(February-March 1956)

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, 200)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Robber Baron of Forest Perilous! (Table of Contents)

Silent Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick (initialed)
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1) Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (28 August 2007). 2) Irv Novick's initials "IN" are hidden in the bolt end at lower left.

Draw Me... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Robber Baron of Forest Perilous (Table of Contents)

Silent Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Synopsis:
A "Robber Baron" and his gang steal from anyone passing through the Forest Perilous. Sir Edwin hides his jewels on Lady Celia's mule, unknown to her. Squire Brian overhears and dons his Silent Knight guise. With the aid of Slasher the hawk, he finds the hidden castle, scales the vines, beats down the robbers, and escapes with Lady Celia and the jewels. But she's seen his "flashing eyes" somewhere, and wonders...
Reprints:

["Begone from my daughter's presence, Sir Gillyhad"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

They're Number 1 on My Christmas List (Table of Contents)

Winchester Roller Skates / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Buzzy; Susie
Synopsis:
Tips on successful baby-sitting.

Indexer Notes

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

The Whirling Warriors! (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Synopsis:
At the winter festival, Jon the Viking Prince would dance with Gunnda, but Toke the Red-Bearded claims a dance. The competitors shall accomplish three feats. First they scale a mountain to fetch a tern's egg, but Jon is pushed into the ocean and battles a giant sea otter. In a ski race, he's buried under snow, but uses Gunnda's cloak as a sail and wins. Finally the two battle tied to a tall pole, swinging and chopping with axes. Jon swings high and cuts Toke down - winning a dance with the fair Gunnda.
Reprints:

Daisy Gunbook Ready (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["What a contest!"] (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

Indexer Notes

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

Knights in Armor (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:
How knights' armor changes over the years.

Indexer Notes

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

Captive Champion! (Table of Contents)

Golden Gladiator / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Synopsis:
Crafty Cinna, who would assassinate the Emperor of Rome, goads a collector of golden treasures to ambush the Golden Gladiator with nets in the forest. Marcus must fight in a secret arena, for Lucia, Cinna's niece, is threatened. Marcus fights a chariot with a broken sword, dumps the horses, seizes the chariot, and thunders away with Lucia in his arms! She tells him, "If I wanted a calm life, my darling, I would have fallen in love with a poet - not a gladiator!"
Reprints:

["That record'll repeat itself forever"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Identify Even the Strangest Stamps--at a Glance (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Friends! Here's Here's How to Get at almost No Cost Your New Real, Live Miniature Dog (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Given - Given - Given (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Robber Baron of Forest Perilous!
    Silent Knight
  2. 1. Draw Me...
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Robber Baron of Forest Perilous
    Silent Knight
  4. 3. ["Begone from my daughter's presence, Sir Gillyhad"]
    Knights of the Square Table
  5. 4. They're Number 1 on My Christmas List
    Winchester Roller Skates
  6. 5. Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?
    Buzzy
  7. 6. The Whirling Warriors!
    Viking Prince
  8. 7. Daisy Gunbook Ready
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  9. 8. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  10. 9. ["What a contest!"]
    Laughing Arena
  11. 10. Knights in Armor
  12. 11. Captive Champion!
    Golden Gladiator
  13. 12. ["That record'll repeat itself forever"]
    Fearless Fosdick
  14. 13. Identify Even the Strangest Stamps--at a Glance
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. Friends! Here's Here's How to Get at almost No Cost Your New Real, Live Miniature Dog
    Dean Studios
  17. 16. Given - Given - Given
    Cloverine Brand Salve
This issue was most recently modified by:
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