(August 1947)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-06-12
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.


Cameras in the Clouds (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Cameras in the Clouds! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from Siegel's records: Siegel and Shuster v. National Comics Publications, Inc. et al., case no. 1099 (Westchester Cty. Sup. Ct. 1947). Alvin Schwartz used the name Vernon Woodrum for his comics work.

Pete Reiser (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Quest for Life! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Marbichi (villain); Curly Semple; Napomayas (South American tribe); Ucarus (South American tribe)
Synopsis
Bill travels to South America to secure a cure for a sick child actress.
Keywords
Amazon River; carnivorous plants; crocodiles; motion picture cameras; rope bridges; South America; the wasting sleep; tropical diseases

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Twin Magic! (Table of Contents: 7)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara; Ned Payne; Ted Payne
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Spalding / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Tiny / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sam's Shoe Store
Genre
humor

Trapping the Bank Robber (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bright Star Flashlight Battery / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Observation Post (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Carter
Letters
typeset

Who's Zoo? (Table of Contents: 12)

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: 13) (Expand) /

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

Pop Gunn Shoots the Works! (Table of Contents: 14)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante; Pop Gunn; "Five-Chins" Chuck (villain)

The Case of the Tell-Tale Comb (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Red Ryder's Safety Message to Daisy Air Rifle Owners (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Cameras in the Clouds
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Cameras in the Clouds!
    Superman
  4. 3. Pete Reiser
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Quest for Life!
    Congo Bill
  6. 5. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. Twin Magic!
    Zatara
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Spalding
  10. 9. ["Sam's Shoe Store"]
    Tiny
  11. 10. Trapping the Bank Robber
    Bright Star Flashlight Battery
  12. 11. Observation Post
  13. 12. Who's Zoo?
    Hayfoot Henry
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Post's Grape-Nuts
  15. 14. Pop Gunn Shoots the Works!
    Vigilante
  16. 15. The Case of the Tell-Tale Comb
    The Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  18. 17. Red Ryder's Safety Message to Daisy Air Rifle Owners
    Red Ryder; Daisy Manufacturing Company
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