(December-January 1956-1957)

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 (11 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.


["By Merlin's beard! Ambushers!"] (Table of Contents)

Silent Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Silent Knight; Robin Hood (inset)

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (11 January 2008)

Show Exciting New Sound FIlms in Your Own Home (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy
Synopsis:
Ad for a plastic 16mm sound movie projector for only $2.98.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Three Arrows against Doom! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Robin Hood
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

323 Stamps Yours for only 25 cents (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ads for stamps and a stamp collecting outfit.

Wings and Winnie Winchester Help Capture Gorilla (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Gifts to the United Nations (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Peril of the Burning Sea (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Viking Prince; Gunnda
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Any Photo Copied (Table of Contents)

Movyland Studios / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for a photo enlargement service.

Please Give Me a Home (Table of Contents)

Dean Studios / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a photo enlargement and tinting service that offers a miniature dog as a premium.

The First Commandos (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ross Andru
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A brief story about Vikings and their raids.

Medieval Games of War (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How medieval knights trained for combat.

The Tale of the Falcon and the Stallion (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
Characters:
Silent Knight; Celia
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.

[If Columbus had followed his original plan...] (Table of Contents)

Flag Facts / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Synopsis:
Facts about the flags of Spain, Alaska and Louisiana.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Martin Naydel's signature is missing from this feature but appears in the original publication.

We love those cough drops... (Table of Contents)

Smith Brothers Wild Cherry Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Cough drop ad.

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.

Wow! What an Amazing He-Man Tony Is Now! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Tony Pascarella; George Jowett
Synopsis:
Body-building ad.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Time to Get a Daisy and Get in on the Fun! (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. ["By Merlin's beard! Ambushers!"]
    Silent Knight
  2. 1. Show Exciting New Sound FIlms in Your Own Home
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. Three Arrows against Doom!
    Robin Hood
  4. 3. 323 Stamps Yours for only 25 cents
    Zenith Co.
  5. 4. Wings and Winnie Winchester Help Capture Gorilla
    WInchester Roller Skates
  6. 5. Gifts to the United Nations
  7. 6. Peril of the Burning Sea
    Viking Prince
  8. 7. Any Photo Copied
    Movyland Studios
  9. 8. Please Give Me a Home
    Dean Studios
  10. 9. The First Commandos
  11. 10. Medieval Games of War
  12. 11. The Tale of the Falcon and the Stallion
    Silent Knight
  13. 12. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Confidence
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. [If Columbus had followed his original plan...]
    Flag Facts
  15. 14. We love those cough drops...
    Smith Brothers Wild Cherry Cough Drops
  16. 15. Do You Want SPending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. Wow! What an Amazing He-Man Tony Is Now!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. Time to Get a Daisy and Get in on the Fun!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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