(May 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); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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 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]
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)

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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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