(April-May 1966)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-02-01
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

The Cool Hot Rodder! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
Bob Oksner ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Super-Hip; "Crash" Vyctum; Zombia Ghastly; Professor Frank N. Stein
Keywords:
celebrity; driver's education; Frankenstein's monsters; guitars; hot rods; mod fashions; monsters; mummies

Watch Superman on Television! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Cool Hot-Rodder (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:
Bob Oksner ?
Letters:
Stan Starkman [as Stan Quill]

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Tadwallader Jutefruice [Super-Hip]; Badger Goldliver; Doltish; Godfrey Goldliver; Lisa; Henrietta; Ruth the Wrecker; Zombia Ghastly; "Crash" Vyctum (introduction)
Synopsis:
Tad wants to beat Badger in a hot rod race, which leads to industrial espionage and Tad being temporarily separated from Super-Hip.
Keywords:
Benedict Arnold High School; celebrity; hot rods; monsters

Grandpa Munster "Digs" the Drag-u-la! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

AMT; Drag-u-la / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Dynamite! Choice! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Going steady with you Sylvia..."] (Table of Contents)

Going Steady / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

four gag cartoons

["More kids come into your hobby shop, Mr. Cap..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6374

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

What's Your B.Q.? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
National Brotherhood Week quiz

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated April 1959.

Part 2: The Boys from Splitsville (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:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 191,656
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 224,798
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

238 Magic Tricks (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

100 Magnets (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Part 3: I'm Too Young to Die! (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:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
humor

Destination Cool! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

House of Mystery; Teen Titans; Mystery In Space; All American Men of War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Bullets Bounce Off Him! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Bits from Bob's Mailbag / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner ? (logo illustration)
Inks:
Bob Oksner ? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
includes biographical facts about Bob Hope

Indexer Notes

letter submitted by Hal Banner

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Adventures of Andy and George in the GI Joe Club; G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cool Hot Rodder!
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  2. 1. Watch Superman on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  3. 2. The Cool Hot-Rodder
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  4. 3. Grandpa Munster "Digs" the Drag-u-la!
    AMT; Drag-u-la
  5. 4. Who Are the Real Kings of Super-Speed?
    The Flash
  6. 5. Dynamite! Choice!
  7. 6. ["Going steady with you Sylvia..."]
    Going Steady
  8. 7. ["More kids come into your hobby shop, Mr. Cap..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  10. 9. What's Your B.Q.?
  11. 10. Part 2: The Boys from Splitsville
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. 238 Magic Tricks
  14. 13. 100 Magnets
  15. 14. Part 3: I'm Too Young to Die!
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  16. 15. Destination Cool!
    House of Mystery; Teen Titans; Mystery In Space; All American Men of War
  17. 16. Bullets Bounce Off Him!
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Bits from Bob's Mailbag
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Andy and George in the GI Joe Club; G. I. Joe
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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