Superman #35
(July-August 1945)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-04-30
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Superman, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth [as F. W. Ellsworth] (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Burnley
Inks
George Roussos ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes. Pencils confirmed by Burnley to Craig Delich.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

People Like to Laugh! (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Buzzy; All Funny Comics; Real Screen Funnies / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Fame for Sale! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Lois Lane; Mr. Blitz (amusement park owner); Caleb McCaleb (money lender); Mayor Bragg; Mabel Murgatroyd; Mrs. Van Vallum; J. Wilbur Wolfingham (villain); Scarface Nick (villain); Machine Gun Morry (villain)
Synopsis
Wilbur Wolfingham acts as a publicity agent for several well-known people, then gets actors to impersonate them and make outlandish statements that mar their character.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Drug Swindle] (Table of Contents: 6)

Lois Lane, Girl Reporter / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron [as Jerry] (signed)
Pencils
Sam Citron [as Joe] (signed)
Inks
Don Komisarow
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Rufus Hyatt; Blackjack Hart (villain, introduction); Dr. Klemm (villain, introduction)
Synopsis
Clark berates women reporters as too intuitive and emotional, not allowing reason to rule. But Lois decides to prove that she doesn't need Superman to solve a case, a move that nearly costs her her life.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits changed to match Credits from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947).

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Death on a String (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Whitney Ellsworth [as Fred Whitby] (credited)
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

Like Father, Like Son! (Table of Contents: 9)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Smallville (introduction); Howard Brent; Raymond Brent; Mr. Hodges (camera store owner); Officer Clancey (policeman); Jed Scapely (villain, introduction); Joe (villain)
Synopsis
Two men are running for the job of Public Works Commissioner, but one of them, Jed Scapely, uses an underhanded technique to undermine his opponent.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inker credit by Bob Hughes.

Smallville is not the town Superman grew up in in this story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Gags Giggles 'n' Groans / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win (signed)
Pencils
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! I thought the white line was for bicycles!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

6 gags.

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Genie of the Lamp! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Bernard Demarest, Jr. (introduction); Crawfish Cole (villain, villain)
Synopsis
A wealthy cynic and misguided young man, is interested in collecting antiques, and gets the chance to buy Aladdin's Lamp...with disastrous results.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Credits from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947).

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Must send out heap big smoke signal!
Genre
humor
Characters
Chief Hot Foot

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside back cover.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. People Like to Laugh!
    Buzzy; All Funny Comics; Real Screen Funnies
  4. 3. Fame for Sale!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Wish the boss would shift me to left field..."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  7. 6. [The Drug Swindle]
    Lois Lane, Girl Reporter
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. Death on a String
  10. 9. Like Father, Like Son!
    Superman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  12. 11. ["Gosh! I thought the white line was for bicycles!"]
    Gags Giggles 'n' Groans
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  14. 13. The Genie of the Lamp!
    Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  16. 15. ["Must send out heap big smoke signal!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  17. 16. ["Are you a good American?"]
    Supermen of America
  18. 17. ["It's for you!"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Pat Lang
  • Bob Rivard
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Allen Ross
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