(March-April 1959)

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:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Jungle Trail of Peril! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

Jungle Trail of Peril! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex
Synopsis:
Wallace Ames goes missing in the Javanese jungle hunting the "Pearly Tear Idol". His daughter Nina wants to join Major Dennis and Rex on the search, but "it's no job for a girl". She stows away and is pitched out in a storm. Rex snags her on his parachute jump. He defends her from a crocodile and tiger. They find Dad and the idol as thugs close in, but Rex bowls them over with his Marines K-9 training. Major Dennis arrives and all are safe as Rex snaps a picture!

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Giraffe, Marabou, Walrus] (Table of Contents)

Curious Animal Names! / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Where There's Smoke -- There's Bobo! (Table of Contents)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
animal; detective-mystery
Characters:
Bobo
Synopsis:
Bobo's latest craze is firefighting, but he fails basic tests and is turned down. He buys a miniature fire engine and beats the real firefighters every time. The Sheriff could use help finding three missing convicts, but Bobo keeps racing off. He spots a fire in the woods - a campfire where the convicts hide out! He sprays them with foam and tonks them with a ladder as the Sheriff arrives. Now even the Sheriff helps polish the fire truck. "Who am I to question his methods? The point is he catches crooks!"

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Canine Oddities (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

World of Human Pets! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; animal
Characters:
Rex
Synopsis:
Again visiting John Rayburn, scientist, he recalls they shrank to mouse-size (last issue). Increase the formula and shrink to atomic size? They do, and plunk on an subatomic planet with two suns! Dogs are the superior race, and little green humans are pets. Rayburn is thrown in quarantine. Rex plays with a "pet human". A siren wails. Pop-eyed parrots attack the dog city! Rex dives atop the leader, Big Red, and sends him flapping. Rayburn is released just as the two return to normal size. "Someday we'll go back to the atom world, Rex!"

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Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Jungle Trail of Peril!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. Jungle Trail of Peril!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  4. 3. [Giraffe, Marabou, Walrus]
    Curious Animal Names!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. Where There's Smoke -- There's Bobo!
    Detective Chimp
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. Canine Oddities
  9. 8. World of Human Pets!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Craig Delich
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  • Clayton Emery
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