(May-June 1950)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1950-03-27
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Yum yum -- I see you've got blueberry pie for dessert, Mother!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Ma Kent
Reprints

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

When Superboy Was a Superbaby (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superbaby [Clark Kent] (introduction); Martha Kent; Jonathan Kent

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

Pee Wee Reese (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / 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
Now, Pete, practise your piano lesson!
Genre
humor

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

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

The Flags of Crime! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Humpty Dumpty; Superboy
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes.

Lassoing the Lion (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Home, Sweet Home! (Table of Contents: 8)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Bob Hughes, Gene Reed, Merlin Haas, Edgar Loftin, and Allen Ross. Loftin and Ross question Mayer inks credit. Bob Bailey argues Bob Oksner base with Mayer heads.

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

Shutter Bugs (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Alan Howe; Tommy Hanlon; George "Skeets" Harrison; Bailey Donally

Ready to Go (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win (signed)
Inks
Lit-Win (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Did I ever tell you about the time I caught a three foot bass, Daffy?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, Dad, I'll shovel a path to the street!
Genre
humor

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

The Boy Without a World! (Table of Contents: 16)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hamilton ?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero

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

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Whistling Lariat (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
superhero

Bing's Coming Your Way! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Yum yum -- I see you've got blueberry pie for dessert, Mother!"]
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. When Superboy Was a Superbaby
    Superboy
  4. 3. Pee Wee Reese
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Now, Pete, practise your piano lesson!"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  7. 6. The Flags of Crime!
    Superboy
  8. 7. Lassoing the Lion
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  9. 8. Home, Sweet Home!
    Leave It to Binky
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  11. 10. Shutter Bugs
  12. 11. Ready to Go
  13. 12. ["Did I ever tell you about the time I caught a three foot bass, Daffy?"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  15. 14. ["Okay, Dad, I'll shovel a path to the street!"]
    Shorty
  16. 15. Editorial Advisory Board
  17. 16. The Boy Without a World!
    Superboy
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  19. 18. Whistling Lariat
    Superboy's Workshop
  20. 19. Bing's Coming Your Way!
    Feature Films Magazine
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Katie
  • Jerry Hillegas (R.I.P.)
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Merlin Haas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes