(April-May 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

["The plane's ready for flying, 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:
airplanes; celebrity; jodhpurs; lovers' hearts; pilots

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

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

["Hm! A carnival, eh?"] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
Bob is hired as a trouble-shooter to solve a problem at some oil wells.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 1.

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

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy Learns about Careers in Nursing (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen

["There! Now to see what happens"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["Did you enter the DC slogan contest?"] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["A visitor to see you, señor!"] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 2.

[Two six-letter words (NAYMOD)] (Table of Contents: 8)

Teen Teasers / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Jet Age Ahead (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I better find that Carlotta doll before she cools off!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
Bob accidentally saves the day.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Part 3.

["That's a nice clean rifle, Pete!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for "Dick Butterfingers" (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["The plane's ready for flying, Bob!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. ["Hm! A carnival, eh?"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  5. 4. Buzzy Learns about Careers in Nursing
    Buzzy
  6. 5. ["There! Now to see what happens"]
    Peg
  7. 6. ["Did you enter the DC slogan contest?"]
  8. 7. ["A visitor to see you, señor!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  9. 8. [Two six-letter words (NAYMOD)]
    Teen Teasers
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. Jet Age Ahead
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  13. 12. ["I better find that Carlotta doll before she cools off!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  14. 13. ["That's a nice clean rifle, Pete!"]
    Private Pete
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  18. 17. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for "Dick Butterfingers"
    Junior Sales Club of America
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