(February-March 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

Credits for editor confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

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

Master Art Helper Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pied Piper of Pyong-Yang (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Gene Colan
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. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

["Your picture has just been taken..."] (Table of Contents)

Khaki-Yaks / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

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

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space; Gang Busters / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Death Mat! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
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. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

["Poor Pud-" "He's got to shovel the driveway..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[Wednesday December 17 - Saturday December 20] (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

60-Second Veteran (Table of Contents)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
David V. Reed
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Soldier Spy-Hunters (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["As you were!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Battle Station! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Kantor
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

Draw Me! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  3. 2. Pied Piper of Pyong-Yang
  4. 3. ["Your picture has just been taken..."]
    Khaki-Yaks
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  6. 5. Tops in Comics!
    Mystery in Space; Gang Busters
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Death Mat!
  9. 8. ["Poor Pud-" "He's got to shovel the driveway..."]
    Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. [Wednesday December 17 - Saturday December 20]
    Private Diary
  12. 11. 60-Second Veteran
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. The Soldier Spy-Hunters
  15. 14. ["As you were!"]
    Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  17. 16. Battle Station!
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  19. 18. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Peter Croome
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner