(March 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-01-28
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)
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 Three Scoops of Death (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman; Lois Lane; Perry White
Reprints
Keywords
lions

The Team's the Thing! (Table of Contents: 1)

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 front cover

The Three Scoops of Death! (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
Luthor; Lois Lane; Perry White
Synopsis
Luthor plans to frame Clark Kent for the murder of Perry White, even if he has to kill Lois Lane to do it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer credit by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Superman and the Mole Men / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Susie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
You mean I'm hired?
Genre
humor

Charlie Wild and the Hitch-Hiker (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Earth-Bound Planeteer! (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
science fiction

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

Riddle Me This; Necco / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Mission to Malaya (Table of Contents: 11)

Congo Bill / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
jungle
Characters
Congo Bill [Chuck Wilson]; Jason Brock; Frank; Steve; Joe
Synopsis
Bill goes undercover to investigate a criminal haven in Malaya.
Keywords
dynamite; Malaya; parachuting; press clippings; PT boats; tear gas

Indexer Notes

script credit from Craig Delich

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor, do you think it was wise...
Genre
humor

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Congressional Collectors (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits per Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Trickster of Deep River County! (Table of Contents: 16)

Vigilante / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

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

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

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look at all the girls...
Genre
humor

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

Luden's Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[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. The Three Scoops of Death
    Superman
  2. 1. The Team's the Thing!
    Leave It to Binky
  3. 2. The Three Scoops of Death!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["Golly, he's good!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superman and the Mole Men
  6. 5. ["You mean I'm hired?"]
    Susie
  7. 6. Charlie Wild and the Hitch-Hiker
    Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  8. 7. The Earth-Bound Planeteer!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Riddle Me This; Necco
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. Mission to Malaya
    Congo Bill
  13. 12. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  14. 13. ["Professor, do you think it was wise..."]
    Professor Eureka
  15. 14. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  16. 15. Congressional Collectors
  17. 16. The Trickster of Deep River County!
    Vigilante
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  19. 18. ["Look at all the girls..."]
    Varsity Vic
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Luden's Cough Drops
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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