(July-August 1953)

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

The Secret of the Lost River! (Table of Contents)

Rex / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Secret of the Lost River! (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Synopsis:
Rex, Danny, and Susie enter a cave containing Lost River, whose outlet has never been found. A giant bat attacks, but Rex kills it. A cave-in forces them to swim underwater only to meet a bear that Rex bowls into the water. They exit to find an undiscovered waterfall now named Rex Falls!
Reprints:
Keywords:
bear; Cave; giant bat; spelunking

[Tail to Wags] (Table of Contents)

Canine Corner / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Monkey Business on the Briny Deep! (Table of Contents)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Sheriff Chase and Bobo the Detective Chimp take a much-needed vacation, a three-day fishing cruise. But a rich jerk is murdered and his money stolen. As the Sheriff interviews suspects, Bobo keeps fishing. He's attacked by a masked killer, but Bobo flicks his fishing rod, snatches the gun, and wallops his assailant! Bobo then pulls up a dead fish holding the money stolen by the first mate. Bobo even gets his photo in the paper for bagging the biggest fish!

["A bird called the bittern..."] (Table of Contents)

Animal Wonderland / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Hunting Dogs (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Trail of the Striped Terror! (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Synopsis:
Rex and Danny visit a cranky uncle, but he leaves them home to go prospecting. The aunt takes them to the circus, but a killer tiger escapes - and heads to the Painted Mountains where the uncle is alone! Rex races, dodges a bison, and meets the tiger about to make a kill. Rex drags branches for a tiger trap and catches the big cat, fetches water for the old man, and waggles a signal torch for a helicopter. Rex and Danny are welcome back any time to go prospecting!
Keywords:
circus; prospector; Tiger
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of the Lost River!
    Rex
  2. 1. Secret of the Lost River!
    Rex
  3. 2. [Tail to Wags]
    Canine Corner
  4. 3. Monkey Business on the Briny Deep!
    Detective Chimp
  5. 4. ["A bird called the bittern..."]
    Animal Wonderland
  6. 5. Hunting Dogs
  7. 6. Trail of the Striped Terror!
    Rex
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