(December 1948)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1948-10-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited as F. Whitney Ellsworth) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.
Parts of this issue are reprinted:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Wenzel
Inks
Al Wenzel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Masked Mystery Boy (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Al Wenzel
Inks
Al Wenzel
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Miss Bailey; John Smith; Mr. Hench
Synopsis
A new pupil in Clark's class insists on wearing a mask to school. And his mask is lined with lead!
Reprints

Indexer Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes

Bobby Dodd (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Ship That Dared Not Land! (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Prof Dane; Prof Peters; Dr. Blaine
Synopsis
Three sailors have kept their ship at sea for ten years without docking at any port.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win (signed)
Pencils
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are those holes in the fence, Doodle?
Genre
humor

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

Chemcraft / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Crime Wave of the Flag! (Table of Contents: 10)

Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; The Flag
Synopsis
The Flag escapes from prison and resumes his career of flag-based crimes.
Reprints

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

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Gene Autry Sweatshirt / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at this ad in the lonely hearts column...
Genre
humor; teen

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mrs. Cummins asked me to be a sitter tonight...
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Nature's Fireworks (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gee, I hope I make it!
Genre
humor; teen

Most Exciting Boot You Ever Saw! (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Hood Rocket Boot / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Slowdown of Johnny Quick! (Table of Contents: 21)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Charles Sultan
Inks
Charles Sultan
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Judge Dragg; Flash Grogan
Synopsis
In Turtle Town, USA speed is against the law!

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Masked Mystery Boy
    Superboy
  4. 3. Bobby Dodd
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Action Comics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  7. 6. The Ship That Dared Not Land!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["What are those holes in the fence, Doodle?"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Chemcraft
  11. 10. The Crime Wave of the Flag!
    Green Arrow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Gene Autry Sweatshirt
  15. 14. ["Look at this ad in the lonely hearts column..."]
    Shorty
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  17. 16. ["Mrs. Cummins asked me to be a sitter tonight..."]
    Peg
  18. 17. Nature's Fireworks
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Erector
  20. 19. ["Gee, I hope I make it!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  21. 20. Most Exciting Boot You Ever Saw!
    Hood Rocket Boot
  22. 21. The Slowdown of Johnny Quick!
    Johnny Quick
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
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