(May 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-03-19
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.; Digest size (5" x 6.75") #491-503
Binding
Saddle-Stitched; Squarebound #390, 416, 491-503
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Superboy's New Parents! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superboy; Frank
Synopsis
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and notes an expressive hobby can be life long enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Superboy's New Parents! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Jonathan Kent; Martha Kent

New Wheaties Are Better Than Ever! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Quick Quiz / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
H. T. Elmo
Pencils
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Inks
H. T. Elmo (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
H. T. Elmo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Which is the highest mountain peak in the world?
Genre
non-fiction

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

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

The Ex-King of the Sea! (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Aquaman
Reprints

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

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

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

Private Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you like my collection, Pete?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

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

Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Totem Pole for Tubby! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Paul Norris
Inks
Paul Norris
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Women still like men to be chivalrous, Jerry!
Genre
humor

Fire at Your Fingertips (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Rogue of 1,000 Ropes! (Table of Contents: 17)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy; The Roper (villain)
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

Sheaffer's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superboy's New Parents!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Superboy's New Parents!
    Superboy
  4. 3. New Wheaties Are Better Than Ever!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Which is the highest mountain peak in the world?"]
    Quick Quiz
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Riddle Me This; Necco
  7. 6. The Ex-King of the Sea!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. ["How do you like my collection, Pete?"]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog
  12. 11. A Totem Pole for Tubby!
    Johnny Quick
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Luden's Cough Drops
  14. 13. ["When does the race start?"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. ["Women still like men to be chivalrous, Jerry!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  17. 16. Fire at Your Fingertips
  18. 17. The Rogue of 1,000 Ropes!
    The Green Arrow
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Sheaffer's
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