(September-October 1960)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate); George Kashdan (associate)
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

Secret of the Iron Chief! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter

Three Tasks for Tomahawk (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Chief Terre Haute
Synopsis:
Tomahawk exposes a British plot to trick an Indian tribe into joining them.
Keywords:
Revolutionary War

Our First Flags (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
description of early American flags

The Iroquois Nation (Table of Contents)

Indian Album / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
information about the Iroquois government and culture
Reprints:
  • from ?

Bike Safety = Bike Fun! (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
Synopsis:
quiz based on the rules of the Bicycle Institute of America

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Midnight Ride of Tomahawk (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Thomas Paine
Synopsis:
Tomahawk and Dan evade the British to distribute copies of a pamphlet by Thomas Paine to raise morale among the American troops.
Keywords:
Revolutionary War

Indexer Notes

Thomas Paine's series of pamphleta titled The American Crisis (1776-1783) are quoted in the story.

Our Indian Heritage (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
recounts the many aspects of American culture that originated in Indian culture

["When America was first discovered, there was a forest..."] (Table of Contents)

Pioneer Trails / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Trail signs used by the pioneers to help them find their way in the forest, and to show the correct trail to followers.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

probably reprinted from an earlier issue

The Secret of the Iron Chief (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Chief Blue Heron
Synopsis:
Two outlaws steal a giant mechanical Indian to help a Mohawk tribe besiege an American fort.
Keywords:
Mohawk

Camping - Types of Outdoor Fires (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of the Iron Chief!
    Tomahawk
  2. 1. Three Tasks for Tomahawk
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. Our First Flags
  4. 3. The Iroquois Nation
    Indian Album
  5. 4. Bike Safety = Bike Fun!
  6. 5. The Midnight Ride of Tomahawk
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. Our Indian Heritage
  8. 7. ["When America was first discovered, there was a forest..."]
    Pioneer Trails
  9. 8. The Secret of the Iron Chief
    Tomahawk
  10. 9. Camping - Types of Outdoor Fires
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner