(June-July 1959)

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:
Robert Kanigher
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

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


["The bold Viking and his golden-haired princess sail on secret seas..."] (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Viking Prince
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (2 February 2008)

The $10,000 Challenge Only Joe Weider Dares to Make! (Table of Contents)

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Joe Weider
Synopsis:
Body-building ad.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Trail of the Black Falcon (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Viking Prince; King Rikk; Princess Asa; Reya the Black (falcon)
Synopsis:
King Rikk and his crew are captured by pirates. Viking Prince and Princess Asa set out to rescue him.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #117 (February-March 1975)
  • in Viking Prince, The (DC, 2010 series) #[nn] (June 2010)

Indexer Notes

Script credits originally given to: Bob Haney. Updated credit based on credits in The Brave and the Bold issue #117. Update from Glenn Simpson (May 2, 2005). See issue notes. Credits in The Brave and the Bold #117 were in error. Credits were corrected with publication The Viking Prince (DC, 2010 series). Update from Gene Reed (March 18, 2011).

[A fisherman called "Stinger" Ray] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Candy ad.

Your Passort to Strange Journeys... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely; Gil Kane
Inks:
Bill Ely; Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
House ad for House of Secrets #21 and Mystery in Space #52.

Fred Finds a Way! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Fred; Jimmy; baseball coach
Synopsis:
Fred finds that there are other ways to participate in his favorite activity of baseball, despite physical limitations or being rejected for the team.

Trail of the Black Falcon Part II (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; historical
Characters:
Viking Prince
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Viking Prince (DC, 2010 series) #[nn] (June 2010)

[A great golfer they call "Driver" Carr] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Candy ad.

The Invincible Vikings (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A brief recap of Viking history.

Viking Training (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How Viking children were trained to be warriors.

Be My Guest at the Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Combined Shows Circus (Table of Contents)

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman; Emmett Kelly
Synopsis:
Discount coupons for the circus at Palisades Amusement Park, March 27 thru May 10, 1959.

Curse of the Dragon's Moon (Table of Contents)

Viking Prince / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical
Characters:
Viking Prince; King Rikk; Princess Asa; Gorm; Klagg the Red
Synopsis:
The Viking Prince is cursed to lose his strength during the three days of the Dragon Moon. Klagg the Red takes advantage of this and challenges him for his position in the clan.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Viking Prince, The (DC, 2010 series) #[nn] (June 2010)

[There once was a bowler named Chris] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Candy ad.

Men...Immediate Training as Heavy Equipment Operators (Table of Contents)

Northwest Schools, Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Exact Replica Army Grenade (Table of Contents)

Josely Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a toy hand grenade.

Do You Want Spending 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.

Free Treasure Chest of Prized Stamps from Pirate Strongholds! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for stamps from countries where pirates once raided.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Boys! Girls! Laides! Men! Given! Given! (Table of Contents)

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for Cloverine Brand Salve, a product of the Wilson Chemical Co.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["The bold Viking and his golden-haired princess sail on secret seas..."]
    Viking Prince
  2. 1. The $10,000 Challenge Only Joe Weider Dares to Make!
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Trail of the Black Falcon
    Viking Prince
  4. 3. [A fisherman called "Stinger" Ray]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Your Passort to Strange Journeys...
    DC Comics
  6. 5. Fred Finds a Way!
  7. 6. Trail of the Black Falcon Part II
    Viking Prince
  8. 7. [A great golfer they call "Driver" Carr]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. The Invincible Vikings
  10. 9. Viking Training
  11. 10. Be My Guest at the Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Combined Shows Circus
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. Curse of the Dragon's Moon
    Viking Prince
  13. 12. [There once was a bowler named Chris]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. Men...Immediate Training as Heavy Equipment Operators
    Northwest Schools, Inc.
  15. 14. Exact Replica Army Grenade
    Josely Company
  16. 15. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. Free Treasure Chest of Prized Stamps from Pirate Strongholds!
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. Boys! Girls! Laides! Men! Given! Given!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ted Watson
  • Max Capp
  • Ed Boner