(December 1952 - January 1953)

DC, 1953 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); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Killer Bait (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

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.

Battle Ghost (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

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.

One very cold 6 A.M. (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor

[Army Tank] (Table of Contents)

This Ain't the Army / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor

Secret Weapon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Eugene Hughes
Inks:
Eugene Hughes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

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.

The Fighting Engineer (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Text with illo.

The Sniper (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Bob Lander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

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.

[Monday October 6] (Table of Contents)

Private Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Killer Bait
  3. 2. Battle Ghost
  4. 3. One very cold 6 A.M.
    Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
  5. 4. [Army Tank]
    This Ain't the Army
  6. 5. Secret Weapon
  7. 6. The Fighting Engineer
  8. 7. The Sniper
  9. 8. [Monday October 6]
    Private Diary
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner