(September-October 1953)

DC, 1952 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

Rex - Dinosaur Destroyer! (Table of Contents)

Rex / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Rex - Dinosaur Destroyer! (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

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.

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:
?

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 Secret of the Stone Elephant! (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

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!
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Rex - Dinosaur Destroyer!
    Rex
  2. 1. Rex - Dinosaur Destroyer!
    Rex
  3. 2. The Riddle of the Riverside Raceway!
    Detective Chimp
  4. 3. The Secret of the Stone Elephant!
    Rex
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Clayton Emery
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed