(July-August 1955)

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:
Julius Schwartz
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 / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal

The Ship of Wanted Men! (Table of Contents)

Rex / 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) /

DC 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

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:
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

Rex -- Foster Father! (Table of Contents)

Rex / 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!
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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ship of Wanted Men!
    Rex
  2. 1. The Ship of Wanted Men!
    Rex
  3. 2. To the Boys and Girls of America --
    DC Comics
  4. 3. Animal Time-Sense
  5. 4. Bobo Rides a Flying Saucer!
    Detective Chimp
  6. 5. Tips on Camping
    Binky
  7. 6. The Eyes Have It!
  8. 7. What Every Dog Knows
  9. 8. [Mud puppy, lady bird, prairie dog]
    Misnamed Animals
  10. 9. Rex -- Foster Father!
    Rex
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