(October-November 1955)

DC, 1955 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); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[none] (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
The Viking Prince
Reprints:

Draw Bob Hope! (Table of Contents)

Art Instruction Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
Ad for an art correspondence school.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Sword of Attila! (Table of Contents)

Golden Gladiator / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Golden Gladiator; Gorgo; Lucia; Cinna (villain); Attila (villain)
Synopsis:
Marcus faces Attila in an attempt to stave off a Mongol invasion.
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The New Schwinn American (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the Schwinn American bicycle made by Arnold, Schwinn & Company.

What Are You Getting Out of School? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen

The Threat of the Phantom Vikings! (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Viking Prince; Captain Olaf; Gunnda; Thorvald (villain)
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Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice; Nick Cardy; Fred Ray
Inks:
John Prentice; Nick Cardy; Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Davy Crockett; Daniel Boone; Tomahawk
Synopsis:
House ads for Frontier Fighters #1, Legends of Daniel Boone #1, and Tomahawk #35.

["That Lions's a giant!"] (Table of Contents)

Laughing Arena / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Maximus; Minimus
Synopsis:
More Roman arena humor as a man battles a lion.

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

The Wall around the Island (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short article about Roman siege weapons.

Indexer Notes

Script credit verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

["Release those prisoners, Black Knight"] (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Sqyare Table / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

Wings Winchester Stops a Robbery (Table of Contents)

Winchester Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Wings Winchester; Winnie Winchester
Synopsis:
Ad for Winchester Roller Skates.

Knight for a Day! (Table of Contents)

Silent Knight / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick (initialed)
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Silent Knight; Sir Oswald Bane (villain); Celia; Sir Grot; Slasher; Sir Duncan
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Daisy Gunbook Ready! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the new Daisy Gunbook.

These 21 All-Occasion Greeting Cards Yours (Table of Contents)

Artistic Card Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for greeting cards.

Hollywood Bride Walking Doll (Table of Contents)

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for an 18-inch doll with numerous outfits and a variety of hairstyles.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Tootsie Roll America's Facorite Candy (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Candy ad for Tootsie Roll, Tootse Pops and Tootsie Fudge.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [none]
    Viking Prince
  2. 1. Draw Bob Hope!
    Art Instruction Inc.
  3. 2. The Sword of Attila!
    Golden Gladiator
  4. 3. The New Schwinn American
    Schwinn Bicycles
  5. 4. What Are You Getting Out of School?
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The Threat of the Phantom Vikings!
    Viking Prince
  7. 6. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone
    DC Comics
  8. 7. ["That Lions's a giant!"]
    Laughing Arena
  9. 8. The Wall around the Island
  10. 9. ["Release those prisoners, Black Knight"]
    Knights of the Sqyare Table
  11. 10. Wings Winchester Stops a Robbery
    Winchester Roller Skates
  12. 11. Knight for a Day!
    Silent Knight
  13. 12. Daisy Gunbook Ready!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  14. 13. These 21 All-Occasion Greeting Cards Yours
    Artistic Card Co.
  15. 14. Hollywood Bride Walking Doll
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  16. 15. Tootsie Roll America's Facorite Candy
    Tootsie Roll
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