(February-March 1950)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1949-11-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle (uncredited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia title: Adventures of Bob Hope.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
? (photograph)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope (photograph)
Reprints:

National Comics Takes "Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children" (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

["This will be the biggest thing that ever happened!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard ?
Pencils:
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks:
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mr. Brown; Mrs. Peabody; Pat Pending
Synopsis:
Bob invents a new golf club.

Now! Another Bazooka Bonanza! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["We don't have any trouble sharing the radio at home!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Radio Beams / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Dad explains the radio use rules.
Reprints:

Rhonda Fleming (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
biography
Synopsis:
Biography of actress Rhonda Fleming

Here's Your Chance to Meet the Top Stars of Radio, Television and Theatre! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Miss Melody Lane of Broadway / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Oh, there's Lettie and Nettie coming out!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

Movie Mirth / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Nettie and Lettie give away a movie plot.

["Mr. Wilson, we have just been informed that the skiing lecture has been cancelled!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard ?
Pencils:
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks:
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mr. Wilson; Mr. Lovelace; Betty; George
Synopsis:
Bob is mistaken for a ski instructor.

Bear Trapped! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Ray-O-Vac Leak Proof Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Introducing Doris Day (Table of Contents: 10)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["Janet Leigh came rushing into the MGM publicity department..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

It Happens in Hollywood / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
News items about upcoming Hollywood productions

["It's taken me years to build up this department..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

On the Set / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A recording of crickets chirping embarrasses the sound effects department.

2nd Smash Issues! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Alan Ladd; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Ladies and gentlemen, on this tour you will meet the most famous directors in Hollywood!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Hollywood Ha-Lights / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Harry Lampert
Pencils:
Harry Lampert
Inks:
Harry Lampert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Harry Lampert

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
A tour group is "directed" around a movie studio.
Reprints:

["Our bunch all munch..."] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["What a week-end!"] (Table of Contents: 16)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard ?
Pencils:
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks:
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody
Synopsis:
Mrs. Peabody locks Bob in his room until he pays his rent.

Batman and Robin Stand Up for Sportsmanship! (Table of Contents: 17)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Synopsis:
Batman speaks up for an African-American athlete.

Rubber Masks (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Rubber-for-Molds, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Make Any Auto Repair Job Your "Meat"! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Own This Saddle Gun, Pardner! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [untitled]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. National Comics Takes "Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children"
  3. 2. ["This will be the biggest thing that ever happened!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. Now! Another Bazooka Bonanza!
    Bazooka
  5. 4. ["We don't have any trouble sharing the radio at home!"]
    Radio Beams
  6. 5. Rhonda Fleming
  7. 6. Here's Your Chance to Meet the Top Stars of Radio, Television and Theatre!
    Miss Melody Lane of Broadway
  8. 7. ["Oh, there's Lettie and Nettie coming out!"]
    Movie Mirth
  9. 8. ["Mr. Wilson, we have just been informed that the skiing lecture has been cancelled!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  10. 9. Bear Trapped!
    Ray-O-Vac Leak Proof Batteries
  11. 10. Introducing Doris Day
  12. 11. ["Janet Leigh came rushing into the MGM publicity department..."]
    It Happens in Hollywood
  13. 12. ["It's taken me years to build up this department..."]
    On the Set
  14. 13. 2nd Smash Issues!
    The Adventures of Alan Ladd; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
  15. 14. ["Ladies and gentlemen, on this tour you will meet the most famous directors in Hollywood!"]
    Hollywood Ha-Lights
  16. 15. ["Our bunch all munch..."]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  17. 16. ["What a week-end!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  18. 17. Batman and Robin Stand Up for Sportsmanship!
    Batman and Robin
  19. 18. Rubber Masks
    Rubber-for-Molds, Inc.
  20. 19. Make Any Auto Repair Job Your "Meat"!
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  21. 20. Own This Saddle Gun, Pardner!
    Daisy B-B Guns
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