(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
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; Lois Lane; The Great Crasher; The Mugsy Magoon Mob (villains)

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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