(September 1956)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1956-07-24
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 (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
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 Interplanetary Olympics! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Keywords
Olympic Games

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Interplanetary Olympics (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lois Lane; Vral of Thon; Sharn of Iwo; Bronno of Kor
Keywords
kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Bob Hughes.

Here Are the Prizes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

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

Shorty / 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
I feel like a million dollars in this new suit!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Congo Bill, Stone Age Man (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Chota (chimpanzee); cavemen
Synopsis
Bill and Janu stumble into a zoo of prehistoric animals.
Reprints
Keywords
brontosaurids; dimetrodons; photographs; plateosaurids; pterodactyls; volcanos

Indexer Notes

some data supplied by Arthur Lortie

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You're right on time, Jerry. Dinner is ready!
Genre
humor; teen

The Big Dance (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Letters
typeset

Genre
advocacy

School for Cowboys (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Flying Dutchman of Space (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood

Indexer Notes

some data supplied by Arthur Lortie

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

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

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

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Interplanetary Olympics!
    Superman
  2. 1. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Interplanetary Olympics
    Superman
  4. 3. Here Are the Prizes
  5. 4. ["I feel like a million dollars in this new suit!"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  7. 6. Congo Bill, Stone Age Man
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  10. 9. ["You're right on time, Jerry. Dinner is ready!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  11. 10. The Big Dance
  12. 11. School for Cowboys
  13. 12. The Flying Dutchman of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Nutty Putty
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