(June 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1952-04-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Hot-Rod Chariot Race! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy

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.

The Hot-Rod Chariot Race! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Sikela
Inks
John Sikela
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy; Ben Hur
Synopsis
A professor faces ridicule unless his claim that Ben Hur was a real person is supported. Superboy goes back in time to prove the existence of the fictional character.

Indexer Notes

A time travel story.

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) /

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Private Pete / 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
Report to Captain Jenk's company...
Genre
humor; military
Characters
Private Pete
Synopsis
Pete takes a baby carriage on a field trip to carry his things.
Reprints

The Man Who Was Aquaman's Double! (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; Tommy Leeds
Synopsis
Aquaman uses Tommy Leeds, a lookalike who can't swim, to impersonate him so he can appear to be in two places at one time. In doing so, he restores Tommy's luster in the eyes of his girl friend who thought her beau was rather dull.
Reprints

[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)

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

Professor Eureka / 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
A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess!
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka; Dr. Henri
Synopsis
The professor builds a new robot but dismantles it because it beats him at chess.
Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Formulas for Space! (Table of Contents: 11)

Johnny Quick / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts
Synopsis
Your usual story in which aliens kidnap a "typical" human and decide not to invade earth because Earthmen are so tough. Johnny has trouble with his formula in space and has to use several randomly chosen variations.

Sailors Under the Sea (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
This is a factual feature on people who work on submarines.
Reprints
  • from All Hands, Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin
Keywords
educational

The Three Champion Archers! (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow; Speedy
Synopsis
Green Arrow enlists the aid of several expert archers to help capture criminals at a competition for archers hosted by Green Arrow.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

60 All New Champion Trading Cards (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The "Disappearing Glass" Trick! (Table of Contents: 16)

Learn a Bit of Magic! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Al McLean (signed)
Pencils
Al McLean (signed)
Inks
Al McLean (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Al McLean (signed)

Reprints

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

Action Comics; Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hot-Rod Chariot Race!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superman Says: "Hop on the Welfare Wagon!"
    Superman
  3. 2. The Hot-Rod Chariot Race!
    Superboy
  4. 3. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Boy! He's excited!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. ["Report to Captain Jenk's company..."]
    Private Pete
  7. 6. The Man Who Was Aquaman's Double!
    Aquaman
  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. ["A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess!"]
    Professor Eureka
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. Formulas for Space!
    Johnny Quick
  13. 12. Sailors Under the Sea
  14. 13. The Three Champion Archers!
    Green Arrow
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  16. 15. 60 All New Champion Trading Cards
    Wheaties
  17. 16. The "Disappearing Glass" Trick!
    Learn a Bit of Magic!
  18. 17. ["The oldest symbol in comics..."]
    Action Comics; Superboy
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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