(February-March 1957)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1956-12-16
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)

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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This can't be the Stone Age! -- I'm just putty in the hands of a girl like you!
Genre
humor
Characters
Bob Hope; cave girl
Synopsis
Bob Hope rubs noses with a sexy cave girl.
Keywords
cavemen; celebrity

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

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

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll ripple your body with muscles...
Synopsis
Ad for The National Sports Council

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; black and white.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Right! For sixty-five thousand dollars...
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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Take it from a champion race driver...
Synopsis
Ad for ANF Roadmaster bicycles

[A Famous Composer of Italian Operatic Music] (Table of Contents: 4)

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.
Reprints

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wildroot Cream-Oil gives you confidence...
Synopsis
Wildroot Cream-Oil ad with single-panel cartoon

Winter Sports Champions of the World (Table of Contents: 6)

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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
But why should I hit you, Mr. Hope...
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: 8)

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

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Ad for Daisy Manufacturing Company's air rifles

Indexer Notes

Appears on the two pages between page 4 and page 5 of the previous story sequence.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Peg!" "I hear you have a date with Bill Williams tomorrow...
Genre
humor
Characters
Peg
Synopsis
Peg's friend chews bubble gum to keep Bill Williams from kissing her.
Reprints

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

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

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We love those cough drops...
Synopsis
Ad for Smith Brothers Wild Cherry cough drops

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-Oogoo!" "Oogoo Boogoo!
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.

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

Peg / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Father's a regular dreamboat to let me wear his shirts!
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.
Reprints

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Ad for 100 Toy Soldiers from Josely Co.

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
? (ad copy)
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Ad for selling motto plaques from Stephens Credit Sales

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson
Inks
Ray Thompson
Colors
?
Letters
?; typeset

Synopsis
Ad for selling White Cloverine Salve from Wilson Chemical Co.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

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.
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