(May 1954)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-03-24
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.


The Man Who Sped Up 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]
Reprints
Keywords
automobiles

Binky Says: "Welcome Amigo!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Man Who Sped Up 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]
Reprints

[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)

Bad Boys of the Jungle! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Captain Kwami
Synopsis
Janu helps Bill capture a group of diamond thieves by falling in with the local children.
Keywords
camels; diamonds; monkeys; stereotyping of Arabs

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good morning. Do you have an appointment?
Genre
humor

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

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
Phooey! What a car!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Singing Spaceman! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
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)

Million-to-One Shot (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

"Presidents" Quiz (Table of Contents: 13)

Quizzlers / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Red Dust Bandit! (Table of Contents: 14)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script mistakenly credited to Cameron in Action Comics #405's reprint.

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

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

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

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Sped Up Superman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Binky Says: "Welcome Amigo!"
    Binky
  3. 2. The Man Who Sped Up Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["I'm afraid of wild animals in these woods..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Bad Boys of the Jungle!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  8. 7. ["Good morning. Do you have an appointment?"]
    Shorty
  9. 8. ["Phooey! What a car!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. The Singing Spaceman!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  12. 11. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  13. 12. Million-to-One Shot
  14. 13. "Presidents" Quiz
    Quizzlers
  15. 14. The Red Dust Bandit!
    Vigilante
  16. 15. The Line of Stars Presents
    Tomahawk
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
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