(May-June 1957)

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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Watchdog of the Range! Trail of the Golden Hawks! Mystery Monkey from Zanzibar! (Table of Contents)

Rex / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex the Wonder Dog
Reprints:
Keywords:
Western

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, October 2007).

Watchdog of the Range! (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rex the Wonder Dog
Synopsis:
While Danny sleeps at a Western ranch, Rex hears cries for help. He scatters timber wolves away from sheep, pulls a calf from quicksand, saves a colt from an eagle and eel. He finally collapses besides Danny's bed, only to hear, "Get up, sleepyhead!"
Keywords:
Western

The Mystery Monkey from Zanzibar! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Detective Chimp [Bobo]
Synopsis:
A woman from an Animal Farm requests Bobo's help to make a new arrival, a rare albino monkey from Zanzibar, feel welcome. But they find the crate empty! Bobo suspects another Animal Farm down the road stole the monkey, so adopts a weird antlers-and-tail "disguise" to be the rarest monkey ever. The rival zoo owner chases Bobo right to the missing monkey, and gets his gun knocked away. The monkey feels welcome as Bobo says, "You'll like this civilized jungle... once you get used to it!"
Keywords:
albino; Zanzibar

The Trail of the Golden Hawks! (Table of Contents)

Rex / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Rex the Wonder Dog
Synopsis:
Danny's friend, Ward, has fallen in with the Golden Hawks, juvenile delinquents in a gang. Danny asks Ward to "take care of Rex" for a while. In a hot rod race with the Blazing Arrows, Rex saves a boy's life with a quick shove. Ward locks Rex up for a midnight run, but Rex wiggles free and pursues. The gang challenges Ward to steal car parts, and he balks. With Rex's help, the cops grab the gang. Reformed, Ward makes speeches about giving wayward kids better guidance and supervision.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Juvenile delinquents; JDs; hot rod race; kid gangs

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Watchdog of the Range! Trail of the Golden Hawks! Mystery Monkey from Zanzibar!
    Rex
  2. 1. Watchdog of the Range!
    Rex
  3. 2. The Mystery Monkey from Zanzibar!
    Detective Chimp
  4. 3. The Trail of the Golden Hawks!
    Rex
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Stangas
  • Clayton Emery
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