(July-August 1950)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-05-22
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 US
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)

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
humor
Characters
Beverly Hills; Wendell Corey; Joan Fontaine; MacDonald Carey; Betty Garrett; Jane Powell
Keywords
celebrity

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well -- Hello, Beverly!
Genre
humor
Characters
Beverly Hills; Will Shire; MacDonald Carey; John Jerome
Synopsis
Beverly pursues MacDonald Carey to get a part in his new movie, "The Lawless."
Keywords
celebrity

Luke Appling (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hollywood Ha-Lights / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert ?
Pencils
Harry Lampert ?
Inks
Harry Lampert ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, my goodness! My throat's so sore...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Wendell Corey (Table of Contents: 6)

Will Shire Interviews / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Interview with actor Wendell Corey

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

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Will Shire! Come out from behind that paper...
Genre
humor
Characters
Beverly Hills; Will Shire; Mr. Goodwin
Synopsis
Will tries to convince Beverly that it will help her acting career if they get married.
Keywords
celebrity

After the Atom Spies (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Danny Downbeat / 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
Sorry, Danny, no spots for a bass fiddle!
Genre
humor
Characters
Danny Downbeat
Synopsis
No one appreciates Danny's talent.
Reprints

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

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

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

Janie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you doing, Janie...
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Janie Hills; Beverly Hills
Synopsis
Janie wants to start a club called Sisters of Famous Women, but Beverly tells her she isn't really famous yet.

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

Beverly Hills Fan Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
? [as Beverly Hills]
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Judith M. Rosen; Janet L. Ortner; Diane Buchanan; Beverly Franzblau; Linda Verner; Lee Rosenblatt

The Popsicle Hall of Fame (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Clothes Call (Table of Contents: 14)

Beverly's Designs on You / illustration / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Fashion designs and tips.

Jane Powell (Table of Contents: 15)

The Road to Stardom / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Characters
Jane Powell; Elizabeth Taylor; Greer Garson (cameo); W.C. Fields (cameo); Lauritz Melchior (cameo)
Synopsis
Suzanne Burce of Portland, Oregon becomes movie star Jane Powell.

Jimmy Saves a Life (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Meet... Betty Garrett (Table of Contents: 17)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Career information on actress Betty Garrett.

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

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-- Yes, Mother -- I had a wonderful weekend!
Genre
humor
Characters
Beverly Hills; Joan Fontaine
Synopsis
Beverly meets Joan Fontaine on a plane flight that runs into trouble -- exactly like that in Joan's latest movie, "September Affair."
Keywords
celebrity

Thundering out of America's Most Danger-Filled Days... (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20)

Honey in Hollywood / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Honey, I've got a break for you!
Genre
humor
Characters
Honey
Synopsis
Honey does a commercial for Crunchy Wunchy cereal.
Reprints

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Picture Patter / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Keywords
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Anecdotes about movie stars.

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

On the Set / 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
Cut! That's what I want in all my pictures...
Genre
humor
Synopsis
A film director wants girls in bathing suits in all his pictures.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Dial Dandies / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You mean you've got another job...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
All right, Dick -- Rush into her arms...
Genre
humor
Characters
Beverly Hills; Will Shire; Dick Leonard; Mel Frank
Synopsis
Beverly and Will get their signals crossed about a studio surprise party.
Keywords
celebrity

Reunion at the Rustlers (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

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

Buzzy Says Balance Your Fun Diet (Table of Contents: 28)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Wolfie; Susie
Synopsis
Wolfie wears himself out having too much fun.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth serving organizations.

The One and Only Superman Is Still America's Most Talked-About Comics Character! (Table of Contents: 29) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 30) (Expand) /

Peter Pan Peanut Butter / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. ["Well -- Hello, Beverly!"]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  4. 3. Luke Appling
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Oh, my goodness! My throat's so sore..."]
    Hollywood Ha-Lights
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Cracker Jack
  7. 6. Wendell Corey
    Will Shire Interviews
  8. 7. ["Will Shire! Come out from behind that paper..."]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  9. 8. After the Atom Spies
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  10. 9. ["Sorry, Danny, no spots for a bass fiddle!"]
    Danny Downbeat
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  12. 11. ["What are you doing, Janie..."]
    Janie
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Beverly Hills Fan Club
  14. 13. The Popsicle Hall of Fame
    Popsicle
  15. 14. Clothes Call
    Beverly's Designs on You
  16. 15. Jane Powell
    The Road to Stardom
  17. 16. Jimmy Saves a Life
    Roadmaster
  18. 17. Meet... Betty Garrett
  19. 18. ["-- Yes, Mother -- I had a wonderful weekend!"]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  20. 19. Thundering out of America's Most Danger-Filled Days...
    Feature Films
  21. 20. ["Honey, I've got a break for you!"]
    Honey in Hollywood
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Picture Patter
  24. 23. ["Cut! That's what I want in all my pictures..."]
    On the Set
  25. 24. ["You mean you've got another job..."]
    Dial Dandies
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka Bubble Gum
  27. 26. ["All right, Dick -- Rush into her arms..."]
    Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
  28. 27. Reunion at the Rustlers
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  29. 28. Buzzy Says Balance Your Fun Diet
    Buzzy
  30. 29. The One and Only Superman Is Still America's Most Talked-About Comics Character!
    Superman
  31. 30. [no title indexed]
    Peter Pan Peanut Butter
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • Dan Stevenson
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Rodney Hinkle
  • Bob Hughes