(June 1949)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-04-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #334, 347, 360, 373, 437, 443, 449, 544, 600)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The World's Most Perfect Girl (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Helen
Keywords
cameras

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The World's Most Perfect Girl! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dorothy Woolfolk
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn. Formerly credited to Bill Woolfolk.

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

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lightning Speed...Heroic Deed! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Hollywood of Space! (Table of Contents: 5)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow

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

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

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Some rain we had last night!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Hunted Thrills! (Table of Contents: 9)

Congo Bill / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Cham Sha Shaddin; Ahangir Beg; Sidra (elephant)
Synopsis
Bill helps prevent the murder of the prince of Nyabad.
Keywords
elephants; howdahs; India; Nyabad; tiger pits; tigers; World Wide Insurance Company

Ruining the Ransom Plan (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh boy, what a swell day!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Bike Comes Back (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)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 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
Young man-- Your allowance money is much too high these days...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Adventure of the Shipwrecked Pirates (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Gold Rush Comes to Gotham City! (Table of Contents: 17)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

Indexer Notes

Stuff is not Vig's sidekick in this story.

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Forest Rangers (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World's Most Perfect Girl
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  3. 2. The World's Most Perfect Girl!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  5. 4. Lightning Speed...Heroic Deed!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. Hollywood of Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia
  8. 7. ["Some rain we had last night!"]
    Little Pete
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. The Man Who Hunted Thrills!
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. Ruining the Ransom Plan
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  12. 11. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  13. 12. ["Oh boy, what a swell day!"]
    Shorty
  14. 13. The Bike Comes Back
  15. 14. ["Young man-- Your allowance money is much too high these days..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Listerine Tooth Paste
  17. 16. Adventure of the Shipwrecked Pirates
    Ray-o-Vac
  18. 17. The Gold Rush Comes to Gotham City!
    Vigilante
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  20. 19. The Forest Rangers
    Adventures of "Popsicle Pete"
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
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