(June 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-04-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); 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.


Clark Kent, Caveman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints
Keywords
sabre-toothed tigers

Superman Says: "Hop on the Welfare Wagon!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / 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 front cover.

Caveman Clark Kent! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
? (Batman Writer A, John Broome?)
Pencils
Al Plastino
Inks
Al Plastino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superman [Clark Kent]; Lois Lane
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit by Martin O'Hearn.

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Little 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
Would you like to earn ten cents, Pete?
Genre
humor

Spaceman by Proxy! (Table of Contents: 6)

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: 7) (Expand) /

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

Case of the Crossed-Up Car Crook (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Pursuit of Congo Bill! (Table of Contents: 9)

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; Amir Farouk; Andre Michau
Synopsis
Bill is framed for jewel theft.
Keywords
ancient Egypt; camels; Egypt; jewels; Port Said; statue of Tumseh; Suez Canal

Indexer Notes

script credit from Craig Delich

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It was swell of your dad to give us these tickets...
Genre
humor

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

That Hat on Your Head (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Don King
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Art credits submitted by Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

The Phantom Sheriff! (Table of Contents: 14)

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: 15) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
Where does the heaviest rainfall occur?
Genre
non-fiction

Superman's Secret Message (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Clark Kent, Caveman!
    Superman
  2. 1. Superman Says: "Hop on the Welfare Wagon!"
    Superman
  3. 2. Caveman Clark Kent!
    Superman
  4. 3. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Boy! He's excited!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. ["Would you like to earn ten cents, Pete?"]
    Little Pete
  7. 6. Spaceman by Proxy!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Case of the Crossed-Up Car Crook
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  10. 9. The Pursuit of Congo Bill!
    Congo Bill
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  12. 11. ["It was swell of your dad to give us these tickets..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  13. 12. Editorial Advisory Board
  14. 13. That Hat on Your Head
  15. 14. The Phantom Sheriff!
    Vigilante
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Superman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  18. 17. ["Where does the heaviest rainfall occur?"]
    Quick Quiz
  19. 18. Superman's Secret Message
    Supermen of America
  20. 19. ["The oldest symbol in comics..."]
    Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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