(April 1954)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-02-24
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.


Calling "Doctor" Superman! (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
automobiles; electricity

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

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

Calling Doctor Superman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

[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)

Buzzy's Special Brotherhood Week Quiz (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy; history

Janu the Jungle Boy! (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; Janu, the Jungle Boy (first appearance, Bill's sidekick)
Synopsis
Bill is sent into the jungle to retrieve Janu, a young orphan living with elephants, in order for the boy to get schooling. However, Bill discovers that the boy has been taking correspondence courses and leaves him in the jungle.
Keywords
books; cobras; correspondence courses; elephants; Saigon; tigers; wildfires

[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) /

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

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

Shorty / 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
I'd like to see you about a job, sir!
Genre
humor

The Nine-Worlds Hotel! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Fight to the Death (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Joseph McKay]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Purple Raiders of Cripple Hill! (Table of Contents: 13)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

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

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

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Calling "Doctor" Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Calling Doctor Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["P-s-s-st! Pud- Let's play a trick on Tim..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Buzzy's Special Brotherhood Week Quiz
    Buzzy
  7. 6. Janu the Jungle Boy!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. ["Millions of readers know..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  10. 9. ["I'd like to see you about a job, sir!"]
    Shorty
  11. 10. The Nine-Worlds Hotel!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  12. 11. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  13. 12. Fight to the Death
  14. 13. The Purple Raiders of Cripple Hill!
    Vigilante
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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