(September 1951)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1951-07-18
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.
This comic was shown in The Adventures of Superman, 1952 series, Season 1, Episode 16: "Mystery in Wax" and Episode 24: "Crime Wave". Shown in a newsstand in both shows.

Superman's Aunt Minerva! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints
Keywords
automobiles; umbrellas

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Aunt Minerva! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Dorothy Woolfolk ?; ?
Pencils
Wayne Boring
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Minerva Kent; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
Jonathan Kent's sister, whom Clark has never met before, moves to Metropolis to live with him.

Phil Rizzuto (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[A Famous Indian Tribe] (Table of Contents: 4)

Cartoon Criss-Cross / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Reprints

How to Look Your Best! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Mystery of the Little Worlds! (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; Brent Wood; Jon Arley
Synopsis
Immigrants from other worlds appear to commit crimes in New York City, causing the city police to send for Tommy Tomorrow. The crime wave sparks an anti-immigrant movement.

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Crime Circus! (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; Akbar; Bertie Haynes; Baroness van Ald; Ada; Bobo; Marvin; Castor
Synopsis
Bill exposes a gang of jewel thieves working in a circus.
Keywords
acrobats; British Malaya; circuses; clowns; emeralds; human cannonballs; jewel thieves; lions; Malacca; Netherlands Consulate; pickpocketing; world Wide Insurance Company

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

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
Tomorrow is Mother's birthday. Did you remember it, Pete?
Genre
humor; children

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

Bendix Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 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
Go out there and pitch a good game, Jerry - They're broadcasting it!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Legend of Playboy (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Favorites in Fantasy! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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
Goodbye, Bill. I had a swell time!
Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

The Capture of the Four Aces! (Table of Contents: 18)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Vigilante; Stuff; Four Aces (villains); Willis Windsor
Synopsis
A magazine publisher sends artist Willis Windsor out west to capture the Vigilante in action.
Reprints

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

Professor Eureka / 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
I found it! A wonderful cold preventative!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Horace Elmo (signed)
Pencils
Horace Elmo (signed)
Inks
Horace Elmo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Horace Elmo (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How long does it require an iceberg to melt?

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Buzzy Says: "Old Folks Are People, Too!" (Table of Contents: 23)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Aunt Minerva!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Superman's Aunt Minerva!
    Superman
  4. 3. Phil Rizzuto
    Wheaties
  5. 4. [A Famous Indian Tribe]
    Cartoon Criss-Cross
  6. 5. How to Look Your Best!
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. The Mystery of the Little Worlds!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  9. 8. ["I want a big story about Dubble Bubble for this issue..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. The Crime Circus!
    Congo Bill
  12. 11. ["Tomorrow is Mother's birthday. Did you remember it, Pete?"]
    Little Pete
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  14. 13. ["Go out there and pitch a good game, Jerry - They're broadcasting it!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  15. 14. The Legend of Playboy
  16. 15. Favorites in Fantasy!
    DC Comics
  17. 16. ["Goodbye, Bill. I had a swell time!"]
    Peg
  18. 17. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  19. 18. The Capture of the Four Aces!
    Vigilante
  20. 19. ["I found it! A wonderful cold preventative!"]
    Professor Eureka
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  22. 21. ["How long does it require an iceberg to melt?"]
    Quick Quiz
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  24. 23. Buzzy Says: "Old Folks Are People, Too!"
    Buzzy
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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