(November 1949)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1949-09-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Sure, Lois Lane can score a scoop with Superman's help --
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
cameras; Northrup N-9M Flying Wing; US Air Force

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman Scoop-Parade (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Hal Newhouser (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie Saves the Day! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Crystal Doom! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow; Dr. Zarr (villain)

Indexer Notes

Formerly credited to Otto Binder, but not in Binder's records as printed in Alter Ego 147.

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

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

Hollywood's Top Adventure Star! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Animal Actors! (Table of Contents: 8)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Spoiling the Gangsters' Scheme (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In faraway Singapore, Mrs. Marlowe and her daughter Gloria, do some last minute shopping...
Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Mrs. Marlowe; Gloria Marlowe; Howard Chandler
Synopsis
Mrs. Marlowe accidentally purchases blank banknote sheets and is bedeviled by a counterfeiter attempting to secure the paper.
Keywords
blackjacks; Capri; counterfeiting; fingerprints; napkin rings; rickshaws; saps; seaplanes; Singapore; World Wide Insurance Company

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

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

Introducing Jack Benny Violinist (Table of Contents: 13)

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.

The Man Who Loved Horses! (Table of Contents: 14)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

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

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

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

Shorty / 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
Gosh, I never thought I'd make it!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 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) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Sure, Lois Lane can score a scoop with Superman's help --"]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Superman Scoop-Parade
    Superman
  4. 3. Hal Newhouser
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Captain Tootsie Saves the Day!
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. The Crystal Doom!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. Hollywood's Top Adventure Star!
    The Adventures of Alan Ladd
  9. 8. The Animal Actors!
    Zatara
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  11. 10. Spoiling the Gangsters' Scheme
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  12. 11. ["In faraway Singapore, Mrs. Marlowe and her daughter Gloria, do some last minute shopping..."]
    Congo Bill
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. Introducing Jack Benny Violinist
  15. 14. The Man Who Loved Horses!
    Vigilante
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia
  17. 16. ["Gosh, I never thought I'd make it!"]
    Shorty
  18. 17. Editorial Advisory Board
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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