(April 1951)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1951-02-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
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 Cover Girl Mystery! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman
Reprints
Keywords
automatic pistols; magazines

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

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

The Cover Girl Mystery! (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]

[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)

[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
This hat is a dream!
Genre
humor
Characters
Peg

The Two Tommy Tomorrows! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Tommy Tomorrow
Reprints

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

Royal Desserts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Casey the Cop / 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
Don't forget, Casey, we're going to the movies tonight!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey the Cop

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

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

Sands of Death! (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; Tim Troy; Charles Steel; Mearns
Synopsis
Bill works to prevent a motion picture producer from killing his star to claim insurance money.
Keywords
bullfighting; Hermosillo (Mexican city); Mexico; motion picture cameras; motion pictures; newspapers; Steel Productions; westerns; World Wide Insurance Company

Captain Tootsie Shows 'Em How to Walk on Stilts (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
H. T. Elmo
Pencils
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Inks
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are pearls found only in oysters?
Genre
non-fiction

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

How's Your Volapuk? (Table of Contents: 14)

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.

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

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
I'd like to see a nice bed!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Reprints

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

Columbia / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pardon me, mister, where is the information desk?
Genre
humor

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

The Gun That Killed the Vigilante! (Table of Contents: 19)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Vigilante [Greg Sanders]

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

Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Superman Says: "Human Rights for All!" (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cover Girl Mystery!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. The Cover Girl Mystery!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  5. 4. ["Let's go in and hear our fortunes!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. ["This hat is a dream!"]
    Peg
  7. 6. The Two Tommy Tomorrows!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Royal Desserts
  9. 8. ["Don't forget, Casey, we're going to the movies tonight!"]
    Casey the Cop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Nestlé's Crunch
  11. 10. Sands of Death!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. Captain Tootsie Shows 'Em How to Walk on Stilts
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Pop
  13. 12. ["Are pearls found only in oysters?"]
  14. 13. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  15. 14. How's Your Volapuk?
  16. 15. ["I'd like to see a nice bed!"]
    Shorty
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  18. 17. ["Pardon me, mister, where is the information desk?"]
    Little Pete
  19. 18. Editorial Advisory Board
  20. 19. The Gun That Killed the Vigilante!
    Vigilante
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Mystery in Space
  22. 21. Superman Says: "Human Rights for All!"
    Superman
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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