(February 1950)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1949-12-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
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.


Luthor's Secret Weapon! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
synthetic kryptonite

National Comics Takes "Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children." (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Luthor's Secret Weapon (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lex Luthor
Synopsis
Luthor attempts to make synthetic kryptonite.
Reprints

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics; Detective Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

50 Worlds in One! (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

Bear Trapped! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Plundering of the Tai Ling! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; John Knox; Miss Primrose
Synopsis
An excursion ship owner arranges to rob his own passengers in order to collect the insurance.
Keywords
gambling; Hong Kong; intercoms; junks; lifeboats; lightning; Macau; Manila; Philippines; pirates; Portuguese (language); storms; Tai Ling (ship); World Wide Insurance Company

Batman and Robin Stand Up for Sportsmanship! (Table of Contents: 9)

Batman and Robin / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Fighting Fools! (Table of Contents: 10)

Zatara / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Characters
Zatara

Miss Liberty, Her Story (Table of Contents: 11)

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: 12)

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One hamburger!
Genre
humor

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

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

A Day at the Rodeo! (Table of Contents: 14)

Vigilante / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner Fox
Pencils
Dan Barry
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

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

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

Look Who's Here! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Luthor's Secret Weapon!
    Superman
  2. 1. National Comics Takes "Top Place As the Choice of Parents and Children."
  3. 2. Luthor's Secret Weapon
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  5. 4. ["You don't have to wait 2 months..."]
    Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics; Detective Comics
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. 50 Worlds in One!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Bear Trapped!
    Ray-o-Vac
  9. 8. The Plundering of the Tai Ling!
    Congo Bill
  10. 9. Batman and Robin Stand Up for Sportsmanship!
    Batman and Robin
  11. 10. Fighting Fools!
    Zatara
  12. 11. Miss Liberty, Her Story
  13. 12. ["One hamburger!"]
    Shorty
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  15. 14. A Day at the Rodeo!
    Vigilante
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Rubber-for-Molds, Inc.
  17. 16. Look Who's Here!
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
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