(March 1950)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1950-01-09
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
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Keywords
cutting torch; safes

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Conquest of Superman! (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]

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

Pretzels / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Phil Berube (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Nice doggie!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Wishing World! (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; Brent Wood (first appearance)

Indexer Notes

Introduction of partner Brent Wood in this story.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Ralston / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Teen Adventurers (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
Stookie Allen

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Leda Raigorodsky; Jack Schultz; Joe Bishop; Fred Kamp

Big Game in Andorra! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle [as E. J. S.] (signed)
Inks
Ed Smalle [as E. J. S.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Ben Stone [George Hill]; Peddit
Synopsis
Bill identifies a man attempting to defraud World Wide by comparing the man's bare feet to those of Andorran shepherds whom the man was attempting to impersonate.
Keywords
Andorra; blowguns; L'Hospitale (Andorran village); landslides; life insurance; Passport Bureau; saddle mules; shepherds; World Wide Insurance Company

Up, Up and Away! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics; Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

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

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have a nice time at the party - and don't forget your manners!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Winner Take All (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

Peg / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Daddy, the television set is simply super!
Genre
humor

The Making of a Man! (Table of Contents: 17)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

"It's Fun to Be Healthy!" Says Wonder Woman (Table of Contents: 18)

Wonder Woman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Conquest of Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Nice doggie!"]
    Pretzels
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  6. 5. ["You don't have to wait 2 months..."]
    Detective Comics; Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics
  7. 6. Wishing World!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Editorial Advisory Board
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Ralston
  10. 9. Teen Adventurers
  11. 10. Big Game in Andorra!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. Up, Up and Away!
    World's Finest Comics; Superman
  13. 12. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  14. 13. ["Have a nice time at the party - and don't forget your manners!"]
    Little Pete
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  16. 15. Winner Take All
  17. 16. ["Oh, Daddy, the television set is simply super!"]
    Peg
  18. 17. The Making of a Man!
    Vigilante
  19. 18. "It's Fun to Be Healthy!" Says Wonder Woman
    Wonder Woman
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
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