(January 1950)

Superior, 1949 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.10 CAD; 0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Superior Comics Ltd.
Brand
Superior Comic
Editing
?

Issue Notes

From the indicia: Entire contents copyrighted, 1950. Printed in the U.S.A.

I Had To Take Chances! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger shop)
Colors
? (Iger shop)
Letters
? (Iger shop)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is an important scene, Steve...
Genre
romance
Characters
Bernice Hendrix; Steve Trent
Reprints

A Genuine Jeweled Western Belt (Table of Contents: 1)

Illinois Merchandise Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
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? (illustration)
Letters
typeset
Editing
? (ad agency)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The most popular Boy's Belt in all America!

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover mail order advertisement for a boy's belt from Illinois Merchandise Company, Dept. 6502, 1227 Loyola Ave., Chicago 26, Illinois.

I Had To Take Chances! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
?
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? (Iger shop)
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? (Iger shop)
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? (Iger shop)
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? (Iger shop)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wanted movie fame and I wanted love!
Genre
romance
Characters
Patty Hendrix; Bernice Hendrix; Mr. Byron; Steve Trent; Bimmy Stark; Ella
Synopsis
Patty wants to be an actress but her movie star mother stands in her way. All this changes after she falls for Steve Trent, a young screen writer.
Keywords
Crown Studios; Hollywood; Silver Lake; tennis

Indexer Notes

While this is the cover feature story, the cover and the story have very little in common.

I Couldn't Guide My Heart (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger shop)
Colors
? (Iger shop)
Letters
? (Iger shop)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I, Annette LeBlanc, had the distinction of being the...
Characters
Annette LeBlanc; Mr. Campbell; Hugh Dexter; Philip Miles; Annette's father
Synopsis
Annette is a Maine Guide and leads two men on a hunting and fishing trip. She falls in love with one and is repulsed by the other.
Keywords
Bear Mountain; Bear River; black bear; camping; canoes; fishing; hunting; Maine woods; rapids

Indexer Notes

The character Philip Miles is referred to as "Martin" on pages 5 and 6.

Someone Always Loses (Table of Contents: 4)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Patty Trink
Colors
? (background)
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Marcia Caxton had been working for Burstine, Scruggs, Batten and Vanderwent only...
Genre
humour; romance
Characters
Marcia Caxton; Terry Compton; old man Scruggs; Felice Scruggs
Synopsis
While working at an advertising agency, Marcia and Terry start dating. However, one of agency partners wants Terry to date his daughter. Marcia won't stand for that, but loses him to Felice. Regretting what has happened, Marcia plots to win him back.
Keywords
ad agency; Broadway theatre; New York City; opera; Tony's on 52nd Street

Was This What I Wanted? (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger shop)
Colors
? (Iger shop)
Letters
? (Iger shop)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I was young and headstrong...
Genre
romance
Characters
Lillian Snider; Gertrude; Bob Masters; Larry Pelham; Lillian's mother; Milly Reed
Synopsis
Lillian loves roller skating but her boyfriend, Bob does not like her to waste time skating. While at the rink she falls for the handsome instructor. He makes plans for her to skate with him at a marathon contest in Stoneville.
Keywords
marathon; roller rink; roller skating; wedding

He Rocked My Dreamboat! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (Iger shop)
Inks
? (Iger shop)
Colors
? (Iger shop)
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? (Leroy lettering)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I knew that someday my love would come along...
Genre
romance
Characters
Mary Masters; Mary's father; sailor; Bill Summers; drunk driver; two fugitive criminals; policeman
Synopsis
Even though her father despises sailors, Mary defies him by dating a navy officer.
Keywords
Cupid's Ferry; ferry boat; naval base; Statenville

Push-Button Remote-Control Electric Auto (Table of Contents: 7)

Johnson Smith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
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? (illustrations)
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? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
? (ad agency)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You make it go forward, backwards or turn by remote control!

Indexer Notes

Mail order advertisement for novelties from Johnson Smith Company, Dept. 126, Detroit 7, Michigan.

Newest Military Style Watch With Sweep Second Hand! (Table of Contents: 8)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
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? (illustrations)
Letters
typeset
Editing
? (ad agency)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This watch even has radium numerals for telling time "in-the-dark."

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover mail order ad for a wristwatch from Illinois Merchandise Mart, Dept. 6303, 1227 Loyola Avenue, Chicago 26, Illinois.

Greatest Value Ever Offered To Comic Readers! (Table of Contents: 9)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset
Editing
? (ad agency)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We guarantee that you can't duplicate this sensational...

Indexer Notes

Back cover mail order ad for a billfold wallet, ball point pen, key holder and pocket flashlight from Illinois Merchandise Mart, Dept. 5771B, 1227 Loyola Avenue, Chicago 26, Illinois.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Had To Take Chances!
  2. 1. A Genuine Jeweled Western Belt
    Illinois Merchandise Company
  3. 2. I Had To Take Chances!
  4. 3. I Couldn't Guide My Heart
  5. 4. Someone Always Loses
  6. 5. Was This What I Wanted?
  7. 6. He Rocked My Dreamboat!
  8. 7. Push-Button Remote-Control Electric Auto
    Johnson Smith Company
  9. 8. Newest Military Style Watch With Sweep Second Hand!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  10. 9. Greatest Value Ever Offered To Comic Readers!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
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