Superman #37
(November-December 1945)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1945-08-28
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
Wayne Boring
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Prankster
Reprints

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

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

B Is for Beaver (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Dangerous Dream! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz [as Jerry Siegel] (signed)
Pencils
Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Don Komisarow [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Johnny Fray (introduction); The Velvet Gang (villain, introduction); Perry White; Lois Lane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pranks for Profit! (Table of Contents: 5)

Superman / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Prankster (villain); Lois Lane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Penciller and inker id by Bob Hughes

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

Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Me go heap big hunting but must mind papoose nephew - Ugh!
Genre
humor

Superman Is Waiting for You! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Six Gun Justice (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Neill
Letters
typeset

[Crime in the Art Studio] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Whitney Ellsworth
Pencils
Pete Riss
Inks
Pete Riss
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Lois Lane; Clark Kent; Emery King (introduction); Big Larkin (villain, introduction)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn and Richard Morrissey; art id by Bob Hughes

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

Meet a Bit-o-Honey / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, I'll have to shave again!
Genre
humor

People Like to Laugh! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Bernie Bierman (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Rubbish Robbers! (Table of Contents: 15)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel ?
Pencils
Sam Citron [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
Don Komisarow [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Roscoe (Introduction, Villain); the Boss (Introduction, Villain); Perry White
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes

How Thom McAn Rescued the Doomed Liner (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Scuffy the Tramp / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What the--
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (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. B Is for Beaver
  4. 3. The Dangerous Dream!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["With that mascot -- and Wheaties -- we wouldn't lose a game, either."]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Pranks for Profit!
    Superman
  7. 6. ["Volto's out-of-this world magnetic powers..."]
    Volto from Mars; Grape-Nuts Flakes
  8. 7. ["Me go heap big hunting but must mind papoose nephew - Ugh!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  9. 8. Superman Is Waiting for You!
    The Adventures of Superman
  10. 9. Six Gun Justice
  11. 10. [Crime in the Art Studio]
    Lois Lane, Girl Reporter
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Meet a Bit-o-Honey
  13. 12. ["Gosh, I'll have to shave again!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  14. 13. People Like to Laugh!
  15. 14. Bernie Bierman
    Wheaties
  16. 15. The Rubbish Robbers!
    Superman
  17. 16. How Thom McAn Rescued the Doomed Liner
    Thom McAn
  18. 17. ["What the--"]
    Scuffy the Tramp
  19. 18. ["Are you a good American?"]
    Supermen of America
  20. 19. ["Which one of youse guys is 'Cutie-Pie'?"]
    Lighter Moments with Fresh Eveready Batteries
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