(March 1954)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-01-27
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 Boy Who Saved Superman's Life! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
quicksand

On the Beam! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Boy Who Saved Superman! (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]; Mr. Mxyztplk (villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mxyztplk appearance added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

Fleer's 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)

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

Shorty / 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
Bong" "Yes sir, I'll attend to it right away!
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Wanted to Die a Hero! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Hector Beeding
Synopsis
Hector Breeding, dying of a brain condition, goes to Africa to die in the jungle as a big game hunter.
Reprints
Keywords
Cape buffalos; lions; warthogs; World Wide Insurance

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

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

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

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

Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Hunters of the Future! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow
Reprints

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Menace of the Cannibal Fish (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as John Mabley]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 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
Did you see this movie?
Genre
humor

Vigilante's Adopted Tribe! (Table of Contents: 15)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante
Reprints

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

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

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Boy Who Saved Superman's Life!
    Superman
  2. 1. On the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Boy Who Saved Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Egypt sure is an interesting country..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. ["Bong" "Yes sir, I'll attend to it right away!"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  8. 7. The Man Who Wanted to Die a Hero!
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Hopalong Cassidy
  11. 10. Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!"
    Buzzy
  12. 11. The Hunters of the Future!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  13. 12. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  14. 13. The Menace of the Cannibal Fish
  15. 14. ["Did you see this movie?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  16. 15. Vigilante's Adopted Tribe!
    Vigilante
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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