(July-August 1957)

DC, 1952 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Secret of the Golden Crocodile! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex; Danny

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Draw Me (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of the Golden Crocodile! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex; Danny
Synopsis:
Major Dennis, Danny, and Rex search Africa for a rumored "golden crocodile". Danny is disappointed in skyscrapers and jeeps and wishes to see "darkest Africa". Setting out with Rex, they are attacked by a crocodile, trapped between it and a lion, and flop atop stampeding elephants before tumbling into a treasure trove with a crocodile statue of solid gold! Staggering into camp, Major Dennis admits maybe Africa is tamed and the golden crocodile a myth. And Rex and Danny collapse laughing!
Reprints:

["Horses prefer to sleep standing up!"] (Table of Contents)

Animal Wonderland / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal; nature
Reprints:

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents)

Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

The Case of the Chimpanzee's Camera! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
animal; detective-mystery
Characters:
Detective Chimp [Bobo]
Synopsis:
While the Sheriff hunts Slippery Sam Silvers, Bobo's latest craze is taking pictures with his new camera. He snaps Silver's gang casing a jewelry store. They lure him to a hotel room with food - and pitch him off the balcony! Bobo swings to safety and accidentally fires a gun. The Sheriff comes running and nabs the gang - who learn Bobo never loaded film in the camera! "Film? Whazzat?"
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Animal Color-Vision! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; nature

The Canny Crocodiles (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

Rex's Amazing Treasure Hunt! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex; Danny
Synopsis:
The newspaper has hidden a thousand-dollar bill somewhere in the city for a stunt. Danny and Rex try their luck and dig up a suitcase full of cash! Danny runs for police while Rex guards, but soon the dog is gone and the money fake! What happened? Rex chased the crooks after they substituted stage money. He sped after a car, jumped a train, even climbed aboard a helicopter before the police force it down. Danny never found the newspaper's treasure - but they got a $1000 reward for catching the crooks!

["For the best in comics entertainment..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen" (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Golden Crocodile!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Secret of the Golden Crocodile!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. ["Horses prefer to sleep standing up!"]
    Animal Wonderland
  5. 4. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  6. 5. The Case of the Chimpanzee's Camera!
    Detective Chimp
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Animal Color-Vision!
  10. 9. The Canny Crocodiles
  11. 10. Rex's Amazing Treasure Hunt!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  12. 11. ["For the best in comics entertainment..."]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  15. 14. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen"
    Junior Sales Club of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jim Walls
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Clayton Emery
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed