(August 1955)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Apr, June, Oct, and Dec
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff; George Kashdan
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 Magic Drums of Untella! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

The Capture of General Washington (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; George Washington
Synopsis:
Tomahawk and Dan foil a British plot to capture General Washington.
Reprints:

We Point with Pride to Our Hall of Trophies! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

announcement of the awarding of the U.S. Treasury Distinguished Service Award to National (Superman-DC) Comics for producing the short film "Stamp Day for Superman" which encouraged school children to buy U.S. Savings Stamps

The Magic Drums of Untella (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Tall Bird; Gray Bear
Synopsis:
The renegade brave Tall Bird finds a way to make his tribe believe that the legendary chief Untella has returned to life in order to spur them into war with the settlers.
Reprints:

The Indians' Unseen Trails (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
explanation of various ways the Native Americans could determine the points of the compass
Reprints:

Never Underestimate a New Idea! (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 Biggs; Allergy Biggs
Synopsis:
Binky advises Allergy not to give up on thinking of a new idea to win the soap box derby by reminding him of famous inventors who persevered in their plans.

Indexer Notes

Published "in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations."

Hobo of the Hills (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jeb Manson]
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
article on the coyote

The Secret of Tarleton's Treaty (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Captain Tarleton; Major Krale
Synopsis:
Tomahawk disguises himself as a British officer to get the evidence he needs to prove that the Redcoats are planning to trick the Oneida tribe into joining with them against the American colonists.
Reprints:

["Will read white man's book."] (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
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Magic Drums of Untella!
    Tomahawk
  2. 1. The Capture of General Washington
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. We Point with Pride to Our Hall of Trophies!
  4. 3. The Magic Drums of Untella
    Tomahawk
  5. 4. The Indians' Unseen Trails
  6. 5. Never Underestimate a New Idea!
    Binky
  7. 6. Hobo of the Hills
  8. 7. The Secret of Tarleton's Treaty
    Tomahawk
  9. 8. ["Will read white man's book."]
    Chief Hot Foot
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