(December 1952-January 1953)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
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

["Keep on reeling him in, Bob -- you've got him!"] (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; Madge
Keywords:
celebrity; fishing; sailfish

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["This ought to be a swell day for the beach..."] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Madge
Synopsis:
Bob tries to impress a girl he just met by claiming to be a business man and deep-sea fishing enthusiast. They end up tangling with gamblers on a casino ship out past the three mile limit.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superman

["Bob! Where have you been?"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Reggie Winters; Madge
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

["With which five of these weights can you weigh..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Teen Teasers / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

["Tum-ta tum!"] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen

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

Lady Wildroot Shampoo / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

["If I didn't know I was deep sea fishing..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Madge; Slinky Martin; Farro Mike; Pete the Fixer
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

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

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

Script:
Larry Nadle?
Letters:
typeset

Keywords:
gossip

Now More Than Ever- (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

["But, Hal, isn't this a rather expensive restaurant?"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Kitty Karr of Hollywood / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Kitty Karr; Hal; Stanley Miles; Paul Slocum; Sam DeCanter; Shep Lions
Synopsis:
Stanley Miles decides to create a movie especially for Kitty, then writes her out of the script.
Keywords:
soap opera

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Keep on reeling him in, Bob -- you've got him!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. ["This ought to be a swell day for the beach..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. ["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
    Superman
  7. 6. ["Bob! Where have you been?"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  8. 7. ["With which five of these weights can you weigh..."]
    Teen Teasers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. ["Tum-ta tum!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Lady Wildroot Shampoo
  12. 11. ["If I didn't know I was deep sea fishing..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    A Bit of Disc and Data
  14. 13. Now More Than Ever-
    House of Mystery
  15. 14. ["But, Hal, isn't this a rather expensive restaurant?"]
    Kitty Karr of Hollywood
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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