(September 1948)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1948-07-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Keywords
Metropolis Police Department

We'll Dream on These Snaps...Come December! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak Verichrome Film / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Superman of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Ewell Blackwell Champion Pitcher of the Cincinnati Reds (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Little Brother / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Garsh! Gee, that's a dandy dog you found, brother!
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Brother
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Letterer credit added by Craig Delich.

The Hot Car Mob (Table of Contents: 5)

Federal Agent / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Moore
Inks
Ed Moore
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Steve Carter, G-Man (introduction); Bud (Steve's pal, introduction)

Indexer Notes

Introduction and first for this strip.

New Fun! Send for This Story-Toy Book (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Kellogg's Rice Krispies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mimic's Magic! (Table of Contents: 7)

Zatara / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

Everything You Want in a Magazine! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Bebe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm - apple pie - my fav'rit!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bebe
Reprints

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

Homer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Bath House
Genre
humor
Characters
Homer
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Case of the Crooked Rock! (Table of Contents: 12)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Horace Bentley
Synopsis
Bill stops the smuggling of illegally obtained artifacts from Mexico.
Keywords
ancient Aztecs; archaeological relics; Aztec temples; Metzlub's Tomb; Mexico; Rio Grande; smuggling; United States Border Patrol; watchtowers

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Fire (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson [as William Morrison]
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
An article on the properties and uses of fire.

The Lonesome Kangaroo! (Table of Contents: 15)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Jerry Robinson [as Robinson] (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Chinatown Kid; Ed; Mooglie Ned (villain); Ropus (villain)
Synopsis
An unlikely kangaroo named Katie carries in her pouch a fabulously valuable diamond, and the hombres after it have already killed her master.
Reprints

The One and Only Superman... (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

New Target Range for Daisy BB Rifle Shooters! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. We'll Dream on These Snaps...Come December!
    Kodak Verichrome Film
  3. 2. A Superman of Doom!
    Superman
  4. 3. Ewell Blackwell Champion Pitcher of the Cincinnati Reds
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Garsh! Gee, that's a dandy dog you found, brother!"]
    Little Brother
  6. 5. The Hot Car Mob
    Federal Agent
  7. 6. New Fun! Send for This Story-Toy Book
    Kellogg's Rice Krispies
  8. 7. Mimic's Magic!
    Zatara
  9. 8. Everything You Want in a Magazine!
    Gang Busters; Mr. District Attorney
  10. 9. ["Hmm - apple pie - my fav'rit!"]
    Bebe
  11. 10. ["Bath House"]
    Homer
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
    DC Comics
  13. 12. Case of the Crooked Rock!
    Congo Bill
  14. 13. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  15. 14. Fire
  16. 15. The Lonesome Kangaroo!
    Vigilante
  17. 16. The One and Only Superman...
    Superman
  18. 17. New Target Range for Daisy BB Rifle Shooters!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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