(May 1950)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1950-03-15
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Superboy Hunts for a Job (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
John Sikela ?
Inks
John Sikela ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superboy Hunts for a Job (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Alvin Schwartz
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Ma Kent; Perry White
Synopsis
Clark goes to Metropolis during school vacation to try to figure out what he wants to be when he grows up.

Indexer Notes

Continued in Action Comics #144 (May 1950).

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

2 Smash Hits! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Alan Ladd; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Don't Go Near the Water! (Table of Contents: 5)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Daly
Inks
John Daly
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman
Synopsis
After being bathed in a chemical by a crook Aquaman becomes allergic to water for 72 hours.
Reprints

Lassoing the Lion (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello! You must be the new boy around here!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Doomed Safari! (Table of Contents: 9)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Inks
Ralph Mayo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Professor Colton; Craven

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

Shoot-a-Plane / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Home, Sweet Home! (Table of Contents: 11)

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
humor; 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 5 of the previous story sequence.

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

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Jean Adams; Eddie Rice; Bob Guttman; Jimmie Sutherland] (Table of Contents: 13)

Handy Andys / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Jean Adams; Eddie Rice; Bob Guttman; Jimmie Sutherland
Synopsis
bios of real teens who are handy with tools

From Runner to Video (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm glad I opened the sandwich shop...
Genre
humor; teen

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

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

Bing's Coming Your Way! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

The Amazing Jungle of Robot Menace! (Table of Contents: 18)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; Gerald Parsad
Synopsis
Green Arrow chases some crooks through a jungle filled with robot killers.
Reprints

Stampede! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Willie / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Could I have a nice, big piece of pie, Mommy?
Genre
humor
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy Hunts for a Job
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Superboy Hunts for a Job
    Superboy
  4. 3. Pee Wee Reese
    Wheaties
  5. 4. 2 Smash Hits!
    The Adventures of Alan Ladd; The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet
  6. 5. Don't Go Near the Water!
    Aquaman
  7. 6. Lassoing the Lion
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  8. 7. ["Hello! You must be the new boy around here!"]
    Peg
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  10. 9. The Doomed Safari!
    Johnny Quick
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Shoot-a-Plane
  12. 11. Home, Sweet Home!
    Leave It to Binky
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  14. 13. [Jean Adams; Eddie Rice; Bob Guttman; Jimmie Sutherland]
    Handy Andys
  15. 14. From Runner to Video
  16. 15. ["I'm glad I opened the sandwich shop..."]
    Shorty
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  18. 17. Bing's Coming Your Way!
    Feature Films Magazine
  19. 18. The Amazing Jungle of Robot Menace!
    The Green Arrow
  20. 19. Stampede!
    Another Exciting "R. C." and Quickie Adventure; Royal Crown Cola
  21. 20. ["Could I have a nice, big piece of pie, Mommy?"]
    Willie
  22. 21. Editorial Advisory Board
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Guns
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Hollywood Film Studios
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