(June-July 1954)

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); 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

["A little more off the bottom, please!"] (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; Manny Loa
Keywords:
grass skirts; leis; sarongs; scissors

Binky Says: "Act Your Age!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Binky
Synopsis:
A lesson in taking responsibility for accidents.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

["Read it and weep!"] (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
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; a bum; Madelyne
Synopsis:
Bob takes a job as first mate on a garbage scow and gets $80 in return for an act of charity.

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

Case of the Crossed-Up Car Crook (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["They're fit for kings!"] (Table of Contents)

Block Buster / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
an anagram puzzle
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

upper half of page

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

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

["Before I lose my head..."] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Miss Classy Clothes; Madelyn
Synopsis:
Bob wins a Hawaiian vacation and abandons his responsibilities on the scow.

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Someday I'll eat at a real fancy place..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Honey; Janet
Synopsis:
Honey daydreams that she's big movie star.
Reprints:

["Did you call me?"] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mr. Dastop; Mr. Glender; Mrs. Peabody
Synopsis:
The Classy Clothes Company takes back Bob's prize and he is forced to stowaway in a shipment of orchids to get back to New York.

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
News about new movie and record releases.

["Let's go see the lions and tigers now..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["This is something a prisoner finds highly desirable!"] (Table of Contents)

Teen Teaser / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Synopsis:
an acrostic puzzle

["--It's just one of those things, Mary dear!"] (Table of Contents)

Liz / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Liz; Liz's dad; Liz's brother
Synopsis:
Liz spends too much time on the telephone.

Scripto Guarantees the Best... in Writing! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Step right up folks..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

How to Fix Any Part of Any Car (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Hello, Bob - Have you found that underseas treasure?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cloverine Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["A little more off the bottom, please!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. Binky Says: "Act Your Age!"
    Binky
  3. 2. ["Read it and weep!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. Case of the Crossed-Up Car Crook
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  5. 4. ["They're fit for kings!"]
    Block Buster
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. ["Before I lose my head..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["Someday I'll eat at a real fancy place..."]
    Honey in Hollywood
  10. 9. ["Did you call me?"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    A Bit of Disc and Data
  12. 11. ["Let's go see the lions and tigers now..."]
    Dubble Bubble; Fleer
  13. 12. ["This is something a prisoner finds highly desirable!"]
    Teen Teaser
  14. 13. ["--It's just one of those things, Mary dear!"]
    Liz
  15. 14. Scripto Guarantees the Best... in Writing!
    Scripto
  16. 15. ["Step right up folks..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  17. 16. How to Fix Any Part of Any Car
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  18. 17. ["Hello, Bob - Have you found that underseas treasure?"]
    Cloverine Salve
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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