(May 1957)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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 Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Call for a Frogman! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, say they were by Joe Kubert, but art spotters agree it is Jerry Grandenetti. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

Call for a Frogman! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Combat Umbrella! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Robert Stuart
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Inks were originally credited to Jerry Grandenetti (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

["Here are some of the winners in the DC Slogan Contest..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Attack Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, show Ross Andru as being paid for the pencils and inks for this story, however Mike Esposito worked with Ross and scholars agree he inked this story (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

Keep Up the Fire! (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Periscope Rescue! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["I've got a job for you, Pete!"] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

A Date with Effie (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Call for a Frogman!
  2. 1. Call for a Frogman!
  3. 2. Combat Umbrella!
  4. 3. ["Here are some of the winners in the DC Slogan Contest..."]
  5. 4. Attack Time!
  6. 5. Keep Up the Fire!
  7. 6. Periscope Rescue!
  8. 7. ["I've got a job for you, Pete!"]
    Private Pete
  9. 8. A Date with Effie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner