(June-July 1957)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Robert Kanigher (actual editor)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Robin Hood / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Robin Hood
Reprints:

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).

Identify Even the Strangest Stamps -- at a glance! (Table of Contents)

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the Philatelic World Map & Guide and a packet of 30 foreign stamps.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Apple of Peril! (Table of Contents)

Robin Hood / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Robin Hood; Prince John; Sir Osric; Marian
Synopsis:
In a ruse to trap Robin Hood, Prince John offers a priceless golden apple to the person who can accomplish three feats, but Robin successfully completes the tasks and escapes the clutches of the prince.
Reprints:

To the boys and girls of America -- (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Generic ad promoting comics that carry the Superman DC National Comics emblem.

Famous Newspaper Duels (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short accounts of duels between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, William Coleman and James Cheetham, Thomas Ritchie Jr. and John H. Pleasants, Congressman Jonathan Cilley and Colonel James Watson.
Reprints:

Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed (Table of Contents)

Winchester Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Worldwide Adventures in Science! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
An essay on the origins of weather with comments on air currents, outer space, static electricity and earthquakes.

Monster of the Viking 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 [Jon]; Ulric; Captain Olaf; Gunnda
Synopsis:
When Viking Prince finds a dinosaur, Ulric tries to use the beast to kill the prince.
Reprints:

You'll Want to Join Up with Sgt. Bilko (Table of Contents)

Sgt. Bilko / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Sgt. Bilko
Synopsis:
House ad for Sergeant Bilko #1.

Knight-Time (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about knights.
Reprints:

Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey (Table of Contents)

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Discount coupons for Palisades Amusement Park.

Battle of the Giants (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Julius Caesar; Pompey
Synopsis:
An account of the battle between Pompey and Julius Caesar.

Shadow of the Silent Knight (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:

Strange Arrow Beliefs (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
An account of several arrow supersitions from Brazil, Germany, Siberia, American Indians.

Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ads for various gags and gadgets available by mail.

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 for religious mottoes on plastic plaques.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

100 Toy Soldiers (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Ad for plastic toy soldiers shipped in their footlocker.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Robin Hood
  2. 1. Identify Even the Strangest Stamps -- at a glance!
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Apple of Peril!
    Robin Hood
  4. 3. To the boys and girls of America --
    DC Comics
  5. 4. Famous Newspaper Duels
  6. 5. Wings and Winnie Winchester Do a Good Deed
    Winchester Roller Skates
  7. 6. Worldwide Adventures in Science!
  8. 7. Monster of the Viking Sea!
    Viking Prince
  9. 8. You'll Want to Join Up with Sgt. Bilko
    Sgt. Bilko
  10. 9. Knight-Time
  11. 10. Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. Battle of the Giants
  13. 12. Shadow of the Silent Knight
    Silent Knight
  14. 13. Strange Arrow Beliefs
  15. 14. Mystery! Magic! Science! Fun!
    Honor House Products Corp.
  16. 15. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. 100 Toy Soldiers
    Josely Co.
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