(August 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1952-06-23
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 World's Whackiest Inventors! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Mr. Dornley

Superman Says: "It's Smart to Check-- And Doublecheck!" (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 World's Whackiest Inventions (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Superboy [Clark Kent]; Caspar Otis; Barton Blount; Sam Willenson; Mr. Dornley; Mr. Quibby

Top Speed Stops Spy (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / 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)

Shorty / 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
I should break par today...
Genre
humor

The Raft of Doom! (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 [Arthur Curry]

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wish everybody would stop smoking...
Genre
humor; military

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Message to Parents (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Modern Paul Bunyan! (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Johnny Quick; Tubby Watts; Paul Bunyan (statue)
Synopsis
Johnny Quick and Tubby visit a Paul Bunyan festival. When crooks rob the gate Johnny uses stunts similar to what Paul Bunyan would have done to capture them.
Reprints

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 2 pages (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
-The scientific approach to tracking down criminals is most effective...
Genre
humor

Ageless Weapons of War (Table of Contents: 14)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints
  • from ALL HANDS, Bureau of Naval Personnel Information Bulletin

Green Arrow's New Partner! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Arrow [Oliver Queen]; Speedy [Roy Harper]; Todd Garnett

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

The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Explosive Action! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Our Army at War; All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of Treasure Cave (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The World's Whackiest Inventors!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Superman Says: "It's Smart to Check-- And Doublecheck!"
    Superman
  3. 2. The World's Whackiest Inventions
    Superboy
  4. 3. Top Speed Stops Spy
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  5. 4. ["Today we're going to have a contest!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. ["I should break par today..."]
    Shorty
  7. 6. The Raft of Doom!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. ["I wish everybody would stop smoking..."]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  11. 10. Message to Parents
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. The Modern Paul Bunyan!
    Johnny Quick
  14. 13. ["-The scientific approach to tracking down criminals is most effective..."]
    Casey the Cop
  15. 14. Ageless Weapons of War
  16. 15. Green Arrow's New Partner!
    Green Arrow
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  18. 17. Explosive Action!
    Our Army at War; All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories
  19. 18. The Secret of Treasure Cave
    Wilson Chem. Co.
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