(July-August 1955)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

The Ship of Wanted Men! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; animal

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Ship of Wanted Men! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Synopsis:
Major Dennis, Danny, and Rex crack up their plane on the "Sitting Seagull", a floating laboratory working on inventions to prevent war. But a whale rams the ship, and Rex and Danny tumble aboard the whale. Swimming free, they reach a graveyard of wrecked ships - where Nazis hide out and plan to steal the "Seagull's" anti-war inventions! As Danny signals for help, ex-K-9 Rex knocks the Nazis flying just as help arrives.
Keywords:
Nazis

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Animal Time-Sense! (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Reprints:

Bobo Rides a Flying Saucer! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; detective-mystery
Synopsis:
A UFO buzzes town on the same day every month, and Bobo's latest craze is flying saucers. He even buys a spacesuit! Watching the skies, he finds crooks have rigged a saucer-rocket with jets. They capture Bobo and tie him atop, and he's launched! Bobo quote:" I thought spacemen travel inside a rocket - not on it!" High up, Bobo can see the crooks use the distraction to loot jewelry stores. He steers his UFO crack up their car. And with the reward money, buys weapons for his look-out station!
Keywords:
flying saucer; UFO

Buzzy Gives "Tips on Camping!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky; Allergy

The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Reprints:

What Every Dog Knows (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[Mud Puppy, Lady Bird, Prairie Dog] (Table of Contents)

Misnamed Animals! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

The Famous DC Symbol (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Rex -- Foster Father! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Synopsis:
Rex rescues "Brownie", a lost pup, who trails him around. No one responds to newspaper ads, so Rex "adopts" Brownie and teaches him street smarts and crime prevention. Meanwhile an Egyptian exhibit is coming to town, and Danny takes Rex. Crooks pull guns to steal the gold artifacts, but Rex grabs the loot and alerts guards. Then he sniffs a familiar scent on the exhibitor's daughter. Clasping her hem, he tows her to - Prince, her lost puppy!

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ship of Wanted Men!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Ship of Wanted Men!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    Action Comics; Adventure Comics
  5. 4. Animal Time-Sense!
  6. 5. Bobo Rides a Flying Saucer!
    Detective Chimp
  7. 6. Buzzy Gives "Tips on Camping!"
    Binky
  8. 7. The Eyes Have It!
  9. 8. What Every Dog Knows
  10. 9. [Mud Puppy, Lady Bird, Prairie Dog]
    Misnamed Animals!
  11. 10. The Famous DC Symbol
  12. 11. Rex -- Foster Father!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Clayton Emery
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