(August-September 1950)

DC, 1947 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-06-07
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 U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Date with Judy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
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Colors
?

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Judy Foster; Oogie Pringle
Keywords
marching bands

Indexer Notes

A cover blurb claims that Judy is “Radio’s famous coast-to-coast favorite”.

The Kind of Stories You Like Best! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Danger Trail / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

A Date with Judy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Melvin -- You’re not ready yet!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Dora Foster; Melvin Foster; Judy Foster; Oogie Pringle; Mrs. Pringle; Mr. Pringle; Mr. Turk; Myrtle; Mrs. Atkins; Mayor Lyons; Randolph Foster
Synopsis
Melvin decides he is too tired to join Dora in visiting a cousin, and lies down for a nap. Judy, not wanting to wake him, goes to Oogie’s house. From an ambiguous comment by Judy, Mr. and Mrs. Pringle assume that Dora has left Melvin, and that Melvin has fallen ill. Before long, dozens of people “know” that the Fosters have split, and they all descend on the Foster house. Melvin wakes to a house full of well-meaning, ill-informed neighbors.

Trouble at Ghost-Town! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Little Orvil / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ho! Hum!
Genre
humor
Characters
Orville
Synopsis
Orville is late, but doesn’t hurry up.
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

A Date with Judy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Judy!
Genre
teen
Characters
Tootsie; Judy Foster; Mitzi; Oogie Pringle
Synopsis
Judy wants Tootsie to be seen at less than her best. She connives to invite Tootsie to a come-as-you-are party while Tootsie’s hair is drying after being washed.

Thundering Out of America’s Most Danger-Filled Days... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Feature Films / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, I'm half asleep!
Genre
humor
Characters
Jerry
Synopsis
Jerry becomes sleepy at a movie, so he goes home to bed. At home, he cannot sleep.

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

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Randolph / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Listen, Oogie -- I called to tip you off to something for two reasons!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Randolph Foster; Oogie Pringle; Melvin Foster; Judy Foster
Synopsis
Randolph warns Oogie that Judy is interested in another guy. But Randolph has a plan that will make Oogie look good to Judy again.

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

Peg / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You men are all alike...
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg; Peg’s date
Synopsis
Peg wants to be treated as a man’s equal. She gets her chance.
Reprints

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Strange Case Of... (Table of Contents: 13)

Date Duds --And a Date Dream! / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
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Letters
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Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

This is an illustrated advice column; the script is a poem. Each of five stanzas gives an example of how a girl can be a bad date; the sixth stanza tells how a girl can be a “date dream.”

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

A Date with Judy / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oogie, do you think you’d like me with the new-look hairdo?
Genre
teen
Characters
Judy Foster; Oogie Pringle
Synopsis
Judy responds unpredictably to Oogie as she considers getting a new hairdo.

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

Shorty / 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
Golly, it's raining
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Shorty; Timmy
Synopsis
When it rains on the day he promised to take nephews on a picnic, Shorty has to find a solution.
Reprints

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

Bazooka Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Chip / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is Joan in?
Genre
humor
Characters
Chip; Joan; Joan’s kid brother
Synopsis
Chip arrives to pick up Joan, but offends her when he does not interrupt a conversation to greet her.
Reprints

The Importance of Being Judy (Table of Contents: 18)

A Date with Judy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
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Inks
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Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
domestic
Characters
Judy Foster; Melvin Foster; Dora Foster; Randolph Foster
Synopsis
Judy demands an absurd amount of reassurance about her family’s love.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

A Date with Judy / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, how nice! Margie is announcing her engagement to Raymond Rayfield!
Genre
teen
Characters
Judy Foster; Margie; Oogie Pringle; Tootsie
Synopsis
Judy is taken with the idea that one can announce engagements—and breaking of engagements—in a newspaper.

Job Counselor (Table of Contents: 20)

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

Script
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Letters
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Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jim
Synopsis
Superboy encourages Jim to find work for which he has an aptitude.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21)

Skooter / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
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Letters
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First Line of Dialogue or Text
Skooter--Go in to play right field!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Skooter; Coach
Synopsis
Skooter bumbles his way to baseball heroism.
Reprints

No Matter What You Like, You’re Bound to Like The Adventures of Bob Hope (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    A Date with Judy
  2. 1. The Kind of Stories You Like Best!
    Danger Trail
  3. 2. ["Melvin -- You’re not ready yet!"]
    A Date with Judy
  4. 3. Trouble at Ghost-Town!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  5. 4. ["Ho! Hum!"]
    Little Orvil
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. ["Hello, Judy!"]
    A Date with Judy
  8. 7. Thundering Out of America’s Most Danger-Filled Days...
    Feature Films
  9. 8. ["Golly, I'm half asleep!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  11. 10. ["Listen, Oogie -- I called to tip you off to something for two reasons!"]
    Randolph
  12. 11. ["You men are all alike..."]
    Peg
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  14. 13. The Strange Case Of...
    Date Duds --And a Date Dream!
  15. 14. ["Oogie, do you think you’d like me with the new-look hairdo?"]
    A Date with Judy
  16. 15. ["Golly, it's raining"]
    Shorty
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka Bubble Gum
  18. 17. ["Is Joan in?"]
    Chip
  19. 18. The Importance of Being Judy
    A Date with Judy
  20. 19. ["Oh, how nice! Margie is announcing her engagement to Raymond Rayfield!"]
    A Date with Judy
  21. 20. Job Counselor
    Superboy
  22. 21. ["Skooter--Go in to play right field!"]
    Skooter
  23. 22. No Matter What You Like, You’re Bound to Like The Adventures of Bob Hope
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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