(June-July 1951)

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 editor); Larry Nadle (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

["Come on, silly -- you know they can't be real!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Keywords:
bats; cats; haunted houses; witches

Top Value in America's Top Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Let me off at the next corner, driver!"] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Lily Russo
Synopsis:
Bob accidentally gets dragged to the reading of a will in a haunted house.

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

["Oh, boy! What a dish!"] (Table of Contents)

Hard Luck Lester / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

Kellogg's Raisin Bran / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The "Popsicle" Twins at Yellowstone Park (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Now that everyone's ready, I will proceed with the reading of Aunt Matilda's will..."] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Bob and Lily have to stay in the haunted house all night in order to inherit Aunt Matilda's estate.

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

Gains Game in Race with Flame (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Wonder why we aren't catching any fish?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

["We're adjourning to the living room, Jeepers!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

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

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Sure, Peggy! Tonight - For dinner? I'd be delighted!"] (Table of Contents)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

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

Nestle's Crunch / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Bit of Disc and Data / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Record reviews.

["Whatcha so sad about Jack?"] (Table of Contents)

Jack of All Trades / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["I realize that I'm giving you this part on short notice, Miss Hills..."] (Table of Contents)

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Emergency Landing (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["My, look at those shoulders!"] (Table of Contents)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

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

Squeekie!; Wildroot Liquid Cream Shampoo / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Superboy Says: "Know Your Country!" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Come on, silly -- you know they can't be real!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. Top Value in America's Top Comics!
  3. 2. ["Let me off at the next corner, driver!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. ["Oh, boy! What a dish!"]
    Hard Luck Lester
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Raisin Bran
  6. 5. The "Popsicle" Twins at Yellowstone Park
    Popsicle
  7. 6. ["Now that everyone's ready, I will proceed with the reading of Aunt Matilda's will..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  8. 7. Gains Game in Race with Flame
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  9. 8. ["Wonder why we aren't catching any fish?"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. ["We're adjourning to the living room, Jeepers!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  13. 12. ["Sure, Peggy! Tonight - For dinner? I'd be delighted!"]
    Varsity Vic
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Nestle's Crunch
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    A Bit of Disc and Data
  16. 15. ["Whatcha so sad about Jack?"]
    Jack of All Trades
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  18. 17. ["I realize that I'm giving you this part on short notice, Miss Hills..."]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  19. 18. Emergency Landing
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  20. 19. ["My, look at those shoulders!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Squeekie!; Wildroot Liquid Cream Shampoo
  22. 21. Superboy Says: "Know Your Country!"
    Superboy
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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