(March 1956)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1956-01-29
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another wrecking job by Superman -- this time he's destroying a battleship!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Keywords
battleships; helicopters; news broadcasts

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman, Super-Destroyer (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

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

Little Pete / 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
Strike one!
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

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

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

Healthy Teeth for You and Your Pet! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Invincible Idol (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; Janu; Kyulu; Shamburus (African tribe); Kinaras (African tribe)
Synopsis
Bill recovers a sacred drum to prevent a war among natives.
Keywords
sacred drums; stereotyping of African natives; tiger traps

Hot As a Firecracker! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Showcase / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's wrong now?
Genre
humor; teen

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

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

How to Take Tricky Pictures (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Most Wanted Man in Space (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
science fiction

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

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

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

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

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

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Another wrecking job by Superman -- this time he's destroying a battleship!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Superman, Super-Destroyer
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Strike one!"]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  6. 5. Healthy Teeth for You and Your Pet!
    Binky
  7. 6. The Invincible Idol
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. Hot As a Firecracker!
    Showcase
  9. 8. ["What's wrong now?"]
    Varsity Vic
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. How to Take Tricky Pictures
  12. 11. The Most Wanted Man in Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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