(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
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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]

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

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

The Girl Who Was Scoop-Crazy! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Lana Lang

Indexer Notes

1st appearance of Lana Lang in Adventure Comics.

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie at the Snow Carnival (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Flying Horse Swindle! (Table of Contents: 5)

Shining Knight / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Samachson
Pencils
Frank Frazetta
Inks
Frank Frazetta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadpan Dixon; the Shining Knight [Sir Justin]; Winged Victory
Synopsis
Swindlers selling winged horses causes the Shining Knight to intervene.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Caliph Tubby and Genie Quick! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hello, Peg. I just mailed my farewell letter...
Genre
humor

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Digging Pennies out of the Earth (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is a terrific job...
Genre
teen
Characters
Jerry the Jitterbug
Synopsis
Jerry's got a new job at a soda fountain.
Reprints

Lucky Block (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

The World of Adventure in Books (Table of Contents: 17)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Green Arrow; Tomahawk; Shining Knight
Synopsis
Green Arrow, Tomahawk and the Shining Knight make reading recommendations for young readers who complain that there's nothing exciting in the library.

Green Arrow -- Hero or Villain? (Table of Contents: 18)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
? (GA writer 3)
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]
Reprints

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

Little Pete / 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
What a swell snowman!
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

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

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

Magic! (Table of Contents: 21)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Characters
Rudy Cardenas; Dick Vernon; Ray Horne; Noel Elliott

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / 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. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  3. 2. The Girl Who Was Scoop-Crazy!
    Superboy
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. Captain Tootsie at the Snow Carnival
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. The Flying Horse Swindle!
    Shining Knight
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  8. 7. ["Gee, Tommy, what a neat skating sweater!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. Caliph Tubby and Genie Quick!
    Johnny Quick
  11. 10. ["Hello, Peg. I just mailed my farewell letter..."]
    Peg
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tomahawk
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Digging Pennies out of the Earth
  16. 15. ["This is a terrific job..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  17. 16. Lucky Block
    Nestlé's Crunch
  18. 17. The World of Adventure in Books
  19. 18. Green Arrow -- Hero or Villain?
    The Green Arrow
  20. 19. ["What a swell snowman!"]
    Little Pete
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  22. 21. Magic!
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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