(February-March 1957)

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

Issue Notes

Issue credits were discussed on the GCD mailing list in December 2006, with principal input from Jerry Bails' Who's Who, Bob Hughes, Bob Bailey and Steven Rowe.


["This can't be the Stone Age! -- I'm just putty in the hands of a girl like you!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; cave girl
Synopsis:
Bob Hope rubs noses with a sexy cave girl.
Keywords:
cavemen; celebrity

["We'll ripple your body with muscles..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Right! For sixty-five thousand dollars..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; Carolyn Spooner; Professor Spooner
Synopsis:
Bob Hope hopes to become a contestant on "The $65,000 Question" to make money. He accidentally strikes Carolyn Spooner with his yo-yo. She takes him to the lab of her father, who puts him into a time machine and sends him into the future. He encounters his rich, grateful landlady, Mrs. Peabody.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

["Take it from a champion race driver..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[A Famous Composer of Italian Operatic Music] (Table of Contents)

Cartoon Criss-Cross / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Combination crossword puzzle and acrostic.

["Wildroot Cream-Oil gives you confidence..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Winter Sports Champions of the World (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Feature on 1956 Winter Olympics.

["But why should I hit you, Mr. Hope..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; Carolyn Spooner; Professor Spooner; cave girl; cave man
Synopsis:
Bob Hope returns from the future. Professor Spooner accidentally sends him into the prehistoric past where Bob encounters dinosaurs, a sexy cave girl, and a cave man
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

Buy Daisy Fun with Your Christmas Money! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Bit of Disc and Data / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Hi, Peg! I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg
Synopsis:
Peg's friend chews bubble gum to keep Bill Williams from kissing her.

["We love those cough drops..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["-Oogoo!" "Oogoo Boogoo!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Mrs. Peabody; Carolyn Spooner; Professor Spooner; cave girl; cave man
Synopsis:
Bob Hope is avoids the cave man's club by ducking for his yo-yo. The cave girl knocks out the cave man and saves Bob from a pterodactyl. Bob insults her by suggesting that they "boop-boop-a-doop". She punches him and he lands back in Professor Spooner's lab. He fails to get on "The $65,000 Question", so Mrs. Peabody chases him with a club to get her rent.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

["Father's a regular dreamboat to let me wear his shirts!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg; Peg's father; Clara (Peg's mother); Mr. Jones
Synopsis:
Peg wears all of her father's shirts, so he doesn't have one for a meeting with a client, Mr. Jones. Mr. Jones's daughter has also worn all his shirts.

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["This can't be the Stone Age! -- I'm just putty in the hands of a girl like you!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. ["We'll ripple your body with muscles..."]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. ["Right! For sixty-five thousand dollars..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. ["Take it from a champion race driver..."]
    AMF Roadmaster
  5. 4. [A Famous Composer of Italian Operatic Music]
    Cartoon Criss-Cross
  6. 5. ["Wildroot Cream-Oil gives you confidence..."]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. Winter Sports Champions of the World
  8. 7. ["But why should I hit you, Mr. Hope..."]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  9. 8. Buy Daisy Fun with Your Christmas Money!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    A Bit of Disc and Data
  11. 10. ["Hi, Peg! I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow!"]
    Peg
  12. 11. ["We love those cough drops..."]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  13. 12. ["-Oogoo!" "Oogoo Boogoo!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  14. 13. ["Father's a regular dreamboat to let me wear his shirts!"]
    Peg
  15. 14. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • John P. Selegue
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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