(May 1955)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1955-03-27
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); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything! (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
dolls

Binky Gives "Tips on Camping!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer ?
Inks
Win Mortimer ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

The Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
Metropolis is baffled when Superman seems to have to obey the every order of a man called Sam Spulby.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes. Synopsis by Darkmark.

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

Babs / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh - just like Ferdy!
Genre
teen
Reprints

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

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Planet Quiz (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

The Boy Planeteer (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
Reprints

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

Leave It to Binky; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Not a nibble!
Genre
humor

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

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

Dynamite Danger (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jim Mason]
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Village of 1,000 Idols! (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; Janu; Tanyika
Synopsis
Bill exposes a witch doctor as a fraud.
Reprints
Keywords
executions; idols; Khana (African village)

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

Bebe / 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
H'lo, Timmy. I hear you have a little baby sister!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything!
    Superman
  2. 1. Binky Gives "Tips on Camping!"
    Binky
  3. 2. The Man Who Could Make Superman Do Anything!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Gosh - just like Ferdy!"]
    Babs
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  6. 5. Planet Quiz
  7. 6. The Boy Planeteer
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    Leave It to Binky; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  9. 8. ["Not a nibble!"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. Dynamite Danger
  12. 11. Village of 1,000 Idols!
    Congo Bill
  13. 12. ["H'lo, Timmy. I hear you have a little baby sister!"]
    Bebe
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  16. 15. Judy and Jim Defy Savage Gorilla!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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