(May 1957)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of April, June, Oct, and Dec
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff; George Kashdan
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

This issue also includes three pages listing winners of the DC Slogan Contest.


The Legends of Tomahawk! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter
Reprints:

Indian Twin Trouble (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Many Fingers; All Thumbs; Running Turtle; Chief Mannook
Synopsis:
When an Indian chief sends his two clumsy sons to Tomahawk for safekeeping during an upcoming tribal war, the boys end up inadvertently helping to end the conflict.
Keywords:
Huron; Mohican

Indian Home! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
different types of lodging built by Native American tribes

["What are you gazing at so hard, my good man?"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot

The Mystery of the Medicine Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Many of the arcane secrets of the medicine men are easily explained in modern terms.

Legends of Tomahawk (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Wild Sky; Bitter Winds
Synopsis:
Tomahawk's reputation has been much enhanced in the telling of tales, and now an Indian chief wants to prove to his tribe that no such man could possibly exist, to convince them that it is safe to attack a frontier settlement.
Keywords:
Chinook

The Indian Musketeers (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Major Hanson; Dark Waters
Synopsis:
Tomahawk and Dan do everything they can to keep an Indian tribe from being trained in marksmanship by British troops.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Iroquois; Revolutionary War

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:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Betty is jealous when she hears that Stan has "a date with Effie" when all the other teens are doing different volunteer work, but it turns out that Effie is a nickname for a special machine at the hospital where he is also volunteering.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Justice Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Legends of Tomahawk!
    Tomahawk
  2. 1. Indian Twin Trouble
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. Indian Home!
  4. 3. ["What are you gazing at so hard, my good man?"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  5. 4. The Mystery of the Medicine Men
  6. 5. Legends of Tomahawk
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. The Indian Musketeers
    Tomahawk
  8. 7. A Date with Effie
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
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