(September-October 1957)

DC, 1952 Series
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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

Four-Footed Defenders of the West! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
Jack Adler (wash) ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Keith Chandler suggested the Jack Adler color credit via the GCD Error Tracker.

Rex, M.D.! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex; Danny
Synopsis:
Danny wins a chance to ride-along in an ambulance, and Rex hops in. The MD insists, "Most of our calls are routine." A car careens over a bridge, and Rex rescues a girl from the river. Rex climbs a hot apartment fire escape and drags a woman out to land in a firefighter's net. He even knocks down a wanted killer hiding in an apartment - as the MD tends a splinter in a man's hand. "See what I meant by nothing exciting ever really happening?"
Reprints:
Keywords:
Ambulance

Bobo's New York Adventure! (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]; "Dangerous Jack" Diamond (villain)
Synopsis:
Bobo tails "Dangerous Jack" Diamond, the jewel thief, to New York, captures him and then guest hosts a tv show.
Reprints:

Four-Footed Defenders of the West! (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; Tex (a wonder horse); Jim Pardee
Synopsis:
Danny and Rex attend a rodeo, and Rex meets Tex, a famous movie-star horse owned by Jim Pardee. They become friends and stop a rampaging Brahma bull. Rex pines for Tex, and so does Tex. Jim sends tickets so Rex and Danny can visit a movie set. Movie outlaws kidnap Tex, but are real criminals out to rob a train in the confusion. Rex and Tex chase them, bowl them over, wrap them in rope, and save the day. It was caught on film, so Rex gets to co-star in "Four-Footed Defenders of the West"!
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Four-Footed Defenders of the West!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. Rex, M.D.!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  3. 2. Bobo's New York Adventure!
    Detective Chimp
  4. 3. Four-Footed Defenders of the West!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Clayton Emery
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