(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:
Julius Schwartz
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Ghost Fighter (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

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

The Return of Detective Chimp! (Table of Contents)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 6 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)

Dog Data / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Animal Wonderland / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Race of a Lifetime (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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!
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rex, the "Ghost Fighter!"
    Rex
  2. 1. You Get What You Vote For!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Ghost Fighter
    Rex
  4. 3. The Return of Detective Chimp!
    Detective Chimp
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dog Data
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Animal Wonderland
  7. 6. The Race of a Lifetime
    Rex
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Clayton Emery
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed