(April-May 1956)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

["K-k-keep a cool head, Bob!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Keywords:
celebrity; jungles; pith helmets; shields; spears; stereotyping of African natives

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

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

["Hmm! Too bad they only hire eagles here!"] (Table of Contents: 2)

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; Cindy Monroe
Synopsis:
Bob is hired to build a bridge in South America.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

["Ah - here he comes now"] (Table of Contents: 3)

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky; Allergy

["Bob, come back!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

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; Cindy Monroe
Synopsis:
Bob and Cindy almost wind up in the soup.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

["Hold on! You can't come in here..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

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:

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

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Psst, Bebe! Do you know who I am?"] (Table of Contents: 9)

Bebe / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The One and Only Superman (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Bob, do you think they'll torture us?"] (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:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Cindy Monroe
Synopsis:
Bob and Cindy escape from head-hunters.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["K-k-keep a cool head, Bob!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  3. 2. ["Hmm! Too bad they only hire eagles here!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. ["Ah - here he comes now"]
    Shorty
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  6. 5. Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!"
    Binky
  7. 6. ["Bob, come back!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  8. 7. ["Hold on! You can't come in here..."]
    On the Set
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    A Bit of Disc and Data
  10. 9. ["Psst, Bebe! Do you know who I am?"]
    Bebe
  11. 10. The One and Only Superman
    Superman
  12. 11. ["Bob, do you think they'll torture us?"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
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