(January 1948)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-11-17
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 Wizard of Winter (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ira Yarbrough ?
Inks
Ira Yarbrough ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Wilbur Wolfingham
Keywords
snowmen

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Wizard of Winter! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Ira Yarbrough
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; J. Wilbur Wolfingham; Lois Lane; Perry White
Reprints

Indexer Notes

credits by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Mr. District Attorney / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Take 'Em Alive! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Rodney Barton; Joan Barton; Sultan (lion)
Synopsis
Bill helps recover a menagerie of escaped circus animals and expose circus-co-owner Rodney Barton's plan to buy out his niece on the cheap.
Keywords
acrobats; catchpoles; circuses; lions; mountain lions; snare traps; Tasmanian wolf; tiger traps; warthogs

Indexer Notes

The script is credited to "Writer S" by Martin O'Hearn.

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

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wonder if the ice is thick enough for skating?
Genre
humor

Rescue from the Wreck (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Copy-Cat, Copy-Cat! (Table of Contents: 9)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara
Reprints

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh! This candy isn't as good...
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Lucky Type (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Carroll
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Jealous Swain! (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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Willie Wonder (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Boy Who Wasn't Big Enough! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

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

Kayo Rembrandt / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wish I knew what to paint!
Genre
humor

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Wizard of Winter
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  3. 2. The Wizard of Winter!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Mr. District Attorney
  6. 5. Take 'Em Alive!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Erector
  8. 7. ["I wonder if the ice is thick enough for skating?"]
    Shorty
  9. 8. Rescue from the Wreck
    Bright Star Flashlight Battery
  10. 9. Copy-Cat, Copy-Cat!
    Zatara
  11. 10. ["Gosh! This candy isn't as good..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  12. 11. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  13. 12. The Lucky Type
  14. 13. The Jealous Swain!
    Hayfoot Henry
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. Willie Wonder
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  17. 16. The Boy Who Wasn't Big Enough!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. ["Wish I knew what to paint!"]
    Kayo Rembrandt
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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