(February 1947)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1946-12-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Santa Claus
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas; toys

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Hated Christmas! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
Jerry Siegel (signed)
Pencils
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Inks
John Sikela [as Joe Shuster] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Perry White; Santa Claus; Jasper Rasper (villain); Mr. Cartwright; Edgar Cringe; Mrs. O'Malley; Tommy
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

Want to Be a Champion Dancer? (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

They Wanted Wings! (Table of Contents: 4)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
W. F. White (signed)
Inks
W. F. White (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara; Clipper and other convicts (villains)

Captain Tootsie Saves the Sailplane (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

P Is for Porcupine (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Operation Hippo! (Table of Contents: 8)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Johnny Williams; Fred Forest
Synopsis
Bill helps a pair of hunters capture a pygmy hippopotamus.
Keywords
airplanes; bulldozers; crocodiles; knockout gas; lions; Pacific Theater of Operations; pygmy hippopotamuses; rhinoceroses; snares; tiger traps; United States Army; World War II

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Craig Delich.

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Two of America's Most Famous Boys! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Star Spangled Comics; Robin; Adventure Comics; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Vindictive Vixens! (Table of Contents: 11)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Stan Kaye
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

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

Little Arthur / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's all this business, son?
Genre
humor

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Maiden Cruise (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Martin Walker
Letters
typeset

Truth Comes to Gila Gap! (Table of Contents: 15)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos ?
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante; Stuff; Scar Jameson (villain)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Man Who Hated Christmas!
    Superman
  4. 3. Want to Be a Champion Dancer?
    Wheaties
  5. 4. They Wanted Wings!
    Zatara
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie Saves the Sailplane
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. P Is for Porcupine
  9. 8. Operation Hippo!
    Congo Bill
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. Two of America's Most Famous Boys!
    Star Spangled Comics; Robin; Adventure Comics; Superboy
  12. 11. The Vindictive Vixens!
    Hayfoot Henry
  13. 12. ["What's all this business, son?"]
    Little Arthur
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Maiden Cruise
  16. 15. Truth Comes to Gila Gap!
    Vigilante
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
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