(October 1958)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Frogman Bait!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?

Genre:
war
Keywords:
frogmen; United States Navy; World War II

Frogman Bait! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A small group of frogmen help take out an enemy submarine in the Pacific conflict.
Keywords:
frogmen; United States Navy; World War II

["It started to rain while I'm on guard duty..."] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Private Pete

Do You Know the Legend of Superman? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad in the form of a rebus for the Superman family of DC comics; includes cover art for Action Comics (DC, 1939 series) #245

Lost -- A Free Education! (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:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs
Synopsis:
Binky advises against dropping out of high school.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated October 1951 and later in DC comics cover-dated November 1966.

A Tree Stands on Tarawa! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A soldier tries to protect a tree from destruction because it's his only cover from enemy fire.
Keywords:
World War II

We Lead the Way (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war; non-fiction
Synopsis:
history of the 29th Infantry Regiment of the U. S. Army
Keywords:
United States Army

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Combat Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Lee McKay; Harold Lyons; Gary Ryker; Wesley Lamb

["June 1, 1813 -- During the engagement of the American frigate Chesapeake..."] (Table of Contents)

Navy Log / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war; non-fiction
Keywords:
War of 1812; World War II

Bush-League Battle! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A minor league baseball player, now a soldier, uses his baseball skills against the enemy.
Keywords:
baseball; World War II
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Frogman Bait!]
  2. 1. Frogman Bait!
  3. 2. ["It started to rain while I'm on guard duty..."]
    Private Pete
  4. 3. Do You Know the Legend of Superman?
    Superman
  5. 4. Lost -- A Free Education!
    Binky
  6. 5. A Tree Stands on Tarawa!
  7. 6. We Lead the Way
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Combat Corner
  9. 8. ["June 1, 1813 -- During the engagement of the American frigate Chesapeake..."]
    Navy Log
  10. 9. Bush-League Battle!
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