(January 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1951-11-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Mort Weisinger (story editor); George Kashdan (story editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Superman's Hall of Trophies! (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
And now I will unveil my greatest Superman trophy!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]
Reprints

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

Kodak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superman's Hall of Trophies! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Many and varied are the trophies of Superman's past deeds...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane; Stefan Andriessen; Perry White; Smithers
Synopsis
Clark believes that Stefan Andriessen, known as the greatest explorer and adventurer of the time, has accidentally discovered his secret identity. Superman investigates and finds that Andriessen has accrued all manner of trophies and exhibits relating to his past feats. Eventually Clark discovers he was being paranoid, and that Andriessen really was building a museum to showcase his exploits.
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Indexer Notes

lost secrets of Krypton

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

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

Johnny Lujack (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Ape Man of Borneo (Table of Contents: 7)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Congo Bill's globe-trotting has more than once brought him to the brink of doom...
Genre
adventure; drama; jungle
Characters
Congo Bill; Mrs. Jenkins; Harvey Jenkins (ape man); Colonel Devers
Synopsis
Bill investigates the supposed death of a man in Burma, only to find that the man is living among a tribe of apes.
Keywords
amnesia; apes; Burma; East End; life insurance; London; tigers; World Wide Insurance Company

Indexer Notes

script credit from Craig Delich

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

Riddle Me This; Necco / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
So Helen broke her date with me to go out with Bill!
Genre
humor
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Electric Football / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Interplanetary Pet Show! (Table of Contents: 12)

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 worlds of tomorrow, people are fond of pets, just as today!
Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Colonel Tommy Tomorrow; Captain Brent Wood;
Synopsis
Tommy is to be the judge of an interplanetary pet show on Venus. All manner of weird and wonderful creatures are entered, many never before seen, During the show the pearl sacred to the Venusians is stolen. No one has left the arena, but Tommy is pressured to award the prizes. First prize goes to the man from Tor, for his remarkable amoeba pet. All disperse, but Tommy follows the Tor ship, and confirms his hunch that the human was the pet. The amoebas require the pearl for sustenance, but he brings them a shipload of calcium carbonate in exchange for the sacred pearl and human slaves.

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

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

Why Treasures Are Hard to Get (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How pirates concealed their treasure.

The Vigilante vs. the Prairie Troubadour! (Table of Contents: 15)

Vigilante [Western hero] / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When the hand of the law suddenly levels an accusing finger at Greg Sanders...
Genre
adventure; superhero; western-frontier
Characters
Vigilante [Greg Sanders]; Stuff, the Chinatown Kid; Sheriff Walton; Warden Brent; Eddie Means (convict)
Synopsis
Greg is touring prisons and giving free concerts to the inmates. Following his visit to several of these, some convicts have escaped. Sheriff Walton asks Vigilante to investigate Greg Sanders' possible involvement in the escapes.

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Clue Cartoon / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They're the kind of seats we've got for the big fight!
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Keywords
puzzle page

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shorty / 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
Hmm - what a swell way to see all the football games free!
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)

Superboy Says "Share with Others!" (Table of Contents: 21)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman's Hall of Trophies!
    Superman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Kodak
  3. 2. Superman's Hall of Trophies!
    Superman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. Johnny Lujack
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["Here comes the matador!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. The Ape Man of Borneo
    Congo Bill
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Riddle Me This; Necco
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  11. 10. ["So Helen broke her date with me to go out with Bill!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Electric Football
  13. 12. The Interplanetary Pet Show!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  15. 14. Why Treasures Are Hard to Get
  16. 15. The Vigilante vs. the Prairie Troubadour!
    Vigilante [Western hero]
  17. 16. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  18. 17. ["They're the kind of seats we've got for the big fight!"]
    Clue Cartoon
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  20. 19. ["Hmm - what a swell way to see all the football games free!"]
    Shorty
  21. 20. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  22. 21. Superboy Says "Share with Others!"
    Superboy
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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