(January 1956)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1955-11-27
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 (Superman); George Kashdan (backups)
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 Superman Calendar! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Keywords
American Independence Day; Christmas; fireworks rockets; Fourth of July; Hallowe'en; jack o'lanterns; reindeer; sleds; sleighs; snow; snowmen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Superman Calendar (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Perry White; Lois Lane; Thorne Varden

Indexer Notes

Includes a 2 page Superman Calendar as part of the story line.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys and Girls Make This A... Super Christmas! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Man Who Hated Tigers (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Janu the Jungle Boy; Congo Bill; Roland Cranshaw; Nagu
Synopsis
Bill exposes a criminal pretending to have only one arm.
Keywords
amputation; bear traps; quicksand; tigers

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry, I can't come over today!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

They Ride the Tall Timber! (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What rotten luck today!
Genre
humor

The Paul Revere of Space (Table of Contents: 10)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood; Zorr, the Space Pirate
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; advocacy; teen

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

Dean Studios; Movyland Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Superman Calendar!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Superman Calendar
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Boys and Girls Make This A... Super Christmas!
  6. 5. The Man Who Hated Tigers
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. ["Jerry, I can't come over today!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  8. 7. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  9. 8. They Ride the Tall Timber!
  10. 9. ["What rotten luck today!"]
    Shorty
  11. 10. The Paul Revere of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  13. 12. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Dean Studios; Movyland Studios
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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