(May 1951)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1951-03-14
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 Girl of Steel! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Superwoman; Lex Luthor

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

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

The Girl of Steel! (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]; Lex Luthor

Indexer Notes

Featuring a Supergirl who looks very similar to the Supergirl to arrive later in the decade.

Sabotaging the Saboteurs (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
H. T. Elmo
Pencils
H. T. Elmo
Inks
H. T. Elmo
Colors
?
Letters
H. T. Elmo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Are ants able to swim?
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Hit of the Lot! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

World of the Metal Men! (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

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

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

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

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 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
Oh boy - what a swell day for fishing!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Buzzy Says "Get It off Your Chest!" (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Pipeline Peril! (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Villers; Sergeant Neihof; Captain Veuvray; Colonel Medor
Synopsis
Bill exposes two French Foreign Legionnaires engaged in the theft of Indo-Chinese oil.
Keywords
French Foreign Legion; Hanoi; Hue; Indo-China; jeeps; Luanfang; oil pipelines; ox carts; oxen; Prabang; Saigon; World Wide Insurance Company

Jim Bridger (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Al McLean (signed)
Pencils
Al McLean (signed)
Inks
Al McLean (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al McLean (signed)

Genre
biography; western-frontier

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

Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 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
Folks, would you mind being very quiet tonight?
Genre
humor

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

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

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

Varsity Vic / 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
But Mom, - please!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Top of the World (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Kahn (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Article about the North Pole and the Arctic Region.

The Riddle of the Rainbow Man! (Table of Contents: 17)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Rainbow Man

You've Got a Comet by the Tail (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

Peg / comic story / 0.67 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
-And I'm going with Alan tonight.
Genre
humor
Reprints

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl of Steel!
    Superman
  2. 1. ["These top favorites plus 23 other great comics magazines..."]
  3. 2. The Girl of Steel!
    Superman
  4. 3. Sabotaging the Saboteurs
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Royal Bike Tires
  5. 4. ["Are ants able to swim?"]
    Quick Quiz
  6. 5. The Hit of the Lot!
    Nestlé's Crunch
  7. 6. World of the Metal Men!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. ["We're lost!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  9. 8. ["Oh boy - what a swell day for fishing!"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. Buzzy Says "Get It off Your Chest!"
    Buzzy
  11. 10. Pipeline Peril!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. Jim Bridger
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. ["Folks, would you mind being very quiet tonight?"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. ["But Mom, - please!"]
    Varsity Vic
  17. 16. The Top of the World
  18. 17. The Riddle of the Rainbow Man!
    Vigilante
  19. 18. You've Got a Comet by the Tail
    Mystery in Space; Space Adventures
  20. 19. ["-And I'm going with Alan tonight."]
    Peg
  21. 20. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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