat! (Table of Contents: 14)

Vigilante / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Giant Beach Ball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Return of Planet Krypton!
    Superman
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Return of Planet Krypton!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  5. 4. ["It's stopped snowing at last!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. ["Sorry, we're all out of Popsy cereal!"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. The Quiz Game of Death!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. Editorial Advisory Board
    Superman DC National Comics
  9. 8. Victory by Reflection
    Major Mars; Popsicle
  10. 9. The Line of Stars
    Superman DC National Comics
  11. 10. The Jinx Planet!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  13. 12. Scanning the Sea Monsters
  14. 13. Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire
    A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  15. 14. The Amazing Crimes of the Lariat!
    Vigilante
  16. 15. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Giant Beach Ball
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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