(December 1947)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1947-10-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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.


The Wish That Came True (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
dreaming

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Wish That Came True! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Arthur Parrish; Amos Parrish; Dr. Smith; unnamed Superman imposter (Johnson's hired hand)
Synopsis
A criminal in a fake Superman costume preys upon a little boy's desire to meet Superman.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits by Bob Hughes

Bert La Brucherie (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

A Date with Judy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Treasure Trap! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Jim Taggart; Ubangis (African tribe); El Hassam; Ali Bey
Synopsis
Bill helps a treasure hunter get a fortune in diamonds out of the jungle before it is taken by Arab raiders.
Keywords
diamonds; jaguars; waterfalls

Indexer Notes

The script for this story is attributed by Martin O'Hearn to "Writer S."

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Toys That Saved the Town! (Table of Contents: 8)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara
Reprints

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

Gang Busters / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Boys and Girls! Here's an Important Message for You! (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
advocacy

Design for Winning (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script
Tex Wade
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Junior Jim (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

That Wonderful Place! (Table of Contents: 14)

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: 15)

Little Ozzie / 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
Hmph! Ozzie, go right to the principal...
Genre
humor

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

Lucky to Be a Yankee / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Man Who Stole the Rainbow! (Table of Contents: 17)

Vigilante / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante; Rainbow Man; Stuff

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

Lifebuoy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of "The Web-Footed Burglar" (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

How Just Two Words Turned Mac Into a He-Man! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wish That Came True
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Wish That Came True!
    Superman
  4. 3. Bert La Brucherie
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    A Date with Judy
  6. 5. Treasure Trap!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  9. 8. The Toys That Saved the Town!
    Zatara
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Gang Busters
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. Boys and Girls! Here's an Important Message for You!
  13. 12. Design for Winning
  14. 13. Junior Jim
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  15. 14. That Wonderful Place!
    Hayfoot Henry
  16. 15. ["Hmph! Ozzie, go right to the principal..."]
    Little Ozzie
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Lucky to Be a Yankee
  18. 17. The Man Who Stole the Rainbow!
    Vigilante
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Lifebuoy
  20. 19. The Case of "The Web-Footed Burglar"
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  21. 20. How Just Two Words Turned Mac Into a He-Man!
    Charles Atlas
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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