(November-December 1949)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth; [Jack Schiff]; [Mort Weisinger]
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound (#129, 138, 147, 156, 165, 185, 202, 205, 208)
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Superboy Meets Supergirl (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
John Sikela?
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Supergirl [Queen Lucy; Regent of Borgonia] (wears orange costume, introduction)

Superboy Meets Supergirl! (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Clark Kent; Kal-El]; Queen Lucy [Lucy Regent; Supergirl]; Duke Norvello; Elena
Synopsis:
Queen Lucy of Borgonia enrolls in school in Smallville incognito, where her athletic ability and intelligence alienate her from all of the students except Clark Kent. When she helps Superboy stop some thieves, the mayor asks her to appear in a benefit with Superboy as Supergirl where Superboy makes it appear that she can perform the same sort of feats that he can. Lucy is kidnapped back to Borgonia by Duke Norvello who attempts to discredit her in the eyes of her people. Superboy arrives and reveals Duke Norvello's duplicity and Lucy takes her place as queen of her people.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Borgonia; Smallville

Indexer Notes

no relation to Kara Zor-El Supergirl. Writer id by Bob Hughes 1/05. Inker id by Bob Hughes 7/05.

Hal Newhouser (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Saves the Day! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

A Zoo for Sale! (Table of Contents: 4)

Superboy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Fischetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Mr. Henchy; Jenny; Jimmy; Mr. Hidge; Mrs. Wiggins (flashback)
Synopsis:
Superboy has to find a home for Henchy's private zoo animals after he busts Henchy for smuggling stolen diamonds.

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 2/05. Inker id by Bob Hughes 7/05

Spoiling the Gangsters' Scheme (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal with His Jet-Propelled Bike; U.S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Comics Television Viewer (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy's Workshop / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Appears between pages 6 and 7 of "A Zoo for Sale".

Mike Makes Money with "Magic Pictures" (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Now! America's Favorite Radio Family in a Comics Magazine All Their Own! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Lightning Hunters (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

text page

["Jeepers, I hope I can sell my car!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Varsity Vic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Vic
Synopsis:
Vic wants to sell his car but gets tricked into provide taxi service for a couple.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title from first line of dialogue.

["Sometimes I wish I was Buffalo Bill..."] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["Dad, I've decided I'm going on a strict diet!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peg
Synopsis:
Peg decides to go on a diet next week.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title from first line of dialogue.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Isle of Menace! (Table of Contents: 14)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; the Planner; Martha Kent; Joyce; Paul
Synopsis:
A crime boss creates a secret identity as the Planner in order to get other racketeers to pay him to get rid of Superboy.
Keywords:
Island X; Smallville

Indexer Notes

inker id by Bob Hughes 7/05

Hollywood's Top Adventure Star! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

advertisement / 4 pages (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy Meets Supergirl
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superboy Meets Supergirl!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Hal Newhouser
    Wheaties
  4. 3. Saves the Day!
    Captain Tootsie
  5. 4. A Zoo for Sale!
    Superboy
  6. 5. Spoiling the Gangsters' Scheme
    "U. S." Royal with His Jet-Propelled Bike; U.S. Royal Bike Tires
  7. 6. Comics Television Viewer
    Superboy's Workshop
  8. 7. Mike Makes Money with "Magic Pictures"
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  9. 8. Now! America's Favorite Radio Family in a Comics Magazine All Their Own!
    Ozzie and Harriet
  10. 9. Lightning Hunters
  11. 10. ["Jeepers, I hope I can sell my car!"]
    Varsity Vic
  12. 11. ["Sometimes I wish I was Buffalo Bill..."]
    Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!; Columbia
  13. 12. ["Dad, I've decided I'm going on a strict diet!"]
    Peg
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
  15. 14. The Isle of Menace!
    Superboy
  16. 15. Hollywood's Top Adventure Star!
    Alan Ladd
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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