(December 1951)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1951-10-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Girl of Tomorrow (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait, Superman!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Susan Semple [The Girl of Tomorrow]
Reprints

Enter Here -- If You Dare! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Girl of Tomorrow (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Aaah...Deep in the wild jungles of Venus!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Susan Semple [The Girl of Tomorrow]; Lois Lane; Professor Weirton; Perry White; Mr. Rollins
Synopsis
Susan Semple, a receptionist at the Daily Planet, dreams of being romantically involved with Superman. Lois is sent to interview madcap scientist Professor Weirton, but returns denouncing his wild yarn about a cabinet which can change people into super-beings. In desperation, Susan visits him and is subjected to the experimental process. This transforms her into a magnificent mental and physical specimen, and her first aimis to get Superman to marry her.

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Royal Desserts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Junkman of Space! (Table of Contents: 6)

Tommy Tomorrow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the world of 2951, Joe Wilson stills works at the ancient trade of salvaging...
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Colonel Tommy Tomorrow; Brent Wood; Joe Wilson
Synopsis
Tommy and Brent are caught in a space vortex, and all looks hopeless until a salvage cruiser pulls them to safety. This belongs to the so-called "Junkman of Space", Joe Wilson. He brings them to his planet and fixes up their ship. He then shows them a group of older vessels which he has salvaged and reconstructed.
Reprints

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

Out of This World; Necco / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Bandit Ghost! (Table of Contents: 11)

Congo Bill / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Do you believe in ghosts...
Genre
adventure; drama; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Ghost of Hidalgo; Duke of Floro; Jose
Synopsis
Bill exposes an extortion ring in a small Italian village.
Reprints
Keywords
cutlasses; disguises; dogs; ghosts; Muella (Italian island); treasure chests

Talking Cats (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

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

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 (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'll get two dollars for watching Melvin this afternoon...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Strangest Posse in the World! (Table of Contents: 15)

Vigilante / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There wasn't a cowpoke in Banner City who'd ride herd for rancher Parker...
Genre
adventure; superhero
Characters
Vigilante[Greg Sanders]; Stuff, the Chinatown Kid; Duke Parker; Dod Summers
Synopsis
Duke Parker has been unable to get help to make his cattle drive to market since a band of raiders attacked the herd. But Vigilante gathers together an oddball group of cowpokes and leads the beef to market, in the process exposing Parker's supposed friend and neighbor Dod Summers as the leader of the outlaws.

Captain Tootsie Bags Mountain Lion (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Private Pete / 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
Gee, it looks pretty!
Genre
humor; military

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Otto Graham (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl of Tomorrow
    Superman
  2. 1. Enter Here -- If You Dare!
    House of Mystery
  3. 2. The Girl of Tomorrow
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Royal Desserts
  7. 6. The Junkman of Space!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  10. 9. ["I-it's spooky in this old haunted house!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. The Bandit Ghost!
    Congo Bill
  13. 12. Talking Cats
  14. 13. ["I'll get two dollars for watching Melvin this afternoon..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  15. 14. Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory
    Erector
  16. 15. The Strangest Posse in the World!
    Vigilante
  17. 16. Captain Tootsie Bags Mountain Lion
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  20. 19. ["Gee, it looks pretty!"]
    Private Pete
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  22. 21. Otto Graham
    Wheaties
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