(January-February 1954)

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

African Man Hunt! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex the Wonder Dog

Home, Sweet Home! (Table of Contents)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

Art credits from Bob Hughes, Gene Reed, Merlin Haas, Edgar Loftin, and Allen Ross. Loftin and Ross question Mayer inks credit. Bob Bailey argues Bob Oksner base with Mayer heads.

African Man Hunt! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Synopsis:
Rex parachutes into darkest Africa in order to rescue Major Dennis from the natives and lead him to safety. REX QUOTE:"I could no more forget the scent of my master than a blind man could forget the scent of smoke!"
Reprints:

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Watch your step here, Butch..."] (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 Case of the Runaway Ostrich! (Table of Contents)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; detective-mystery
Synopsis:
With the aid of an ostrich Bobo recovers a stolen mynah bird. BOBO QUOTE:"Surrender, yuh mavericks!"
Reprints:

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Gnaw to Bone] (Table of Contents)

Canine Corner / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Birds constitute the main check against..."] (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; animal
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Not a reprint of the feature with the same first line in Peter Porkchops (DC, 1949 series) #17.

Canines Against Crime! (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

Island of the Giants (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal
Synopsis:
Rex, Danny and his Uncle Desmond confront giant fish, rabbits mice, cats, and frogs while searching for a missing scientist on a remote island.

Three Smashing Adventures of Superman (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

The Electric Game Co. / 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 Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. African Man Hunt!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. Home, Sweet Home!
    Leave It to Binky
  3. 2. African Man Hunt!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    AMF Roadmaster
  6. 5. ["Watch your step here, Butch..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. The Case of the Runaway Ostrich!
    Detective Chimp
  9. 8. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  10. 9. [Gnaw to Bone]
    Canine Corner
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. ["Birds constitute the main check against..."]
    Animal Wonderland
  13. 12. Canines Against Crime!
  14. 13. Island of the Giants
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  15. 14. Three Smashing Adventures of Superman
    Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    The Electric Game Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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