(August 1953)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-06-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (managing editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (story editor, uncredited); George Kashdan (story editor, uncredited)
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 Perfect Plot to Kill Superman (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Perfect Plot to Kill Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor (villain)

Indexer Notes

Luthor appearance added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker. Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

Mission of the Planet of Ice (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Stamp of Doom! (Table of Contents: 6)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Van Durling
Synopsis
A imposter replaces an artist commissioned to capture Bill's likeness for a new postage stamp and sabotages Bill's protection of an ivory caravan.
Keywords
fine art; imposture; ivory; Lost Jungle; Morse code; painting; portraiture; postage stamps; Swamplands; telegraphs

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Craig Delich.

A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!" (Table of Contents: 8)

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 Showboat of Space! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
science fiction

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Halls of Montezuma (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack Marston]
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence, including art credits, from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This new vault is ten inches thick
Genre
humor
Reprints

Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Jinx Saddle! (Table of Contents: 14)

Vigilante / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

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

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

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

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

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

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Perfect Plot to Kill Superman
    Superman
  2. 1. The Line of Stars
  3. 2. The Perfect Plot to Kill Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. Mission of the Planet of Ice
    Major Mars; Popsicle
  5. 4. ["Your turn to bat, Pud..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Stamp of Doom!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!"
    Binky
  10. 9. The Showboat of Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  12. 11. The Halls of Montezuma
  13. 12. ["This new vault is ten inches thick"]
    Professor Eureka
  14. 13. Supermen of America
  15. 14. The Jinx Saddle!
    Vigilante
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  19. 18. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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