(February-March 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:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
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

Challenge of the Round Table! (Table of Contents)

Silent Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Silent Knight [Brian Kent]

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

We'll Ripple Your Body with Muscles and Load T-N-T in Your Fists (Table of Contents)

Joe Louis / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Joe Louis; Ted Kluszewski; Bob Oucy
Synopsis:
Body-building ad.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The King of the Sea (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

The Divided Old Glory (Table of Contents)

Flag Facts / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

They're Number 1 on My Christmas List! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Wings Winchester; Winnie Winchester
Synopsis:
Roller skates ad.

Winter Sports Champions of the World (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Guido Caroli; Anton Sailer; Renee Colliard; Boris Shilkov; Hayes Alan Jenkins; Tenley Emma Albright
Synopsis:
Highlights of the 1956 Winter Olympics.

Secret of the Feather-Men's Ship (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Viking Prince [Jon]
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

Buy Daisy Fun with Your Christmas Money! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Ad for several models of Daisy Air Rifles plus BB shot, canteen and other items.

Indexer Notes

This ad is the centerspread of the book and appears between pages 5 and 6 of the Viking Prince story.

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

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

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

Synopsis:
Hair dressing ad.

Indexer Notes

Appears on the bottom of the last page of the Viking Prince story.

["You're in with this!"] (Table of Contents)

Picture Math / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Rebus puzzle.

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.

The Battle That Won the World (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Alexander the Great
Synopsis:
An article about one of Alexander's greatest battles.

Challenge of the Round Table (Table of Contents)

Silent Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Silent Knight [Brian Kent]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents)

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for toy plastic soldiers packed in their own miniature foot locker.

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 for plaques with religious and sentimental mottoes.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Ray Thompson ?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson
Inks:
Ray Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Thompson

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for Cloverine Brand Salve.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Challenge of the Round Table!
    Silent Knight
  2. 1. We'll Ripple Your Body with Muscles and Load T-N-T in Your Fists
    Joe Louis
  3. 2. The King of the Sea
    Robin Hood
  4. 3. The Divided Old Glory
    Flag Facts
  5. 4. They're Number 1 on My Christmas List!
    Winchester Roller Skates
  6. 5. Winter Sports Champions of the World
  7. 6. Secret of the Feather-Men's Ship
    Viking Prince
  8. 7. Buy Daisy Fun with Your Christmas Money!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  9. 8. Wildroot Cream-Oil Gives You Confidence
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. ["You're in with this!"]
    Picture Math
  11. 10. We Love Those Cough Drops...
    Smith Brothers Wild Cherry Cough Drops
  12. 11. The Battle That Won the World
  13. 12. Challenge of the Round Table
    Silent Knight
  14. 13. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  15. 14. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
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