(January-February 1948)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (editor, credited); Jack Schiff (assistant editor, uncredited); Mort Weisinger (assistant editor, uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

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

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

Comiquiz (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Task That Stumped Superman! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Jasper Hawk (Villain, Introduction); Lois Lane
Reprints:

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie and the Log Jam Rescue (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Slogans That Came Too True! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Cameron
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Prankster (villain); Lois Lane

Indexer Notes

credits by Bob Hughes

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

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Christmas Bonus (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Carroll
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["A magician? Phooey - They're a bunch of fakers!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Hunters' Club! (Table of Contents: 13)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Hunters' Club (introduction); Lois Lane

Indexer Notes

credits by Bob Hughes

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

Lionel / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

["Phew-w!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Willie Wonder (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

How to Stop (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Tips on Expert Roller Skating; Winchester Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Comiquiz
    World's Finest Comics
  4. 3. The Task That Stumped Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie and the Log Jam Rescue
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  7. 6. The Slogans That Came Too True!
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  9. 8. Christmas Bonus
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  11. 10. ["A magician? Phooey - They're a bunch of fakers!"]
    Shorty
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Erector
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Mr. District Attorney
  14. 13. The Hunters' Club!
    Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Lionel
  16. 15. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  17. 16. ["Phew-w!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  18. 17. Willie Wonder
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  19. 18. How to Stop
    Tips on Expert Roller Skating; Winchester Skates
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Eveready
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