(April-May 1950)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1950-01-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
? (photo)
Inks
? (photo)
Colors
? (photo)
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Bob Hope (photo); Rhonda Fleming (photo)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Publicity photo from 1949 Paramount movie, The Great Lover.

[no title indexed] (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 / 9 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Keep your sunnyside up...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Bob has a date with the landlady's daughter.

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

Meet... Bob Hope (Table of Contents: 3)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
biography

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

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
Mom, will you do me a favor?
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I haven't seen you in two years, Fred!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Huh?! One sardine!!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Bob goes straight to the top when his sardine tin only has one sardine in it.

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

A Complete Picture-Story of a Thrilling New Movie Befoe It Hits the Screen! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is Central Casting Agency calling!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Backstage Bits / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Miss Ames' dressing room?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Dial Dandies / 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
??? - Janie! I thought you were supposed to be doing your homework?!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14)

Broadway Laffs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Think we ought to close the show?
Genre
humor

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

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 15 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That wise guy in the cannery!
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Bob finds a message in a bottle.

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Code for Buddies (Table of Contents: 17)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

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
What's the matter dear?
Genre
humor
Reprints

America's Favorite Family (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Hope Chest of Gags / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / 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. ["You will always hit the bull's-eye..."]
  3. 2. ["Keep your sunnyside up..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. Meet... Bob Hope
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  6. 5. ["Mom, will you do me a favor?"]
    Radio Beams
  7. 6. ["I haven't seen you in two years, Fred!"]
    On the Set
  8. 7. ["Huh?! One sardine!!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  9. 8. A Complete Picture-Story of a Thrilling New Movie Befoe It Hits the Screen!
    Feature Films
  10. 9. ["This is Central Casting Agency calling!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  11. 10. ["Miss Ames' dressing room?"]
    Backstage Bits
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    It Happens in Hollywood
  13. 12. ["??? - Janie! I thought you were supposed to be doing your homework?!"]
    Dial Dandies
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  15. 14. ["Think we ought to close the show?"]
    Broadway Laffs
  16. 15. ["That wise guy in the cannery!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  18. 17. Superman's Code for Buddies
    Superman
  19. 18. ["What's the matter dear?"]
    Movie Mirth
  20. 19. America's Favorite Family
    The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Hope Chest of Gags
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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  • Gene Reed (R.I.P.)
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