(April-May 1956)

DC, 1956 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:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Thumbs Up!] (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Barbara Plumm (partial); Peg Wilson (partial); Harvey Wilson (partial)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover sequence adapted from an interior story

["Once upon a time there was a cute baby boy..."] (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Spike Wilson [Cecil Wilson]; Sugar Plumm; Peg Wilson (partial); Harvey Wilson (partial); Barbara Plumm (partial); Bill Plumm (partial)
Synopsis:
Sugar and Spike meet for the first time and realize that they can talk to each other, which is surprising because their parents don't understand baby talk.
Reprints:

Thumbs Up! (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Peg Wilson (partial); Barbara Plumm (partial); Harvey Wilson (partial)
Synopsis:
Sugar's parents give her candy when she sucks her thumb, but Spike doesn't get the same result when he tries it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

cover sequence adapted from this story

["Every time I finish a page of comics..."] (Table of Contents)

Write Your Own Comic Page! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

page includes six uncolored panels of art with blank word balloons

Busy Corners (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Uncle Charley (partial); Barbara Plumm (partial); Old Whiskers
Synopsis:
Sugar's Uncle Charley turns out a be a great guy, for an adult.
Reprints:

Free Wheeling (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson
Synopsis:
Sugar teaches Spike how to push a wheelbarrow, but then she wants a ride.
Reprints:

The Big Question (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Bill Plumm (partial)
Synopsis:
Sugar and Spike try to practice their golf swings, like her daddy does.
Reprints:

Safety Pin Scientist (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children; humor
Reprints:

The Yak-Yak Box (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Spike Wilson; Sugar Plumm; Barbara Plumm (partial)
Synopsis:
Spike tells Sugar that he thinks his father must be inside the telephone.
Reprints:

["Watcha doin', Snoony?"] (Table of Contents)

Littul Snoony / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sheldon Mayer

Genre:
children; humor
Characters:
Snoony Jibbet; Sisty Hunkel
Synopsis:
Snoony is trying to invent cod liver oil that tastes like ice cream but doesn't want to taste it to see if he has succeeded.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

possible inventory story originally intended for Scribbly (DC, 1948 series)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Thumbs Up!]
    Sugar & Spike
  2. 1. ["Once upon a time there was a cute baby boy..."]
    Sugar & Spike
  3. 2. Thumbs Up!
    Sugar & Spike
  4. 3. ["Every time I finish a page of comics..."]
    Write Your Own Comic Page!
  5. 4. Busy Corners
    Sugar & Spike
  6. 5. Free Wheeling
    Sugar & Spike
  7. 6. The Big Question
    Sugar & Spike
  8. 7. Safety Pin Scientist
  9. 8. The Yak-Yak Box
    Sugar & Spike
  10. 9. ["Watcha doin', Snoony?"]
    Littul Snoony
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