(August 1957)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1957-06-25
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 (credited editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor); George Kashdan (assistant 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.


Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen
Reprints:
Keywords:
armor; bicycles; jousting; knights; lances; Vumania

Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Jimmy Olsen; Professor Peabody; Lois Lane; Sea Gang
Synopsis:
If Jimmy can perform three knightly deeds he can become King of Vumania.

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earn While You Learn! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Congo Bill's Useless Partner (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle
Characters:
Congo Bill; Janu the Jungle Boy
Reprints:

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Stunts for a Rainy Day (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

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

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:
Is the water deep?
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Academy Awards of Space (Table of Contents: 10)

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; Planet Pete

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

Charlie Cannonball / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
Did you check the firing pin?
Genre:
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Junior Sales Club Batting Tips (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis!
    Superman
  2. 1. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
  3. 2. Sir Jimmy Olsen, Knight of Metropolis
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. Earn While You Learn!
  6. 5. Congo Bill's Useless Partner
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  8. 7. Stunts for a Rainy Day
  9. 8. ["Is the water deep?"]
    Shorty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. The Academy Awards of Space
    Tommy Tomorrow
  12. 11. ["Did you check the firing pin?"]
    Charlie Cannonball
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Josely Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  16. 15. Junior Sales Club Batting Tips
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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