(October 1956)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1956-08-21
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 (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Superman's New Super-Power! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's Superman - - But how is he lifting us up into the air?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
automobiles

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

Garcelon Stamps / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's New Super-Power (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superman's using his new power on us...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Jay Yorrell (crook);
Synopsis
After destroying an asteroid in space, Superman becomes magnetically-charged. Lois takes the opportunity to prove once again that Clark is Superman, but he has a logical explanation.
Reprints

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

AMF Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!" (Table of Contents: 5)

Binky [DC] / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

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

Junior Sales Club of America Cards / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Congo Bill -- Witch Doctor (Table of Contents: 7)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Congo Bill think he stop elephant stampede with his mumbo-jumbo...
Genre
adventure; drama; jungle
Characters
Congo ill; Janu the Jungle Boy; Bwanda
Synopsis
Bill tells of how he drank from the magic pool which gives powers to witch doctors. He convinces Bwanda, who as witch doctor has the tribe under his thumb, that his powers are greater. Eventually, Bwanda decides that his powers are waning and heads off to the magic spring. Bill and Janu follow, and Bill dynamites the spring so that no other man will be able to wield such power.
Reprints

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

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

I Hunted the Sea's Fiercest Fish (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1.75 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Second page after the following sequence.

Here Are the Prizes (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park Admission / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Sleeping Beauty 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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This tops anything I've ever found in space!
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Colonel Tommy Tomorrow; Captain Brent Wood; Princess Vyra
Synopsis
Tommy and Brent discover a beautiful girl floating in a space capsule. On awakening, she declares herself to be Princess Vyra, from a scientifically-advanced race which existed on earth 15,000 years earlier. She has been searching through time for the perfect man, and has decided Tommy is the perfect candidate.
Reprints

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

100 Toy Soldiers / 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) /

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

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

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's New Super-Power!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamps
  3. 2. Superman's New Super-Power
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    AMF Roadmaster Bicycles
  6. 5. Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!"
    Binky [DC]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America Cards
  8. 7. Congo Bill -- Witch Doctor
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. I Hunted the Sea's Fiercest Fish
  11. 10. Here Are the Prizes
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission
  13. 12. The Sleeping Beauty of Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Bicycles
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