(April 1955)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1955-02-22
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, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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

Peter Porkchops Says: "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
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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) (Expand) /

My Greatest Adventure; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
??? What are you looking for, Daffy?" "My hat...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Answer Man of Tomorrow! (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

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.

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

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Supergram the Superman Puzzle Game / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You may find these in an empty jar!

Bail-Out at 525 MPH (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Varsity Vic / 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
This is Mr. Benson, from the Board of Education!
Genre
humor

Congo Bill, Gladiator! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The International Daily Planet!
    Superman
  2. 1. Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!"
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. The International Daily Planet!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    My Greatest Adventure; Superman
  5. 4. ["??? What are you looking for, Daffy?" "My hat..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  6. 5. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  7. 6. The Answer Man of Tomorrow!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  9. 8. ["You may find these in an empty jar!"]
    Supergram the Superman Puzzle Game
  10. 9. Bail-Out at 525 MPH
  11. 10. ["This is Mr. Benson, from the Board of Education!"]
    Varsity Vic
  12. 11. Congo Bill, Gladiator!
    Congo Bill
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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