(August-September 1965)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1965
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Missile Beach Party! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
Bob Hope surfing with pretty girl while being attacked by octopus.
Keywords:
celebrity; Muscle Beach; octopus; surfing; swimsuits

Summer at Home Can Be Fun! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Hank; Jack
Synopsis:
Comic story in which Jack (in the country) and Hank (in the city) learn to explore their own surroundings.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

"Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for National Health, Welfare and Recreation Agencies of the U.S."

Missile Beach Party (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Oksner (credited)
Inks:
Bob Oksner (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Harvard-Harvard III; Colonel (unnamed)
Synopsis:
Bob Hope and Harvard-Harvard try surfing in Florida, and are accidentally caught up in the blastoff of a rocket to Venus.
Keywords:
celebrity; space travel; surfing; talking animals; Venus

Indexer Notes

"Missile Beach Party" echoes the title of a popular movie, "Muscle Beach Party."

Flight of the P-26 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

P-26 Pursuit Plane / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Put Your Nose to the Dot (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

How to Build Prrrrfect Models (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Be My Guest at World Famous Amusement Park (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

How's Trix? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Trix / advertisement / 0.75 page (report information)

["I'd like to see an HO model engine..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Cap; customer (unnamed)
Synopsis:
Cap's young customer wants to buy an HO railroad engine, but can't afford one with a bell.
Keywords:
Model train

Part 2: The Venus Flyer Trap (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Harvard-Harvard III; Colonel (unnamed); Hing the Heartless
Synopsis:
Bob and Harvard encounter strange creatures, including canine Emperor Hing the Heartless.

Indexer Notes

Hing the Heartless echoes Ming the Merciless, villain of the Flash Gordon serials.

["Are Cheerios you favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["What do you have when you cut a Tootsie Pop in half?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Part 3: The Dopey Diplomat (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Harvard-Harvard III; Colonel (unnamed); Aquaman (cameo)
Synopsis:
Bob and Harvard escape back to Earth.

Indexer Notes

Aquaman is drawn in the style of Nick Cardy.

["Join the fun with G.I. Joe!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["We screened hundreds of Olsen adventures!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

80-Page Giant; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

["Fooey! Fooey! Chewy!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["For the very best funny comics reading"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sugar and Spike; The Fox and the Crow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Cuckoo Bird Yuks it Up! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cocoa Puffs; Cuckoo Bird / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["10 issues of Bob Hope"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bob's Gag Bag / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
Joke page, putatively by Bob Hope. Cartoon of Bob Hope in title block.

["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["If You Know Just 10 People... You Can Make at Least $50"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Missile Beach Party!
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. Summer at Home Can Be Fun!
  3. 2. Missile Beach Party
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. Flight of the P-26
    P-26 Pursuit Plane
  5. 4. Put Your Nose to the Dot
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. How to Build Prrrrfect Models
    AMT
  7. 6. Be My Guest at World Famous Amusement Park
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. How's Trix?
    Trix
  9. 8. ["I'd like to see an HO model engine..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  10. 9. Part 2: The Venus Flyer Trap
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  11. 10. ["Are Cheerios you favorite cereal, Bullwinkle?"]
    Rocky and Bullwinkle; Cheerios
  12. 11. ["What do you have when you cut a Tootsie Pop in half?"]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. Part 3: The Dopey Diplomat
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  14. 13. ["Join the fun with G.I. Joe!"]
    G. I. Joe
  15. 14. ["We screened hundreds of Olsen adventures!"]
    80-Page Giant; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  16. 15. ["Fooey! Fooey! Chewy!"]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. ["For the very best funny comics reading"]
    Sugar and Spike; The Fox and the Crow
  18. 17. The Cuckoo Bird Yuks it Up!
    Cocoa Puffs; Cuckoo Bird
  19. 18. ["10 issues of Bob Hope"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Bob's Gag Bag
  21. 20. ["Nationally famous prizes at no cost to you!"]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  22. 21. ["If You Know Just 10 People... You Can Make at Least $50"]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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