(April 1955)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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, 600)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The International Daily Planet! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Keywords:
Daily Planet

Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up! (Table of Contents: 1)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

The International Daily Planet (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]; Lois Lane
Synopsis:
When Clark Kent, Lois Lane, and Jimmy Olsen are assigned to foreign offices of the Daily Planet overseas, Superman must save his two friends from smugglers who have captured them.

Indexer Notes

synopsis by Darkmark

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

Daffy Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

The Answer Man of Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Congo Bill, Gladiator! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Professor Herrick; Janu
Synopsis:
Bill assists an archaeologist in uncovering an ancient Roman city.
Keywords:
ancient Rome; Cape buffalos; gladiatorial combat; lions; rhinoceroses
Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The International Daily Planet!
    Superman
  2. 1. Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. The International Daily Planet
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Daffy Doodle
  5. 4. The Answer Man of Tomorrow
    Tommy Tomorrow
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. Congo Bill, Gladiator!
    Congo Bill
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