(September 1954)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of April, June, Oct, and Dec
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Jack Schiff (managing editor); Murray Boltinoff (art editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Battle Without Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter

Work Can Be Fun! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Wolfert
Synopsis:
Buzzy and Susie spend their summer volunteering to help with day camp activities for children.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Frontier Outcast! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Annie Bentley; Edward Milton; Marvin Case
Synopsis:
Dan meets some other young people and finds that he doesn't fit in with them, but leter, when he shares his knowledge of the frontier to help save the town from an Indian attack, everyone comes to accept him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mohican

Indian Problem Children (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Synopsis:
how Indian children were punished

Chief Tomahawk! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Crooked Spear; Brave Beaver; Blue Crow
Synopsis:
Tomahawk is named temporary chief of an Indian tribe until the rightful heir comes of age, but some of the tribesmen try to discredit him by starting a war with nearby settlers.
Reprints:

Pathway to Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim McArdle
Inks:
Jim McArdle
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Synopsis:
An Indian brave, captured by the Senecas, must survive running the gauntlet.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Seneca

["I'm amazed -- in this day and age -- a hand plow!"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

The Boastful Brave (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Keywords:
Apache; Chiricahua

The Battle Without Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Marlowe
Synopsis:
A British spy disguised as a tradesman offers to clean and repair for free the weapons of the men of Druryville, but instead he sabotages them so that the Redcoats can invade without opposition.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Revolutionary War

Here He Is -- The One and Only Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal. Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #1

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Battle Without Weapons!
    Tomahawk
  2. 1. Work Can Be Fun!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Frontier Outcast!
    Tomahawk
  4. 3. Indian Problem Children
  5. 4. Chief Tomahawk!
    Tomahawk
  6. 5. Pathway to Doom!
  7. 6. ["I'm amazed -- in this day and age -- a hand plow!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  8. 7. The Boastful Brave
  9. 8. The Battle Without Weapons!
    Tomahawk
  10. 9. Here He Is -- The One and Only Jimmy Olsen
    Superman's Pal. Jimmy Olsen
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