(January 1951)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1950-11-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
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.


The Sleep That Lasted 1,000 Years! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Keywords
suspended animation

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sleep That Lasted 1000 Years (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dorothy Woolfolk ?; ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Dr. Dorrow (villain)
Synopsis
Dr. Dorrow projects Superman and Lois into the future where all men are in love with her because she's the only brunette left on Earth. Also all the men can duplicate Superman's feats using their super science.
Reprints
Keywords
kryptonite; time travel

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Peg / 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
Neat! I'll take it...
Genre
humor

The Ark of Space! (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; Brent Wood; Kalhoon (villain)
Synopsis
Tommy discovers an ark in space full of people who have been in suspended animation for a million years.
Reprints

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

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

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

Janie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer ?
Inks
Win Mortimer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Janie! All set?

Lucky Block (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Secret of the Invisible Map! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle [as E J S] (signed)
Inks
Ed Smalle [as E J S ] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Helen Morris; Hatalupo; Para Lama; Baron von Derr
Synopsis
Bill uses a treasure map to locate a lost cache of Incan gold.
Keywords
Ecuador; foredge painting; forgeries; Incas; jeeps; Macaibo; Matto Grosso; South America; stereotyping of South American natives; treasure maps

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Would you like to see a good movie tonight, Sue?
Genre
humor

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Clue Cartoon / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This could be of great help in solving clue cartoons!

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Xmas 365 Days a Year (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits submitted by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

How to Bring Christmas Cheer (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Reprints

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, I left my money home!
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Supermen of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

City of the Chiefs! (Table of Contents: 19)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante; Stuff
Reprints

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sleep That Lasted 1,000 Years!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. The Sleep That Lasted 1000 Years
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  5. 4. ["It's a hold-up!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. ["Neat! I'll take it..."]
    Peg
  7. 6. The Ark of Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tomahawk
  9. 8. ["Hi, Janie! All set?"]
    Janie
  10. 9. Lucky Block
    Nestlé's Crunch
  11. 10. The Secret of the Invisible Map!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. ["Would you like to see a good movie tonight, Sue?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  14. 13. ["This could be of great help in solving clue cartoons!"]
    Clue Cartoon
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. Xmas 365 Days a Year
  17. 16. How to Bring Christmas Cheer
    Superboy
  18. 17. ["Gosh, I left my money home!"]
    Shorty
  19. 18. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  20. 19. City of the Chiefs!
    Vigilante
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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