(February 1948)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1947-12-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
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
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Santa Claus
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

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

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

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Christmastown, U.S.A.! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Perry White; Mr. Osborne (first name unknown); Danny Osborne; Santa Claus (as costume only)
Synopsis
Christmastown is flooded, but Superman helps turn the disaster into Central Valley's most amazing Christmas ever.
Reprints
Keywords
Christmas

"Chick" Davies (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Birds Out of Hand! (Table of Contents: 6)

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: 7)

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
Hi, Willie! Watcha got?
Genre
humor

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

Roller Skate Facts; Winchester Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Christmas in the Congo! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Jimmy
Synopsis
Bill creates a "real" Christmas for Jimmy, the son of a medical missionary stationed in the Congo.
Keywords
Christmas; Christmas trees; elephants; impalas; jungle fever; leopards; medical missions; net traps; photographs

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You take the hammer, Daffy...
Genre
humor

Mickey Marvel (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

A Singular Swap! (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)

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait till I see Shorty...
Genre
humor

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Eagle Screams "Thief!" (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ted Rosen
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

A Lesson for the Teacher! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Al Schwartz
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante

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

Western Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here, Mrs. Wiggins, let me give you a hand!
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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

Credit Sales Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / 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. Comiquiz
  4. 3. Christmastown, U.S.A.!
    Superman
  5. 4. "Chick" Davies
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Gang Busters
  7. 6. Birds Out of Hand!
    Zatara
  8. 7. ["Hi, Willie! Watcha got?"]
    Little Ozzie
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Roller Skate Facts; Winchester Skates
  10. 9. Christmas in the Congo!
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. ["You take the hammer, Daffy..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  12. 11. Mickey Marvel
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  13. 12. A Singular Swap!
    Hayfoot Henry
  14. 13. ["Wait till I see Shorty..."]
    Shorty
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. The Eagle Screams "Thief!"
  17. 16. A Lesson for the Teacher!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Western Comics
  19. 18. ["Here, Mrs. Wiggins, let me give you a hand!"]
    Casey the Cop
  20. 19. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Credit Sales Company
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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