(March 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1952-01-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The New Lana Lang! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

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 New Lana Lang! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Lana Lang; Ma Kent; Pa Kent
Reprints

Indexer Notes

inker credit by Bob Hughes

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Private Pete / 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
Atten-shun!
Genre
humor; military
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Whale That Was Wanted for Murder! (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Ramona Fradon
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman; Black Beauty (a whale); Captain Ted Harris; Captain Neil Verne
Synopsis
Aquaman is asked to head up a posse to capture Black Beauty, a whale who is accused of wrecking Captain Verne's ships. However, Verne, whom Aquaman suspects of being a diamond smuggler, has an ulterior motive.
Reprints

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

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

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

Peg / 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
Let's go in here for something to eat, Peg!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

Superman and the Mole Men / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert! (Table of Contents: 12)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks previously credited to Paul Norris. Credits corrected by Craig Delich, Rich Morrisey, and Martin O'Hearn for the reprint in World's Finest Comics.

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Life of a Legionnaire (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Ben Benson
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

1001 Ways to Defeat Green Arrow! (Table of Contents: 15)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Charlie Wild and the Hitch-Hiker (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

One Punch Willie / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do I look?
Genre
humor

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The New Lana Lang!
    Superboy
  2. 1. The Team's the Thing!
    Leave It to Binky
  3. 2. The New Lana Lang!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Golly, he's good!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. ["Atten-shun!"]
    Private Pete
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  8. 7. The Whale That Was Wanted for Murder!
    Aquaman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Riddle Me This; Necco
  10. 9. ["Let's go in here for something to eat, Peg!"]
    Peg
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Superman and the Mole Men
  13. 12. Tubby Watts, Efficiency Expert!
    Johnny Quick
  14. 13. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  15. 14. The Life of a Legionnaire
  16. 15. 1001 Ways to Defeat Green Arrow!
    The Green Arrow
  17. 16. Charlie Wild and the Hitch-Hiker
    Charlie Wild, Private Detective; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  18. 17. ["How do I look?"]
    One Punch Willie
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Luden's Cough Drops
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
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