(August-September 1953)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1953-06-17
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)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And he said he couldn't swim!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bob Hope
Keywords
English Channel; rowboats; sharks; swimming; swimsuits

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Mort Drucker, but not resembling any of his signed work in later issues.

The Line of Stars! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
House ad for DC Comics

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 7.75 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One for the money, two for the show...
Genre
humor
Characters
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody
Synopsis
Bob convinces Mrs. Peabody to finance him as a cross-channel swimmer.

Indexer Notes

Part 1. Art previously credited to Mort Drucker.

Win $100 -- Be a Wildroot Cream Girl! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
ad for Lady Wildroot Shampoo

A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
a comic strip ad for B.F. Goodrich's and Hood Rubber Company's P.F. canvas shoes

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

Dubble Bubble; Fleer / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your turn to bat, Pud...
Genre
children
Characters
Pud
Synopsis
a comic strip ad for Fleer's Dubble Bubble gum

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.375 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
a house ad for DC's Editorial Advisory Board

Polio Research Will Mean Victory! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 0.125 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
an ad for the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! This is what I call livin'!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; ship's steward
Synopsis
Bob continues his pretense of being a cross-channel swimmer on a passenger ship to England.

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

Victory by Deception (Table of Contents: 9)

Major Mars America's #1 Space Soldier; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sam Glankoff (signed)
Inks
Sam Glankoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
a comic strip ad for Joe Lowe Corporation's Popsicles

Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

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

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
Hurry, steward! Lower away!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; ship's steward
Synopsis
Mrs. Peabody forces Bob to swim.

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait till I tell Gloria!
Genre
humor
Characters
Honey; Gloria
Synopsis
Honey gets a walk-on part in a movie.

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

Time Out to Grin / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Go give Aunty Martha a kiss, dear...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
Three blackout gags.

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A entertainment news column giving the scoop on Hank Williams, Jackie Gleason, and Arthur Godfrey.

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

Kitty Karr of Hollywood / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks
Mort Drucker (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The old Bijou Studios, please!
Genre
humor
Characters
Kitty Karr; a movie producer
Synopsis
Kitty is tricked into giving a performance in a haunted house.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
an ad for Tootsie Pops and Tootsie Rolls

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, you look like something the cat dragged in!
Synopsis
an ad for Hewitt Institute of Practical Training's body building lessons

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

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Need extra spending money?
Synopsis
an ad for Stuart Greeting, Inc's greeting card sales

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 19)

Cloverine Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as R. T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; science fiction
Synopsis
a comic strip ad for Wilson Chemical Company's Cloverine salve sales

Indexer Notes

back cover

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["And he said he couldn't swim!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. The Line of Stars!
  3. 2. ["One for the money, two for the show..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. Win $100 -- Be a Wildroot Cream Girl!
    Lady Wildroot Shampoo
  5. 4. A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime
    Another Jim Wise "P. F." Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. ["Your turn to bat, Pud..."]
    Dubble Bubble; Fleer
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. Polio Research Will Mean Victory!
  9. 8. ["Boy! This is what I call livin'!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  10. 9. Victory by Deception
    Major Mars America's #1 Space Soldier; Popsicle
  11. 10. Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!"
    Binky
  12. 11. ["Hurry, steward! Lower away!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  13. 12. ["Wait till I tell Gloria!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  14. 13. ["Go give Aunty Martha a kiss, dear..."]
    Time Out to Grin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    A Bit of Disc and Data
  16. 15. ["The old Bijou Studios, please!"]
    Kitty Karr of Hollywood
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  18. 17. ["Hey, you look like something the cat dragged in!"]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. ["Need extra spending money?"]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  20. 19. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Cloverine Salve
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