(February-March 1950)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-11-23
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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (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)

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This will be the biggest thing that ever happened!
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)

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We don't have any trouble sharing the radio at home!
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)

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, there's Lettie and Nettie coming out!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Nettie and Lettie give away a movie plot.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Wilson, we have just been informed that the skiing lecture has been cancelled!
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Janet Leigh came rushing into the MGM publicity department...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
News items about upcoming Hollywood productions

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's taken me years to build up this department...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A recording of crickets chirping embarrasses the sound effects department.
Reprints

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)

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ladies and gentlemen, on this tour you will meet the most famous directors in Hollywood!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A tour group is "directed" around a movie studio.
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a week-end!
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. [no title indexed]
    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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