(December 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Editor credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/07, provided by DC Comics.


["Never mind me, boys! Blow the bridge sky-high!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:
Keywords:
Korean War

Battle Souvenir! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lennie Stevens; the Sarge; Mildred
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [October 2007]. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pud and the gang
Synopsis:
Pud uses gum to prevent a stagecoach from being robbed.

Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Superman

Baby Face! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Kantor
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Lander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Joe Sears
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [October 2007]. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

This Ain't the Army (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; war

Indexer Notes

A humorous look at army life.

Private Diary (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; war

Indexer Notes

Four single panel gags detailing army life.

T.N.T. Bouquet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Reed
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Frank; Jim
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title and credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [October 2007]. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

Crew Chief (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war

Now More Than Ever - This Famous Symbol (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

House ad for Action Comics (DC, 1938 Series) #174 (November 1952), with cover shown.

Ranger! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
Eugene Hughes
Inks:
Eugene Hughes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Corporal Bolin; the Sarge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [October 2007]. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Never mind me, boys! Blow the bridge sky-high!"]
  2. 1. Battle Souvenir!
  3. 2. ["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  4. 3. Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
  5. 4. Baby Face!
  6. 5. This Ain't the Army
  7. 6. Private Diary
  8. 7. T.N.T. Bouquet!
  9. 8. Crew Chief
  10. 9. Now More Than Ever - This Famous Symbol
    Action Comics
  11. 10. Ranger!
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