(December 1949)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-10-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
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
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints

Jimmy's Biggest Christmas (Thanks to Dad) (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Clark Kent... Daredevil! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Badmen of Mars! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 7.67 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: 5) (Expand) /

Ralston / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tommy Tomorrow Contest Winners! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Weapons of Ghengis Khan! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Kurdu; Maj; the Rajah of Irab
Synopsis
Following the murder of the rajah, Bill prevents a coup from unseating the prince.
Keywords
crossbows; Duka (Asian city); Himalaya Mountains; Irab (Asian country); life insurance; riots

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm - Let me see...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Bells Tell a Briny Story (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
H. O. Austin
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from All Hands

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Pan-American Band Instruments / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Ring Out the Old! Ring In the New! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Green Arrow and the Red Feather Kid (Table of Contents: 18)

Green Arrow / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Red Feather Kid
Synopsis
Green Arrow explains the meaning of the Red Feather and its relationship to social services.

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

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. Jimmy's Biggest Christmas (Thanks to Dad)
    Roadmaster
  3. 2. Clark Kent... Daredevil!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  5. 4. Badmen of Mars!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Ralston
  7. 6. Tommy Tomorrow Contest Winners!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  10. 9. Weapons of Ghengis Khan!
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  12. 11. ["Hmm - Let me see..."]
    Shorty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  14. 13. Bells Tell a Briny Story
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Pan-American Band Instruments
  17. 16. Ring Out the Old! Ring In the New!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Erector
  19. 18. The Green Arrow and the Red Feather Kid
    Green Arrow
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Hollywood Film Studios
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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