(May-June 1956)

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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); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Mystery of the Midget Sub! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex the Wonder Dog; Danny
Keywords:
dolphins; oceans; sailboats; scuba diving

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (29 August 2007). Colors credit from Keith Chandler via the GCD Error Tracker (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7804)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mystery of the Midget Sub! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Synopsis:
At sea, Rex, Major Dennis, and Danny witness (another) atom bomb test. Major Dennis dives to check underwater effects - but doesn't surface! Danny and Rex dive, battle a shark and manta ray, and spot a midget sub near a shipwreck. Wreckers sank the ship for a fortune in pearls. But Rex's leap knocks them sprawling. "You certainly cleaned up that crime wave!"
Reprints:
Keywords:
Atom bomb; manta ray; salvage; shark; shipwreck

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"Wings" Winchester Stops a Robbery (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Feathered Pets! (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

A Whistle for Bobo! (Table of Contents)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
animal; detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Bobo is driving the Sheriff nuts with his cereal-box whistle, so Sheriff makes Bobo a traffic cop. Tweeting too much, Bobo locks up traffic, then spots stolen loot in a getaway car! He follows on his bike, then hides in brush and mimics an entire police force with his whistle until the Sheriff arrives to nab the bad guys. Bobo's reward? More whistles!
Reprints:

Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superman

How Long Do Animals Live? (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Reprints:

Dogdom's Swiftest Hunters (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

Track of the Phantom Cat! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Synopsis:
On a bus tour of the West, Danny and Rex spot a cattle stampede. Rex turns the leader and saves the herd. The rancher is grateful, but a panther spooked the herd. Rex takes off tracking. He falls into quicksand, but pulls out with a dangling branch. He spills an avalanche on the panther, then pulls it to safety - and it licks Rex! When lightning stampedes the herd, the panther even helps. A newspaper ad for a "lost panther" brings the owner, who raised the cat from a kitten. And Rex's reward is - his very own panther kitten!
Reprints:
Keywords:
Panther; stampede; Wild West

Kings of the Wild (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Giants of the Animal Kingdom! (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Davy to the Rescue! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Mystery of the Midget Sub!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Mystery of the Midget Sub!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  6. 5. "Wings" Winchester Stops a Robbery
    Winchester Roller Skates
  7. 6. Feathered Pets!
  8. 7. A Whistle for Bobo!
    Detective Chimp
  9. 8. Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books!
    Superman
  10. 9. How Long Do Animals Live?
  11. 10. Dogdom's Swiftest Hunters
  12. 11. Track of the Phantom Cat!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  13. 12. Kings of the Wild
    Showcase
  14. 13. Giants of the Animal Kingdom!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. Davy to the Rescue!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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