(December 1953)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-10-28
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.


Superman's New Super-Powers! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Keywords
kryptonite; television

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's New Super Powers! (Table of Contents: 2)

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: 3)

Quick Quiz / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Which is the highest waterfall in the world?
Genre
non-fiction

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Binky Says: "Know Your Community!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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 Plot to Capture the Crown! (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; Sir Gelwyn; Sir Arnalt; Prince Harold; Gallo Halevy; Florez
Synopsis
Bill secretly enters a joust in order to secure Prince Harold's crown against plots by the prime minister.
Reprints
Keywords
castles; coronation rituals; Graustadt (European kingdom); jousting; knights; Order of the White Garter; soporific drugs

Indexer Notes

script credit from Craig Delich

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

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Little Pete / 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
Can I do something for you, sonny?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

The Gifts from Space! (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

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

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

Match Cover Mania (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Sequence, and art credits, submitted by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Three Smashing Adventures (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Killed Vigilante! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

[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) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Science-Fiction Book Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's New Super-Powers!
    Superman
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Superman's New Super Powers!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Which is the highest waterfall in the world?"]
    Quick Quiz
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. Binky Says: "Know Your Community!"
    Binky
  7. 6. The Plot to Capture the Crown!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  9. 8. ["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. ["Can I do something for you, sonny?"]
    Little Pete
  12. 11. Supermen of America
  13. 12. The Gifts from Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. Match Cover Mania
  16. 15. Three Smashing Adventures
    Batman
  17. 16. The Man Who Killed Vigilante!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Science-Fiction Book Club
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