(September-October 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:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Rex - Dinosaur Destroyer! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Keywords:
A-Bomb; Atomic bomb; dinosaur; T-Rex

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Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Rex, Dinosaur Destroyer! (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Synopsis:
In the American Southwest, Major Dennis, Danny, and Rex witness an atom bomb explosion. They meet a girl paleontologist. Another test is scheduled for tomorrow -- Suddenly a Tyrannosaurus Rex attacks! Major Dennis orders they run while he attacks with his car and pistol. Danny, Rex, and the girl run into a lost valley uncovered by the A-bomb. They survive a giant clam and Pterodactyl, see a Brontosaurus battle a Stegosaurus - and escape the next day. But the bomb is due to go off! They find Major Dennis alive and hide in a cave as the bomb explodes. The T-Rex and valley are gone.
Keywords:
A-Bomb; Atomic bomb; Civil Defense; dinosaurs

Indexer Notes

Includes a short Civil Defense (CD) lesson on how to survive an atomic attack.

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Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fleer's 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)

["The tiger shark eats horseshoe crabs..."] (Table of Contents)

Animal Wonderland / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

Buzzy Asks: How Safe Is Your Driving? (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen

The Riddle of the Riverside Raceway! (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:
While the Sheriff chases a racketeer named Danny Sharp, Bobo goes with a female friend to the track to see Jubilee, her race horse. Someone drops a stick of dynamite that Bobo hurls away. When gangsters torch the stall, Bobo rides Jubilee to safety and hides him. Finally he climbs a palm tree and beans the bad guys with coconuts - and gets a jockey suit as a souvenir!

The Fox Hunter (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

The Line of Stars Presents Everything Happens to Harvey (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Secret of the Stone Elephant! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Synopsis:
There's a reward out for counterfeiters. Danny shows his money to Mr. Neilson at the bank - and Rex growls at the friendly teller! The police lock Rex up for a medical exam. Danny follows Mr. Neilson to the deserted Stone Elephant Hotel - and is locked in! Rex breaks free, tracks Danny to the hotel, and bowls over a false Mr. Neilson. With Danny and the real Neilson free, they find a hidden passage leading to the counterfeiters! The fake Neilson used the bank to pass fake money. Rex takes them down, and Danny gets a reward so his Mom can take a vacation to Europe!

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

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Rex - Dinosaur Destroyer!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. Rex, Dinosaur Destroyer!
    Rex
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. ["The tiger shark eats horseshoe crabs..."]
    Animal Wonderland
  8. 7. Buzzy Asks: How Safe Is Your Driving?
    Buzzy
  9. 8. The Riddle of the Riverside Raceway!
    Detective Chimp
  10. 9. The Fox Hunter
  11. 10. The Line of Stars Presents Everything Happens to Harvey
  12. 11. The Secret of the Stone Elephant!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Training Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Clayton Emery
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed