(February 1957)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1956-12-25
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); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Joe Smith, Man of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Joe Smith, Man of Steel (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Synopsis
A glowing meteor gives a man super-powers for a day.
Reprints

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, all the boys carry the girls' books home...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Winter Sports Champions of the World (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy; sports

Indexer Notes

Gene Reed says Moreira inks "probable."

The Sea Clown (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Intro-Wackyman
Synopsis
Wackyman is a clown who somehow duplicates all of Aquaman's powers.
Reprints

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

Hy Wire / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the fourth show today!
Genre
humor

Peril on Hill 513 (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nice day for a jump!
Genre
humor; military
Reprints

A Lesson for a Bully (Table of Contents: 10)

Green Arrow / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Green Arrow has red hat. 2nd appearance of Arrow-Cave?

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Joe Smith, Man of Steel!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Joe Smith, Man of Steel
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Golly, all the boys carry the girls' books home..."]
    Shorty
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  6. 5. Winter Sports Champions of the World
  7. 6. The Sea Clown
    Aquaman
  8. 7. ["This is the fourth show today!"]
    Hy Wire
  9. 8. Peril on Hill 513
  10. 9. ["Nice day for a jump!"]
    Private Pete
  11. 10. A Lesson for a Bully
    Green Arrow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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