(June-July 1958)

DC, 1951 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.; Later Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Sheriff on the Spot! (Table of Contents)

The Trigger Twins / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

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

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

Sheriff on a Spot! (Table of Contents)

The Trigger Twins / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Sham Sheriff Walt Trigger continues to insist Storekeeper Wayne should get credit of keeping the law, but Wayne insists he's a legend and they work better in secret. Walt even tries to resign, but a boy runs up says all the kids want to grow up like him. The brothers recall escaping quicksand and shooting an ambusher. Now Doc Doom arrives on the train to kill the Sheriff. While Wayne thumps Doom's cronies, Sheriff Walt faces down the killer until he's close enough for a solid punch. And the kids are thrilled!
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Indexer Notes

Pencil credit changed based on copies of DC editorial records. Also, layouts and figures are definitely Infantino.

Glad to See You! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Indian medicine men of the Puget Sound made an annual canoe trip..."] (Table of Contents)

Redman's Magic / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Reprints:

Ambush at Bear Paw Creek! (Table of Contents)

Foley of the Fighting 5th / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Colonel Henry's pretty niece causes a stir at Fort Desolation, even sending one soldier to pick flowers in Arapaho country! Lt Foley rescues the soldier but must brawl with Thundering Arrow. More braves rush, but the cavalry sends them running. And the pretty niece has two dates for the night's dance!

Western Wonders (Table of Contents)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Reprints:

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Hitching Post / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Hitching Post Editor]
Letters:
typeset
Editing:
Jack Miller

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Includes letters from Bill Hunter, Drew Tucker, Bruce Wilder, George Kane.

Nature's Prize Pupil (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy

Johnny Thunder's Talking Shadow! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Swift Deer, his Indian protege
Synopsis:
Swift Deer must pass a manhood test by shadowing Johnny Thunder for a day. Making the test fair and hard, JT circles around, splashes in a river, even swings in a tree, but Swift Deer is always there waiting. Then JT is ambushed by the Arroyo Gang, but Swift Deer thunders in on Black Lightning (JT's horse) and they brawl. The gang gives up. The Indian council pronounces, "Both of you have proved yourselves worthy!"
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Sheriff on the Spot!
    The Trigger Twins
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  3. 2. Sheriff on a Spot!
    The Trigger Twins
  4. 3. Glad to See You!
    Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman
  5. 4. ["Indian medicine men of the Puget Sound made an annual canoe trip..."]
    Redman's Magic
  6. 5. Ambush at Bear Paw Creek!
    Foley of the Fighting 5th
  7. 6. Western Wonders
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    The Hitching Post
  10. 9. Nature's Prize Pupil
  11. 10. Johnny Thunder's Talking Shadow!
    Johnny Thunder
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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