(February 1955)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

The Challenge of Stoneman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Stoneman
Reprints:
Keywords:
cavemen; sabre-toothed tigers

The Challenge of Stoneman! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White; Stoneman (villain)
Synopsis:
An inventor’s time machine takes him, Clark Kent, Lois Lane, Perry White, and a mobster to the distant past, where the crook assumes the identity of Stoneman and tries to control a tribe of cavemen.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

synopsis by Darkmark

Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Synopsis:
Short information on global Christmas customs accompanied by illustrations.

The Great Jungle Baseball Game! (Table of Contents: 3)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu; Bombo (elephant); Chota (chimpanzee); Jackie Stevens
Synopsis:
Bill and Janu re-inspire a major league baseball pitcher.
Reprints:
Keywords:
baseball; leopards

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

Willie the Office Boy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["I'm going to do some homework, Grampa!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Bebe / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Milkman in Space! (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; Professor Stacy
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Binder script per his record books as published in Bill Scheely's book Otto Binder The Life and Work of a Comic Book and Science Fiction Visionary. Info per Nick Caputo, January 2017.

["Oh my. I can't remember..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

First line from Arthur Lortie.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Challenge of Stoneman!
    Superman
  2. 1. The Challenge of Stoneman!
    Superman
  3. 2. Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas in Many Lands!"
    Binky
  4. 3. The Great Jungle Baseball Game!
    Congo Bill
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Willie the Office Boy
  6. 5. ["I'm going to do some homework, Grampa!"]
    Bebe
  7. 6. Milkman in Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["Oh my. I can't remember..."]
    Professor Eureka
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