(January 1955)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-11-28
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 Test of a Warrior! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Keywords
American Indians; Native Americans; tomahawks

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Tests of a Warrior! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Perry White; Morwatha (villain); Hun-Sha
Synopsis
The son of an Indian chief asks for and receives Superman’s help in getting his father to pass a series of tests set up by an evil medicine man.

Indexer Notes

Synopsis by Darkmark. Story is a re-working of a TV script that appeared as episode #58 of "The Adventures of Superman" circa 1955, but filmed in 1954.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Superman Playsuit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Cartridge Belt] (Table of Contents: 5)

Word Battle / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

The Human Circus! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood
Reprints

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

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
I'll go to the dance with you Friday night, Jerry...
Genre
humor

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

CinemAntics / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, Tommy, I want you to do at least an hour's homework...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Come on, Pete. It's time for bed!
Genre
humor

The Man Who Doomed Whiskers (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
A. W. Martinez
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Bombo, Killer of the Jungle! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu; Bombo (elephant)
Synopsis
Bombo appears to be leading a herd of killer elephants.
Keywords
ivory; tiger traps

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Schwinn Corvette / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Howdy Doody Color Television Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Test of a Warrior!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. Tests of a Warrior!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman Playsuit
  6. 5. [Cartridge Belt]
    Word Battle
  7. 6. The Human Circus!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["I'll go to the dance with you Friday night, Jerry..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  9. 8. ["Now, Tommy, I want you to do at least an hour's homework..."]
    CinemAntics
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. ["Look - There's Ruffy!"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  12. 11. ["Come on, Pete. It's time for bed!"]
    Little Pete
  13. 12. The Man Who Doomed Whiskers
  14. 13. Bombo, Killer of the Jungle!
    Congo Bill
  15. 14. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Corvette
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody Color Television Set
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Goliath Stamp Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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