(March 1954)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1954-01-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Printed in U.S.A.

On sale date from the publication date reported to the U.S. Copyright Office found in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Third Series, Volume 8, Part 2, Number 1, Periodicals, January-June 1954. Class B periodical. Copyright registration number B455189.


The Super-Carnival from Space! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; unnamed eight-armed man; Lazulo; unnamed crystal man

Indexer Notes

Inker identification by Bob Hughes.

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Super-Carnival from Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Pete Ross; Pa Kent (has hair); Interplanetary Circus [unnamed ringmaster (owner), unnamed eight-armed man, Lamic, Arago, Lazulo, Jensha, other unnamed circus performers]
Synopsis
An alien circus tries to force Superboy to join.

Indexer Notes

Inker identification by Bob Hughes.

Compare "The Interplanetary Circus" in Superman (DC, 1939 series) #145 (May 1961).

[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 Says "Start the Day Off Right!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Danny; Danny's mom; Miss Jones; unnamed coach

The Daredevil of the Seven Seas! (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Alan Doktor; Mr. Martin; unnamed ship crewmen; Joe Perp
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

Little Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
So you've never been on a farm, eh?
Genre
humor
Characters
Pete; Uncle Ezra

The Mechanical Fortune Teller! (Table of Contents: 10)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick [Johnny Chambers]; Tubby Watts; Professor Larum; Mrs. Larum; Larum's daughter; Benny the Bookie; Benny's unnamed underlings; Eustace Gold
Reprints

Those "Wild" Animals (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Inks
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

On the Beam! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Junior Space Pilots; Wilson Chemical Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wanted for Murder: Green Arrow! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; unnamed Headquarters police chief; Marcus; Mr. Burns (Vic Darrow's hoodlum); Marie Elliot; unnamed Marcus' men; unnamed King's soldiers
Synopsis
Green Arrow goes to the backward European nation of Entonia to rescue a girl.

Superman on Television! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Free..Prized Set of 4 Official United Nations Stamps (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Men! Women! Boys! Girls! Yours for Only 1¢ (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

All Seven Terrific New Mysteries for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

The Dollar Mystery Guild / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Carnival from Space!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Super-Carnival from Space!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Egypt sure is an interesting country..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!"
    Buzzy
  7. 6. The Daredevil of the Seven Seas!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. ["Egad!! One must be Detective Fosdick..."]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  9. 8. ["Did you hear the exciting news, 'Topper'?"]
    Hopalong Cassidy
  10. 9. ["So you've never been on a farm, eh?"]
    Little Pete
  11. 10. The Mechanical Fortune Teller!
    Johnny Quick
  12. 11. Those "Wild" Animals
  13. 12. On the Beam!
    Junior Space Pilots; Wilson Chemical Company
  14. 13. Wanted for Murder: Green Arrow!
    The Green Arrow
  15. 14. Superman on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  16. 15. Free..Prized Set of 4 Official United Nations Stamps
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. Men! Women! Boys! Girls! Yours for Only 1¢
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  18. 17. All Seven Terrific New Mysteries for Only $1.00
    The Dollar Mystery Guild
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