(November-December 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Rex, the "Ghost Fighter!" (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal

Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!" (Table of Contents)

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.

Ghost Fighter (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Synopsis:
Fighting in Korea, Rex is assigned by his handler to watch over green soldiers going up against seasoned enemies. When the raw recruits brush off Rex as a pest, he "ghosts" ahead of the squad. He yanks tripwires, forces sentries and snipers to shoot, and exposes a tank. The squad thinks the enemy was careless, and Rex useless, but his handler knows otherwise.
Keywords:
Communists; Korean War

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

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Here comes that new kid..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Indian Lacrosse! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Reprints:

The Return of Detective Chimp! (Table of Contents)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Bobo finds the missing will of Carlton Meade and solves the murder.
Reprints:

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

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

["Biologists and naturalists have given the Mexican hairless dogs..."] (Table of Contents)

Dog Data / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Up to one year of age, a black bear multiplies..."] (Table of Contents)

Animal Wonderland / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Reprints:

They're All Called Terriers (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

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

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

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

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Race of a Lifetime! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal
Synopsis:
Sent to a farm while his owners are away, Rex is ignored as a prize hunting dog is pampered for a grueling five-mile race. The family has bet the farm on the outcome. Villains sneak in by night and attack the dog, wounding it. So Rex runs the race and saves their family farm, and gets rewarded with pampering of his own!

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rex, the "Ghost Fighter!"
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Ghost Fighter
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  5. 4. ["Here comes that new kid..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. Indian Lacrosse!
  7. 6. The Return of Detective Chimp!
    Detective Chimp
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. ["Biologists and naturalists have given the Mexican hairless dogs..."]
    Dog Data
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. ["Up to one year of age, a black bear multiplies..."]
    Animal Wonderland
  12. 11. They're All Called Terriers
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics
  15. 14. The Race of a Lifetime!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Sheaffer's
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Clayton Emery
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