(October 1949)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-08-10
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold on, Superman! This looks like a job for Lois Lane!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Keywords
revolvers

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

World's Finest Comics; Wonder Woman; Comic Cavalcade / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Man with the Charmed Life! (Table of Contents: 3)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Lou Boudreau (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Case of the 50 Year Old Clue (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tommy Tomorrow's Trip to Today! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Rescue from the Ravine (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Little Pete / 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
If a man has twenty-four apples...
Genre
humor

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

Superman Socks / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Banquet of Sun Liu! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle (signed)
Inks
Ed Smalle (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Harivs Chapley; Sun Liu
Synopsis
Bill helps an anthropologist get a set of caveman bones out of China, despite interference from Japanese thugs left in China after the war.
Keywords
anthropology; China; Cossack drag; Hong Kong; human skeletons; Lanchow (Chinese city); soporific drugs; the Feast Where All Men Die; trick riding; Tunk Valley; World Wide Insurance Company

Mountain Rescue (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 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
Okay, you win -- We'll go to the costume ball as tramps!
Genre
humor

Movie Stars Are -- Human (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

Shorty / 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
Hmm -- I'll show them!
Genre
humor

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

Shoot-a-Top / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Follow the Danger Trail with Tomahawk (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Tomahawk; Star Spangled Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Headless Horseman Rides Again! (Table of Contents: 18)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

Buzzy Says Stay in School - Give Yourself a Break! (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
humor; advocacy; teen

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

Rubber-for-Molds, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hollywood's Top Adventure Star! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Alan Ladd / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Hold on, Superman! This looks like a job for Lois Lane!"]
    Superman
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Want action?"]
    World's Finest Comics; Wonder Woman; Comic Cavalcade
  4. 3. The Man with the Charmed Life!
    Superman
  5. 4. Lou Boudreau
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Case of the 50 Year Old Clue
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. Tommy Tomorrow's Trip to Today!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Rescue from the Ravine
    Ray-o-Vac
  9. 8. ["If a man has twenty-four apples..."]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Superman Socks
  11. 10. The Banquet of Sun Liu!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. Mountain Rescue
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
  14. 13. ["Okay, you win -- We'll go to the costume ball as tramps!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  15. 14. Movie Stars Are -- Human
  16. 15. ["Hmm -- I'll show them!"]
    Shorty
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Shoot-a-Top
  18. 17. Follow the Danger Trail with Tomahawk
    Tomahawk; Star Spangled Comics
  19. 18. The Headless Horseman Rides Again!
    Vigilante
  20. 19. Buzzy Says Stay in School - Give Yourself a Break!
    Buzzy
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Rubber-for-Molds, Inc.
  22. 21. Hollywood's Top Adventure Star!
    The Adventures of Alan Ladd
  23. 22. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
    Daisy B-B Guns
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