(February 1951)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1950-12-13
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Mort Weisinger (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The 100 Deaths of Clark Kent (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
machine guns

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

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

The 100 Deaths of Clark Kent! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Kingpin (villain); Perry White
Synopsis
An underworld gangster puts out a $100,000 reward for the killing of Clark Kent. Lois actually sees Clark get ghot in the arm so he has to wear a sling for the rest of the story. Meanwhile, the Kingpin is convinced that the only way Clark could have avoided all his deathtraps is if he was Superman.

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

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Castaway World! (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; Dr. Kylen; Marcia Mayne; Ennis (villain)
Synopsis
Kylen discovers a new scientific weapon so the Planeteers assign Tommy to a plain clothes detail to protect him. When Ennis releases Kylen's discovery it destroys the space vessel they are travelling on, so they all end up trapped on a small planetoid. But Tommy creates a space beacon using stone tools.

Captain Tootsie Cheers Orphans (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Jeepers, have I got a swell date this afternoon!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Diamond Doom! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Ed Smalle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
jungle; adventure
Characters
Congo Bill; Will Lanson; Jim Dunn
Synopsis
Bill uncovers an ingenious diamond thief.
Keywords
cobras; diamond mining; diamonds; fluoroscopes; Jungle Queen Diamond Mine; World Wide Insurance Company

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

Picture Math / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is not professional...

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Where Is the Forest Primeval? (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Sagebrush Sam / 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
Sagebrush, I have to go to the big city...
Genre
humor; western-frontier

The Three Dead Letters! (Table of Contents: 17)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante; Stuff; Eddie Minton; Dan Black; Prentiss; Doc Harker; Sheriff Lawton
Synopsis
When Eddie Minton dies he leaves a coded message in three letters, so that his former partner Dan won't discover the source of his wealth. The letters are lost for years in a stage coach wreck until the Vigilante finds them and traces the recipient's down, with Dan Black on his trail.

[Five Vehicles] (Table of Contents: 18)

Silly Dilly / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Do You Know... / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That American pioneers who invaded the West...
Genre
non-fiction

The World of Adventure in Books (Table of Contents: 21)

Shining Knight; Green Arrow; Tomahawk / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 100 Deaths of Clark Kent
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  3. 2. The 100 Deaths of Clark Kent!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  5. 4. ["Gee, Tommy, what a neat skating sweater!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Castaway World!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie Cheers Orphans
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["Jeepers, have I got a swell date this afternoon!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  10. 9. Lucky Block
    Nestlé's Crunch
  11. 10. Diamond Doom!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. ["This is not professional..."]
    Picture Math
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tomahawk
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
  16. 15. Where Is the Forest Primeval?
  17. 16. ["Sagebrush, I have to go to the big city..."]
    Sagebrush Sam
  18. 17. The Three Dead Letters!
    Vigilante
  19. 18. [Five Vehicles]
    Silly Dilly
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  21. 20. ["That American pioneers who invaded the West..."]
    Do You Know...
  22. 21. The World of Adventure in Books
    Shining Knight; Green Arrow; Tomahawk
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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