(February-March 1967)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-12-01
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

["I can't understand it! The computer has never made a mis-match before!"] (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Super-Hip; Frank N. Stein; Lisa
Keywords:
celebrity; computer dating; computers; mod fashions; wedding gowns

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Love Machine! (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Bob Hope; Super-Hip; Professor Von Wolfmann; Badger Goldliver; Henrietta; Zombia Ghastly; Dr. Van Pyre; Lisa; Doltish; Chubby Chase; Bones Branagan; Beanpole Schultz; Shorty Lane; Speedy Helen; Ted the Turtle; Dr. Frutekake; Harvard-Harvard III; Mad Man Glopke; Truck Spilvane; Stanley; Massachusetts; Batman; Robin; Ring; Sophia Loren; Nancy Ritz; Frank Sinatra; Phyllis Diller
Synopsis:
Tad's new supercomputer seems to have seriously miscalculated its selection of "perfect couples". Bob spends the whole issue in an insane asylum.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Esposito inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Carmine Infantino.

Across 24 pages, but pages 8 and 24 are 1/2 pages.

Harold and John Are Dreaming About the Cars They Would Like to Own (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Renwal / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Even the enemy voted..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Our Army at War; Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["The chips are down..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics; Superman and Batman with Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Peace on Earth (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
the words "peace on earth" translated into many different languages

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

On the page between pages 8 and 9 of the main story sequence.

Holy Pin-Ups! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Batman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1966
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 194,004
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 214,093
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022

On the same page as the previous sequence.

["I'm making green lawns on my train table."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6488

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Joel MacMillan of Cedar Rapids, Iowa

On the page immediately following the two previous sequences.

["It's yo-ho-ho and a bottle of root beer..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Swing with Scooter / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Hot Rod Dragster (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Whoa! Sure you're eager to get your favorite DC magazine..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["The other night, driving home after working at the studio..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
? [as Bob Hope]
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

jokes, with excerpts of reader comments

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

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

Battle Grounds of the World! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["I can't understand it! The computer has never made a mis-match before!"]
    Bob Hope
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Love Machine!
    Bob Hope
  4. 3. Harold and John Are Dreaming About the Cars They Would Like to Own
    Renwal
  5. 4. ["Even the enemy voted..."]
    Our Army at War; Sgt. Rock's 6 Battle Stars
  6. 5. ["The chips are down..."]
    World's Finest Comics; Superman and Batman with Robin
  7. 6. Peace on Earth
  8. 7. Holy Pin-Ups!
    Batman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
  11. 10. ["I'm making green lawns on my train table."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. ["It's yo-ho-ho and a bottle of root beer..."]
    Swing with Scooter
  13. 12. Hot Rod Dragster
  14. 13. ["Whoa! Sure you're eager to get your favorite DC magazine..."]
  15. 14. ["The other night, driving home after working at the studio..."]
    Bob's Gag Bag
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. Battle Grounds of the World!
    Adventures in the GI Joe Club with Andy & George; G. I. Joe
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • James Ludwig
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • John P. Selegue
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Karl Wilcox
  • Ed Boner