(September 1952)

DC, 1938 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-07-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
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.


The Grand Prize of the Underworld! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

Buzzy's Rules of Water Safety! (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Grand Prize of the Underworld! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superboy / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

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

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

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

Little 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
Shh - I'll have to ask mom first
Genre
humor
Reprints

Explosive Action! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Bank Beneath the Sea! (Table of Contents: 6)

Aquaman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Reprints

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

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
Hmm - This looks like it!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Varsity Vic / 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
Hello, Vic. What would you like to have today?
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

Johnny Quick's Outlaw Double! (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Genre
superhero

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

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where can one actually step across the Mississippi River?

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

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

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

Shorty / comic story / 1 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
Come on, Dad! Your rich brother is coming to visit us next week.
Genre
humor
Reprints

Re-Drawing the World's Face (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Inks
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Crimes of the Jinx Gang! (Table of Contents: 16)

The Green Arrow / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Grand Prize of the Underworld!
    Superboy
  2. 1. Buzzy's Rules of Water Safety!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Grand Prize of the Underworld!
    Superboy
  4. 3. ["Golly, he's good!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. ["Shh - I'll have to ask mom first"]
    Little Pete
  6. 5. Explosive Action!
    Our Army at War; All-American Men of War; Star Spangled War Stories
  7. 6. The Bank Beneath the Sea!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. ["Hmm - This looks like it!"]
    Professor Eureka
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  10. 9. ["Hello, Vic. What would you like to have today?"]
    Varsity Vic
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. Johnny Quick's Outlaw Double!
    Johnny Quick
  13. 12. ["Where can one actually step across the Mississippi River?"]
    Quick Quiz
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. ["Come on, Dad! Your rich brother is coming to visit us next week."]
    Shorty
  16. 15. Re-Drawing the World's Face
  17. 16. The Crimes of the Jinx Gang!
    The Green Arrow
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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