(July-August 1950)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-05-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Hunters of the Whispering Gallery (Table of Contents)

King Faraday / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy

Three All-Star Cameras (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Kodak Cameras / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hunters of the Whispering Gallery! (Table of Contents: 2)

King Faraday / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
King Faraday (intro)
Reprints

Luke Appling (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Young Buffalo Billy / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The badger, a member of the weasel family...
Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Buffalo Billy
Synopsis
Facts about the badger and prairie dog.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Appointment in Paris (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Alex Toth
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy
Characters
Vern Hastings

After the Atom Spies (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Jean & Theodore Grasser, Jr. (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

The Popsicle Hall of Fame / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Free Prizes for Your Letters] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

3 Steps to Mr. Sandino (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
David Vern
Pencils
Frank Giacoia
Inks
Bob Lander
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy

Jimmy Saves a Life (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Guide for Treasure Hunters (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A group of deserters from the army of Cortes is pursued by Montezuma's Aztecs as they flee Mexico City.

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

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

Jam in Jamaica (Table of Contents: 15)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
spy
Characters
Jim Kirby; Mr. Hines
Synopsis
A secret agent encounters problems in Jamaica.

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

Flag Facts / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
During his explorations through the West...
Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

Kids! Get This Swell Official League Baseball (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Bazooka Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Buzzy Says Balance Your Fun Diet (Table of Contents: 18)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Susie; Wolfie
Synopsis
Buzzy shows the importance of a balanced fun diet.

Mystery of the Highland Queen! (Table of Contents: 19)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
spy

Reunion at the Rustlers (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Dream Pirate (Table of Contents: 21)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Illustrated poem.
Reprints

Be King of the Road with this Great Bike! (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Kids! Get This Mysterious Navajo Treasure Ring (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Peter Pan Peanut Butter / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hunters of the Whispering Gallery
    King Faraday
  2. 1. Three All-Star Cameras
    Kodak Cameras
  3. 2. Hunters of the Whispering Gallery!
    King Faraday
  4. 3. Luke Appling
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["The badger, a member of the weasel family..."]
    Young Buffalo Billy
  6. 5. ["For a real treat, kids, you can't beat Cracker Jack!"]
    Cracker Jack
  7. 6. Appointment in Paris
  8. 7. After the Atom Spies
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  9. 8. ["Thundering out of America's most danger-filled days..."]
    Feature Films Magazine
  10. 9. Jean & Theodore Grasser, Jr.
    The Popsicle Hall of Fame
  11. 10. [Free Prizes for Your Letters]
    King Faraday
  12. 11. 3 Steps to Mr. Sandino
  13. 12. Jimmy Saves a Life
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  14. 13. Guide for Treasure Hunters
  15. 14. ["Our bunch all munch..."]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  16. 15. Jam in Jamaica
  17. 16. ["During his explorations through the West..."]
    Flag Facts
  18. 17. Kids! Get This Swell Official League Baseball
    Bazooka Bubble Gum
  19. 18. Buzzy Says Balance Your Fun Diet
    Buzzy
  20. 19. Mystery of the Highland Queen!
  21. 20. Reunion at the Rustlers
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  22. 21. Dream Pirate
  23. 22. Be King of the Road with this Great Bike!
    Columbia Bicycles
  24. 23. ["The one and only Superman is still America's most talked-about comics magazine character!"]
    Superman
  25. 24. Kids! Get This Mysterious Navajo Treasure Ring
    Peter Pan Peanut Butter
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