(June 1948)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1948-04-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Superman vs. Atlas! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Atlas
Reprints
Keywords
globes

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman Versus Atlas! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Out of the remote past to challenge Superman...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Atlas; William Sharp
Synopsis
When the mythical Atlas suddenly appears in the modern world, he challenges Superman to a contest of strength.
Reprints

Another Run Scored in Keds! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

U. S. Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sabotage, Sweet Sabotage (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Wits for Weapons! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Suppose you had no clothes, no guns, no knife...
Genre
adventure; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Sir Andrew Carr (deceased and identity assumed by diamond smuggler)
Synopsis
Bill comes across a pair of men who bet him that he cannot survive alone and unarmed in the jungle. The men are attempting to cause Bill's death as they try to get out of the jungle with a treasure trove of jewels.
Reprints
Keywords
caltrops; elephants; Fund for Better African Schools; jewels; leopards; ruins; saddle ostriches

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

Kellogg's Corn Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

This Tall Tale from Texas Is True! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
Lit-Win

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here, Daffy...go downtown and pay this gas bill

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Museum Vandals! (Table of Contents: 10)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William White
Inks
William White
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Practical jokers, who enjoy defacing property...
Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural; superhero
Characters
Zatara [Giovanni "John" Zatara]; Clancy
Synopsis
Zatara enjoys some down time by visiting a wax museum. While there he witnesses a boy stealing from the exhibits, so he brings some of them to life and they harass the boy, who learns his lesson.

The Missing Messenger (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Adventures of Popsicle Pete and Bob Feller (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bill Gets His Break (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
John Nanovic (credited as John Eliston Nanovic)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
crime
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yes, doctor! This being a male nurse has its complications!
Genre
humor

[The Playpen] (Table of Contents: 16)

Playful Pop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Characters
Pop; his children
Synopsis
With his four young children climbing over his while he tries to relax, Pop carries his armchair inside the playpen.
Reprints

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

Winthrop Jrs. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of Mystery Mountain! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man of 1,000 Brands! (Table of Contents: 19)

Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Like the flaming brands he flings across the prairie...
Genre
adventure; superhero; western-frontier
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Stuff, the Chinatown Kid; the Brand [Silas Young] (villain); Bart Thomas
Reprints

Foiling the Lunatic's Revenge (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman vs. Atlas!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  3. 2. Superman Versus Atlas!
    Superman
  4. 3. Another Run Scored in Keds!
    U. S. Keds
  5. 4. Sabotage, Sweet Sabotage
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  6. 5. Wits for Weapons!
    Congo Bill
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
  8. 7. This Tall Tale from Texas Is True!
    Ray-o-Vac
  9. 8. ["Here, Daffy...go downtown and pay this gas bill"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  10. 9. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  11. 10. The Museum Vandals!
    Zatara
  12. 11. The Missing Messenger
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  13. 12. The Adventures of Popsicle Pete and Bob Feller
    Popsicle Pete
  14. 13. Bill Gets His Break
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. ["Yes, doctor! This being a male nurse has its complications!"]
    Shorty
  17. 16. [The Playpen]
    Playful Pop
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Winthrop Jrs.
  19. 18. The Secret of Mystery Mountain!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  20. 19. The Man of 1,000 Brands!
    Vigilante [Western hero]
  21. 20. Foiling the Lunatic's Revenge
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  23. 22. ["Look for them at your favorite newstand!"]
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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