(August-September 1956)

DC, 1951 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:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Wooden World War! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
biplanes; flying saucers; space helmets; World War I

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (8 January 2008); original indexer credited the inks to Bernard Sachs.

Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Given! GIven! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for Cloverine Brand Salve, a product of the Wilson Chemical Co.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Wooden World War (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (8 January 2008)

Here Are the Prizes in the Giant Slogan Contest (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Rules, entry blank and a list of prizes for the DC Slogan Contest. Five coupons are required for entry, but only one is required to be filled out. Coupons appear in September 1956 issues of DC Comics.

Fix-it Men From Outer Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (8 January 2008)

Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Confidence (Table of Contents)

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Wildroot Cream-Oil ad with a gag panel.

The Case of the Careless Camper (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie

Interplanetary Safari (Table of Contents)

Space Cabbie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (8 January 2008)

Pluto - Planet or Satelite? (Table of Contents)

Wonders of Space / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

[Angelo Secchi] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie, September 2008.

Stranger on Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Hey Kids!! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set (Table of Contents)

Josely Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck; Mickey Mouse; Peter Pan; Davey Crockett
Synopsis:
Ad for a miniature filmstrip viewer.

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople to sell plaques with religious and sentimental mottoes.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Now! Own the Daisy Eagle (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for several different models of Daisy Air Rifles.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Wooden World War!
  2. 1. Boys! Girls! Ladies! Men! Given! GIven!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  3. 2. The Wooden World War
  4. 3. Here Are the Prizes in the Giant Slogan Contest
    DC Comics
  5. 4. Fix-it Men From Outer Space
  6. 5. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Confidence
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. The Case of the Careless Camper
    Peter Porkchops
  8. 7. Interplanetary Safari
    Space Cabbie
  9. 8. Pluto - Planet or Satelite?
    Wonders of Space
  10. 9. [Angelo Secchi]
    Giants of the Telescope
  11. 10. Stranger on Earth
  12. 11. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set
    Josely Company
  13. 12. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. Now! Own the Daisy Eagle
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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