Superman #104
(March 1956)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Oct., and Dec.
On-sale date:
1956-01-24
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
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Super-Family from Out of Space! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Vitor Vall

Davy to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Lois Lane, Super-Genius (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White
Reprints:

[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:
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
H'lo, Buzzer. Now that you go to school, how do you like it?
Genre:
humor
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

Clark Kent Jailbird! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Ed Rowse (introduction, villain)
Reprints:

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:
I hear this movie is awful!
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)

I Found the Lost Continent (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Joe Mason]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

The Super-Family from Outer Space (Table of Contents: 11)

Superman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Vitor Vall (introduction)

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

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

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

Zenith 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) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Super-Family from Out of Space!
    Superman
  2. 1. Davy to the Rescue!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. Lois Lane, Super-Genius
    Superman
  4. 3. ["H'lo, Buzzer. Now that you go to school, how do you like it?"]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  6. 5. Healthy Teeth for You and Your Pet!
    Binky
  7. 6. Clark Kent Jailbird!
    Superman
  8. 7. Hot As a Firecracker!
    Showcase
  9. 8. ["I hear this movie is awful!"]
    Varsity Vic
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. I Found the Lost Continent
  12. 11. The Super-Family from Outer Space
    Superman
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
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