(April-May 1950)

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

[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.

["You will always hit the bull's-eye..."] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

["Keep your sunnyside up..."] (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:
?

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)

["Mom, will you do me a favor?"] (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

Genre:
humor

["I haven't seen you in two years, Fred!"] (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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Huh?! One sardine!!"] (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:
?

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)

["This is Central Casting Agency calling!"] (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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Miss Ames' dressing room?"] (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

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

["??? - Janie! I thought you were supposed to be doing your homework?!"] (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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

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

["Think we ought to close the show?"] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
humor

["That wise guy in the cannery!"] (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:
?

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.

["What's the matter dear?"] (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

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)

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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
This issue was most recently modified by:
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