(October-November 1957)

DC, 1955 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); Robert Kanigher (actual)
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

Issue 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). Script and art credits for fillers verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.


[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

Draw Me! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for an art correspondence school.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Armor of Doom! (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]; Sir Edwin (villain); Slasher; Kranvac; Lady Celia; Rona
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Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting (Table of Contents)

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a stamp collecing kit.

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Common mistakes made by vacationers.

[Before setting out on a food-hunting expedition, South African bushmen sacrifice arrows to good-luck spirits.] (Table of Contents)

Strange Arrow Beliefs / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
More superstitions about arrows.

The Ghost Ship! (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Viking Prince [Jon]; Gunnda; Captain Olaf; pirates (villains)
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Freelance (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
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Here's Your Dairy Queen Free Ice Cream Coupon! (Table of Contents)

Dairy Queen / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Discount coupon for Dairy Queen.

Be My Guest at Palisades Amusement Park (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Discount coupon.

War by Appointment (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short article about the Greek art of war.

The Secret of Sherwood Forest (Table of Contents)

Robin Hood / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Robin Hood; Prince John (villain); Little John
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Indexer Notes

Script is credited to Robert Kanigher in The Best of the Brave and the Bold (DC, 1988 series) #5.

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents)

Josely Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for plastic toy soldiers that come packed in their own footlocker.

Build Your Own Cannon (Table of Contents)

Josely Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for toy metal cannons and gatling gun.

Do You Want Sending Money? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople to sell plaques with religious and sentimental mottoes.

Her Skinny! Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Charles Roman
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Charles Atlas
Synopsis:
Body-building ad.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Hey Kids! Get These Prizes at No Cost! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for greeting cards.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Robin Hood
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Armor of Doom!
    Silent Knight
  4. 3. Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting
    Zenith Company
  5. 4. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation
  6. 5. [Before setting out on a food-hunting expedition, South African bushmen sacrifice arrows to good-luck spirits.]
    Strange Arrow Beliefs
  7. 6. The Ghost Ship!
    Viking Prince
  8. 7. Freelance
  9. 8. Here's Your Dairy Queen Free Ice Cream Coupon!
    Dairy Queen
  10. 9. Be My Guest at Palisades Amusement Park
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. War by Appointment
  12. 11. The Secret of Sherwood Forest
    Robin Hood
  13. 12. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  14. 13. Build Your Own Cannon
    Josely Co.
  15. 14. Do You Want Sending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. Her Skinny! Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. Hey Kids! Get These Prizes at No Cost!
    Junior Sales Club of America
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