Superman #71
(July-August 1951)

DC, 1939 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1951-05-02
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #183, 187, 193, 197, 202, 207, 212, 217, 222, 227, 245, 252, 272, 278, 284)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Clark Kent's Super-Masquerade! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Now More Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Clark Kent's Super-Masquerade! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
R24 (Intro, Villain)
Synopsis
Superman gains temporary amnesia.

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

Kellogg's Pep / 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)

The Anti-Superman Club! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Anti-Superman Club (Intro)

Indexer Notes

Superman builds a Superwoman robot.

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Quick Quiz / cartoon / 0.75 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
What happened to the good ship 'Mayflower'...
Genre
non-fiction

Neat Treat! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There! I mailed the letter to Janet...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Minus Three Ninety (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
David Kahn
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Bebe / 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
Tommy, look at my new roller skates!
Genre
humor; children

Indexer Notes

Next to signature: "Thanks to B.B."

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

Stewart-Warner "Cadet" Speedometer / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shorty / 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
Well, I've got to be getting home, Shorty...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Man Who Stole the Oceans! (Table of Contents: 16)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Lex Luthor (Villain)
Reprints

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18)

No Foolin' / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Texas Rangers have gone modern...
Genre
non-fiction

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Look for the Real Reason! (Table of Contents: 20)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Squeeze Play Saves the Day! (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story!; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Clark Kent's Super-Masquerade!
    Superman
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever!
  3. 2. Clark Kent's Super-Masquerade!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  5. 4. ["Make her walk the plank!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Anti-Superman Club!
    Superman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  9. 8. ["What happened to the good ship 'Mayflower'..."]
    Quick Quiz
  10. 9. Neat Treat!
    Nestlé's Crunch
  11. 10. ["There! I mailed the letter to Janet..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  12. 11. Minus Three Ninety
  13. 12. ["Tommy, look at my new roller skates!"]
    Bebe
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stewart-Warner "Cadet" Speedometer
  15. 14. ["Well, I've got to be getting home, Shorty..."]
    Shorty
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  17. 16. The Man Who Stole the Oceans!
    Superman
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  19. 18. ["The Texas Rangers have gone modern..."]
    No Foolin'
  20. 19. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  21. 20. Look for the Real Reason!
    Leave It to Binky
  22. 21. Squeeze Play Saves the Day!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story!; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
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