(May 1947)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1947-03-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
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
Jack Burnley
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
steel mill

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

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

S Is for Skunk (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Great Crasher! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; The Great Crasher [Vince Vincent]; Mugsy Magoon (villain); The Mugsy Magoon Mob (villains); Hubert; Horace; Terry Gleason; Thomas; Perry White
Synopsis
Clark writes a story about Vince Vincent, The Great Crasher, who has a hobby of getting into places and events without an invitation. Mugsy Magoon then kidnaps Vince to get him to help his gang get into places to commit robberies.
Reprints

Rudy York (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pokey Joe's Secret Weapon (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise Real-Life Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Fight That Couldn't Be Won! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Jim Carey; Sailor Frank Burke; Jake
Synopsis
Bill helps a depressed ex-boxing champ recover his will to live.
Keywords
boxing; Pacific Ocean; Turamoa (Pacific island)

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Batman and Robin Fans Attention! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Baker and the Jailbird! (Table of Contents: 9)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

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

Willy / 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
Okay, Mom. I'll round up the gang...
Genre
humor

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

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

Crime Question (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tex Blane
Letters
typeset

The Triumph of Taffy! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

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

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Town That Roared Again! (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; Slagle (villain); Ziegler (villain)

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

Post's Grape-Nuts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jimminy and the Magic Book; More Fun Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Wrong-Way Touchdown (Well, Almost!) (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / 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. S Is for Skunk
  4. 3. The Great Crasher!
    Superman
  5. 4. Rudy York
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Pokey Joe's Secret Weapon
    Another Jim Wise Real-Life Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  7. 6. The Fight That Couldn't Be Won!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  9. 8. Batman and Robin Fans Attention!
    Tomahawk; Star Spangled Comics
  10. 9. The Baker and the Jailbird!
    Zatara
  11. 10. ["Okay, Mom. I'll round up the gang..."]
    Willy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Supermen of America
  13. 12. Crime Question
  14. 13. The Triumph of Taffy!
    Hayfoot Henry
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Popsicle
  16. 15. The Town That Roared Again!
    Vigilante
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Post's Grape-Nuts
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jimminy and the Magic Book; More Fun Comics
  19. 18. The Wrong-Way Touchdown (Well, Almost!)
    Thom McAn
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