(March-April 1949)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1949-01-05
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Newsprint
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of January 8 in ad in Leave It to Binky #7.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?; Ira Schnapp (logo design)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Superman, what were you like when you were a boy?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Could See Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
Ed Dobrotka ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Superboy (flashback); Brandar the Great; Margo Griffiths
Synopsis
Brandar the Great predicts the future. At a party attended by young Clark Kent he predicted that Margo Griffiths, now a young nurse in Metropolis, would cease to exist on her 21st birthday.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Really a Superman story with the Superboy segment as a flashback.

High as a Kite (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rocket Plane (Table of Contents: 4)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

Shorty / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'lo, little girl! What's your name?
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Boy Vandals! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hamilton
Pencils
Al Wenzel
Inks
Stan Kaye ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; The Smash and Grab Gang
Synopsis
Superboy teaches some young vandals a lesson.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bob Hughes; credits in Millennium reprint incorrect.

Takes place in Metropolis.

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

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, I didn't catch a single fish today...
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Language of the Sea (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cliff Rhodes
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

Sagebrush Sam / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What's all the shooting about?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Dale Evans Comics; All-American Western; Western Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
C'mon, Tizzy, I'll take you to the movies!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Superboy Meets Mighty Boy! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Mighty Boy (intro); Superboy; Jay V. Atkins
Synopsis
A young boy is duped by an unscrupulous promoter into thinking he's stronger than Superboy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits by Bob Hughes; credits in Millennium reprint incorrect.

Takes place in Metropolis.

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

Homer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a beautiful day for a hike in the hills!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Superman, what were you like when you were a boy?"]
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Man Who Could See Tomorrow!
    Superboy
  4. 3. High as a Kite
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  5. 4. Rocket Plane
    Superboy's Workshop
  6. 5. ["H'lo, little girl! What's your name?"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. The Boy Vandals!
    Superboy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  9. 8. ["Golly, I didn't catch a single fish today..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  10. 9. The Language of the Sea
  11. 10. ["What's all the shooting about?"]
    Sagebrush Sam
  12. 11. ["You'll find this sure-fire brand..."]
    Dale Evans Comics; All-American Western; Western Comics
  13. 12. ["C'mon, Tizzy, I'll take you to the movies!"]
    Shorty
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. Superboy Meets Mighty Boy!
    Superboy
  16. 15. ["It's a beautiful day for a hike in the hills!"]
    Homer
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  19. 18. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
    Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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