(March-April 1950)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1950-01-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (uncredited); Mort Weisinger (uncredited)
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Boy of Steel vs. Humpty Dumpty the Hobby Robber! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Humpty Dumpty
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Around the World with Superboy (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 11.33 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

Additional Superboy Contest Winners (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Ton o' Fun / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Harry Lampert (signed)
Pencils
Harry Lampert (signed)
Inks
Harry Lampert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now, which pair shall I wear today!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Adventures of Bob Hope / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dolls of Danger! (Table of Contents: 7)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Humpty Dumpty; Superboy

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Ralston / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"It's Fun to Be Healthy!" Says Wonder Woman (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't forget, Vic. We both lecture in the auditorium today...
Genre
humor
Characters
Varsity Vic
Reprints

Unusual Occupations, Canine Version (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Tom Farley
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
dogs

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wasn't George Washington a wonderful man?
Genre
humor
Characters
Peg

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

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

Flashlight Projector (Table of Contents: 15)

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

Script
Al McLean
Pencils
Al McLean
Inks
Al McLean
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Man Who Knew Superboy's Secret Identity! (Table of Contents: 16)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Pete Bates

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

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

Feature Films / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

[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. The Boy of Steel vs. Humpty Dumpty the Hobby Robber!
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Around the World with Superboy
    Superboy
  4. 3. Additional Superboy Contest Winners
  5. 4. ["Now, which pair shall I wear today!"]
    Ton o' Fun
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  8. 7. Dolls of Danger!
    Superboy
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Ralston
  11. 10. "It's Fun to Be Healthy!" Says Wonder Woman
    Wonder Woman
  12. 11. ["Don't forget, Vic. We both lecture in the auditorium today..."]
    Varsity Vic
  13. 12. Unusual Occupations, Canine Version
  14. 13. ["Wasn't George Washington a wonderful man?"]
    Peg
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  16. 15. Flashlight Projector
    Superboy's Workshop
  17. 16. The Man Who Knew Superboy's Secret Identity!
    Superboy
  18. 17. ["A complete picture-story of a thrilling new movie..."]
    Feature Films
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
  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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bill Wormstedt
  • Bob Hughes