(May 1949)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1949-03-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Six Superboys on the Moon! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Bob Hughes.

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Journey to the Moon! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Professor Starr
Synopsis
Superboy visits the moon with an absent-minded professor.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to Bill Woolfolk but it's not in his pay records per Martin O'Hearn.

Bamboozling the Bank Robbers (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Listerine Tooth Paste / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Untold Arrow Tales! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy Roy Harper]; Hal Harvey
Synopsis
A one time famous cartoonist is at the end of his career when Green Arrow offers to provide him new inspiration.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Not sure if artist Papp modeled the cartoonist in this tale after himself. No photo of Papp is known to exist.

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

Kellogg's Rice Krispies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Safe-T Cone Co. / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Winthrop Jrs. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sleuth of the Sea! (Table of Contents: 10)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Sea Sleuth [Phineas Pike] (villain, introduction)

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look, Daffy... A nibble!
Genre
humor

What Makes a Car Go? (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Peg / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Dad loaned me the new convertible for tonight!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Peg; Tuffy
Synopsis
Tuffy gets to borrow the convertible.
Reprints

The Man Who Hated Water! (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; Otto Baybridge; Jim Logan
Synopsis
Johnny Quick tries to bring two men together, one who hates water, and one who can't stand being without it.

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

Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Brink of Disaster (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Six Superboys on the Moon!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Journey to the Moon!
    Superboy
  4. 3. Bamboozling the Bank Robbers
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Listerine Tooth Paste
  7. 6. Untold Arrow Tales!
    Green Arrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Rice Krispies
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Safe-T Cone Co.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Winthrop Jrs.
  11. 10. The Sleuth of the Sea!
    Aquaman
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  13. 12. ["Look, Daffy... A nibble!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  14. 13. What Makes a Car Go?
  15. 14. ["Dad loaned me the new convertible for tonight!"]
    Peg
  16. 15. The Man Who Hated Water!
    Johnny Quick
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia
  18. 17. Brink of Disaster
    Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
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