(April 1949)

DC, 1938 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1949-02-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Al Wenzel
Inks:
Al Wenzel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Indexer Notes

art credits by Bob Hughes

Now More Than Ever (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Telegraph Boy (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Sikela
Inks:
Ed Dobrotka
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Mr. Baxter; Mr. X

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Reign of the Reptiles! (Table of Contents: 5)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Arrow; Speedy; Basil Harkness; Smash Dixon; Bullhead Beale
Synopsis:
Green Arrow gets involved in a hunt for live dinosaurs in a lost valley.

Indexer Notes

Green Arrow lives in Gotham City!

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

Kolynos / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Owned the Sea! (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman; Simon Drago
Synopsis:
Simon Drago asserts he owns the whole ocean, and charges tolls for all who want to cross it.

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

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

Script:
Lit-Win
Pencils:
Lit-Win
Inks:
Lit-Win
Colors:
?
Letters:
Lit-Win

First Line of Dialogue or Text:
My father lost his glasses around here...
Genre:
humor

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

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

Knight Without Armor! (Table of Contents: 10)

Shining Knight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
? (Shining Knight artist)
Inks:
? (Shining Knight artist)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Shining Knight; Sir Butch; The Armorless Knight
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

at Camelot

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

Peg / 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:
H'lo, Ted! Ted, I want you to meet Hank!
Genre:
humor; teen
Reprints:

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)

Varsity Vic / 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:
Hey, son! How would you like to make a few dollars this afternoon?
Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Why Little Things Seem Big (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Film of the Future? (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Johnny Quick; Albert Madison

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever
  3. 2. Telegraph Boy
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  5. 4. ["A big hit in Adventure Comics..."]
    Superboy
  6. 5. Reign of the Reptiles!
    The Green Arrow
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kolynos
  8. 7. The Man Who Owned the Sea!
    Aquaman
  9. 8. ["My father lost his glasses around here..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  10. 9. ["Keep an eye on your favorite newsstand..."]
  11. 10. Knight Without Armor!
    Shining Knight
  12. 11. ["H'lo, Ted! Ted, I want you to meet Hank!"]
    Peg
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board
  14. 13. ["Hey, son! How would you like to make a few dollars this afternoon?"]
    Varsity Vic
  15. 14. Why Little Things Seem Big
  16. 15. The Film of the Future?
    Johnny Quick
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
    Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Cherry
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Martin O'Hearn
  • Michael Grabois
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Pat Lang
  • Mark Waid
  • Sidne Gail Ward
  • Jon Ingersoll
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ted Watson
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ed Boner