(August 1950)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1950-06-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
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]

The Kind of Stories You Like Best! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Superman Becomes Miss Lovelorn! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]

Trouble at Ghost-Town! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Message to Parents (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Keywords
Polio

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Heroes out of the Past! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow

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

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

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.75 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
Hello! You're new around here, aren't you?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Doorway to Danger! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle [as EJS] (signed)
Inks
Ed Smalle [as EJS] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Miss Sloan; Abar Singh; Harry Becker [Ari Bakar]; Mazie Burke Becker [Marisimba]; Mir Bela; Mister Sloan
Synopsis
Bill, in a Persian Gulf city, recovers a set of stolen rubies with the help of a couple from Keokuk, Iowa.
Keywords
dungeons; Persian Gulf; stage magic; the Red Sheikh Rubies; vaudeville; World Wide Insurance Company

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

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

Script
Harry Lampert
Pencils
Harry Lampert
Inks
Harry Lampert
Colors
?
Letters
Harry Lampert

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you a small boy with a toy bomb-sight?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Bazooka / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Smoke-Eater (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography

Groucho Marxes On (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
biography
Keywords
celebrity

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

Bebe / 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
Psst, Bebe! Do you know who I am?
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Horse That Could Talk! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Dan Barry (signed)
Inks
Dan Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.75 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
Pete, it's getting late. Better run upstairs and take your bath!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Job Counselor (Table of Contents: 19)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero

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

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

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (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. The Kind of Stories You Like Best!
    Danger Trail
  3. 2. Superman Becomes Miss Lovelorn!
    Superman
  4. 3. Trouble at Ghost-Town!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  5. 4. Message to Parents
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Heroes out of the Past!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["You don't have to wait 2 months..."]
    Star Spangled Comics; Detective Comics; Adventure Comics
  9. 8. ["Hello! You're new around here, aren't you?"]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  11. 10. Doorway to Danger!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. ["Have you a small boy with a toy bomb-sight?"]
    Ton o' Fun
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka
  14. 13. Smoke-Eater
  15. 14. Groucho Marxes On
  16. 15. ["Psst, Bebe! Do you know who I am?"]
    Bebe
  17. 16. The Horse That Could Talk!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. ["Pete, it's getting late. Better run upstairs and take your bath!"]
    Little Pete
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  20. 19. Job Counselor
    Superboy
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  22. 21. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
    Daisy B-B Guns
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