(March-April 1950)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-01-09
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Robert Kanigher (actual editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Wonder Woman's Romantic Rival (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Arthur Peddy
Inks
Bernard Sachs ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor

Indexer Notes

Wonder Woman wears gold sandals.

Pencils formerly credited to Irwin Hasen, who -- per Dan Makara via the GCD Error Tracker -- denied the credit and identified the artist as Peddy. It was unclear if he thought the existing inks credit for Sachs was correct.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Wonder Woman's Romantic Rival! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher ? [as Charles Moulton] (credited)
Pencils
Harry Peter [as HG Peter] (signed)
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten; Margaret Wroten

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Steve Trevor; Queen Hippolyte
Synopsis
Steve Trevor is injured in a fight and forgets all about Wonder Woman but falls in love with Diana Prince instead.

Indexer Notes

Data from Jerry Bails. Hippolyte informs Diana that if she marries Steve Trevor she will no longer be an Amazon and will lose her powers.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Report for Romance (Table of Contents: 7)

Dr. Pat / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; romance
Characters
Dr. Pat Windsor; Hank Lee; Dr. Roy Alding
Synopsis
Dr. Pat is kidnapped by a smuggling ring to do plastic surgery on their leader.

Indexer Notes

Data from Jerry Bails. Page count corrected by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

What's Your Name? / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is your name Ira?
Genre
non-fiction

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

Ralston / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"It's Fun to Be Healthy!" Says Wonder Woman (Table of Contents: 10)

Wonder Woman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman

Helen R. Sullivan (Table of Contents: 11)

Headline Heroines / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Helen R. Sullivan

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

Jerry 'n' Joan / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This book on 'how to make people like you' says...
Genre
humor

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

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Beautiful but Not Dumb / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Margaretta Harmon; June Kent; Ann Gunsulos; Peggy Ann Garner; Joyce Widoff; Elizabeth Ackerman; Shirley Dinsdale; Rachel Benet

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

Cindy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, I've got to get a job...
Genre
humor

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
Jack Liebowitz
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

National Comics Publications, Inc.
480 Lexington Ave.
New York, 17 NY
Editor: F. W. Ellsworth
Owners: H. Donenfeld, G Donenfeld, J Liebowitz, R Liebowitz, P Sampliner, S Sampliner I Donenfeld, S Donenfeld, Liebowitz, J Liebowitz, A Donenfeld, F. Iger, H. Donenfeld Foundation

Chance Meeting (Table of Contents: 17)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

You Can't Bargain with Love! (Table of Contents: 18)

Romance, Inc. / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
romance
Characters
Ann Martin; Lea Brown; Gene Phillips

Indexer Notes

data from Jerry Bails

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wonder Woman's Romantic Rival
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Wonder Woman's Romantic Rival!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Gum
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wonder Woman
  8. 7. Report for Romance
    Dr. Pat
  9. 8. ["Is your name Ira?"]
    What's Your Name?
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Ralston
  11. 10. "It's Fun to Be Healthy!" Says Wonder Woman
    Wonder Woman
  12. 11. Helen R. Sullivan
    Headline Heroines
  13. 12. ["This book on 'how to make people like you' says..."]
    Jerry 'n' Joan
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Beautiful but Not Dumb
  16. 15. ["Gosh, I've got to get a job..."]
    Cindy
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
  18. 17. Chance Meeting
  19. 18. You Can't Bargain with Love!
    Romance, Inc.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Feature Films
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
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