(May-June 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1952-03-17
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Here's Howie / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy
Synopsis
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Later appears in DC comics cover-dated June 1965.

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

Here's Howie / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't worry, Melvin! I'll win!
Genre
teen
Characters
Howie; Melvin; Kitty; Herbert; Nora
Synopsis
Herbert and Nora think Howie's going to fight a duel.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Riddle Me This; Necco / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Bob Feller (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Arthur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yaaa! Who'd wanta play paper dolls with you...
Genre
children
Reprints

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

Coby / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Let's drive out to the country for lunch, Coby!
Genre
teen
Characters
Coby; Larry

[Four Five-Letter Words from MEILS] (Table of Contents: 7)

Teen Teasers / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Fuss 'n' Feathers (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner ?
Inks
Bob Oksner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen

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

Melvin / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You know, Penelope, someday I'm going big game hunting...
Genre
teen
Characters
Melvin; Penelope

Wild West Charlie Has a Lucky Luden's Tip... (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Luden's Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Liz / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Frank Harry
Inks
Frank Harry
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, yes, Norman--I'd love to go for a drive with you tonight!
Genre
teen
Characters
Liz; Norman
Reprints

Turning Tables (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen

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

Here's Howie / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Owen Fitzgerald
Inks
Owen Fitzgerald
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Amy! How about going to the movies with me tonight?
Genre
teen
Characters
Howie; Amy; Melvin; Diane
Reprints

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

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Dog You'd Like to Own! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Rex the Wonder Dog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Thom McAn's Hi-Wall Champ (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Here's Howie
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. ["Don't worry, Melvin! I'll win!"]
    Here's Howie
  4. 3. ["What is round on both ends..."]
    Riddle Me This; Necco
  5. 4. Bob Feller
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["Yaaa! Who'd wanta play paper dolls with you..."]
    Arthur
  7. 6. ["Let's drive out to the country for lunch, Coby!"]
    Coby
  8. 7. [Four Five-Letter Words from MEILS]
    Teen Teasers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. ["When does the race start?"]
    Dubble Bubble
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. Fuss 'n' Feathers
    Date Duds and a Date Dream!
  13. 12. ["You know, Penelope, someday I'm going big game hunting..."]
    Melvin
  14. 13. Wild West Charlie Has a Lucky Luden's Tip...
    Luden's Cough Drops
  15. 14. ["Oh, yes, Norman--I'd love to go for a drive with you tonight!"]
    Liz
  16. 15. Turning Tables
  17. 16. ["Hi, Amy! How about going to the movies with me tonight?"]
    Here's Howie
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  19. 18. The Dog You'd Like to Own!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  20. 19. Thom McAn's Hi-Wall Champ
    Thom McAn
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