(August 1948)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1948-06-14
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
harpoons; oceans; whales; yachts

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

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

For Thrills and Action Read (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

50 Ways to Kill Superman! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Skid Russell; Beefy; Lefty; Heist Nelson; Nitro; unnamed gangsters
Synopsis
A group of gangsters holds a contest where each one uses one of 50 different methods to attempt to kill Superman.
Reprints

Bob Elliott (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Nick of Time at the Midget Auto Races (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Old Nick / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Volcano Vandals! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Johnson; George Wickers; Hal Sykes; Mark Thompkins; Pegleg
Synopsis
Bill stops some pearl thieves using a volcano.
Keywords
Cyprus (freighter); howitzers; Ilo-Waga (volcano); lava; pearls; radios; Volcano Isle; volcano worship; volcanos

See Heroes in Action! Get Freedom Train Picture Book! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

World of Wishes! (Table of Contents: 8)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
William White (as W. F. White)
Inks
William White (as W. F. White)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Zatara

Girls! Boys! Get this New Beanie 'Copter (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Win Rollfast Skates! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Stolen Beaver? (Table of Contents: 11)

Hayfoot Henry / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Al Schwartz (as Alvin Schwartz)
Pencils
Stan Kaye (signed)
Inks
Stan Kaye (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor; detective-mystery
Characters
Hayfoot Henry

The Man with the Purple Hand (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 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
Quick - Mr. Angelo!
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

The Liquid Metal (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
William Morrison
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Now! Hollywood's "Queen of the Westerns" in a Comic Book All Her Own! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The Color Wheel of Crime! (Table of Contents: 17)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante; The Rainbow Man (villain)

Margaret O'Brien at a Hollywood Party! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Strange As It Seems (Table of Contents: 19)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover. PSA for fireworks safety "prepared in cooperation with the National Society for the Prevention of Blindness"; grim reaper image is clearly a reprint of an editorial cartoon from McNaught Syndicate (so marked) and is signed but signature is unclear.

Daisy Announces an Entirely New 128 Page, Pocket Size Handbook (Table of Contents: 20) (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. For Thrills and Action Read
  4. 3. 50 Ways to Kill Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. Bob Elliott
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Nick of Time at the Midget Auto Races
    Old Nick
  7. 6. Volcano Vandals!
    Congo Bill
  8. 7. See Heroes in Action! Get Freedom Train Picture Book!
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. World of Wishes!
    Zatara
  10. 9. Girls! Boys! Get this New Beanie 'Copter
    Tootsie Roll
  11. 10. Win Rollfast Skates!
    Bazooka
  12. 11. The Stolen Beaver?
    Hayfoot Henry
  13. 12. The Man with the Purple Hand
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. ["Quick - Mr. Angelo!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  15. 14. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  16. 15. The Liquid Metal
  17. 16. Now! Hollywood's "Queen of the Westerns" in a Comic Book All Her Own!
    Dale Evans Comics
  18. 17. The Color Wheel of Crime!
    Vigilante
  19. 18. Margaret O'Brien at a Hollywood Party!
    Margaret O'Brien Candy Kitchen
  20. 19. Strange As It Seems
  21. 20. Daisy Announces an Entirely New 128 Page, Pocket Size Handbook
    Daisy Air Rifles
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