(October-November 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:
Robert Kanigher
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

Issue Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (9 January 2008). Script and art credits for stories and fillers verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.


[untitled] (Table of Contents)

Silent Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

1) Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (9 January 2008) 2) Cover incorrectly lists Golden Gladiator as content. Actually contains a Viking Prince story.

Come on, Buddy, Quit Being a Bag-of-Bones Weakling Like I Was (Table of Contents)

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Jim Norman; George Jowett
Synopsis:
Body-building ad.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Challenge of the Grim Jester (Table of Contents)

Robin Hood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Robin Hood
Reprints:

Boys! Girls! Which Prize Do You Want? (Table of Contents)

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for greeting cards.

How to Spend a Summer Week! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky; Pete
Synopsis:
A teen learns a lesson about summer boredom.

327 Stamps All Different (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for stamp collectors.

Own the Daisy Eagle Air Rifle (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for several models of Daisy Air Rifles.

The Outcast Viking (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Jon; Gunnda
Reprints:

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:
Hair tonic ad with gag panel.

Caesar's D-Day (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:
The story of Caesar's battle against The British.

Here Are the Prizes (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Rules and entry blank for the DC Slogan Contest. Five entry blanks are required, but only one has to be filled in.

Indexer Notes

This feature appears between pages 1 and 2 of the text story.

Secret of the Arabian Horse (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Reprints:

Be My Guest at Palisades Amusement Park (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Discount coupon for Palisades Amusement Park.

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:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for a miniature filmstrip viewer.

If You Get a Stunning $10.98 Dress without Paying 1 cent (Table of Contents)

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for dresses.

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

A New Scientific Toy! Nutty Putty (Table of Contents)

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a knockoff of Silly Putty.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [untitled]
    Silent Knight
  2. 1. Come on, Buddy, Quit Being a Bag-of-Bones Weakling Like I Was
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Challenge of the Grim Jester
    Robin Hood
  4. 3. Boys! Girls! Which Prize Do You Want?
    Junior Sales Club of America
  5. 4. How to Spend a Summer Week!
    Binky
  6. 5. 327 Stamps All Different
    Zenith Co.
  7. 6. Own the Daisy Eagle Air Rifle
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  8. 7. The Outcast Viking
    Viking Prince
  9. 8. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Confidence
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. Caesar's D-Day
  11. 10. Here Are the Prizes
    DC Contest
  12. 11. Secret of the Arabian Horse
    Silent Knight
  13. 12. Be My Guest at Palisades Amusement Park
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. Hey Kids!! Send for the New Disneyland Color Television Set
    Josely Company
  15. 14. If You Get a Stunning $10.98 Dress without Paying 1 cent
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
  16. 15. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. A New Scientific Toy! Nutty Putty
    Lucky Products
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