(September 1953)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-07-29
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 Covered Wagon of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
arrows; covered wagons; horses

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Covered Wagon of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Don Whitmore; John Lattison (villain)

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Buzzy Asks: How Safe Is Your Driving? (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Forgotten Man of the Jungle! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Ajmer; Ahmed; Charley (chimpanzee); Jumbo (elephant)
Synopsis
Bill exposes a pair of jewel thieves after the thieves prove that elephants do forget.
Keywords
Ceylon; circuses; diamonds; elephants; Puttalam

Indexer Notes

script credit from Craig Delich

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Shorty / 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
Fresh Fish
Genre
humor

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

Bendix Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Let's go!
Genre
humor

Supermen of America (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Holidays of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood; Jon Varrel (villain); Burt Knowlen (villain)
Reprints

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

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

The Navy's All-Around Wizards (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from All Hands, The Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin

Indexer Notes

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

The Line of Stars Presents (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Everything Happens to Harvey / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Crime Rhymes! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante; Stuff; Shakes, the Underworld Poet (villain)

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

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

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

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

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

Lucky Song Parade Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Covered Wagon of Doom!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Covered Wagon of Doom!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Buzzy Asks: How Safe Is Your Driving?
    Buzzy
  7. 6. The Forgotten Man of the Jungle!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["Fresh Fish"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  11. 10. ["Let's go!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  12. 11. Supermen of America
  13. 12. The Holidays of Tomorrow!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. The Navy's All-Around Wizards
  16. 15. The Line of Stars Presents
    Everything Happens to Harvey
  17. 16. The Crime Rhymes!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Song Parade Co.
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