(March-April 1961)

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 Indian Sorceress! (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; Blue Waters
Keywords:
American Indians; canoes; monsters; Native Americans; sea serpent; stereotyping of Native Americans

The Secret of the Indian Sorceress (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Blue Waters
Synopsis:
Blue Waters, an Indian girl who commands giant creatures, encounters Tomahawk and Dan.
Keywords:
pterodactyls

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

["Look at the black sky."] (Table of Contents)

Buck Skinner / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor; western-frontier

Don't Sell Nature Short! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A wildlife preserve wins out over plans to build a new shopping center.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Who Is Hawkman (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1956 series) #34 [first Silver Age Hawkman]

The Redcoat Safari (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
France Ed Herron
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; General Graves
Synopsis:
Tomahawk successfully cuts off the food supply to a Redcoat regiment so they will not be able to attack Fort Freedom.
Keywords:
buffalo; Chippewa; Revolutionary War

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1960
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 180,000
Owner: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld; S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I. Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

["The number four was considered by Crow Indians..."] (Table of Contents)

Strange Indian Beliefs / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
various Native American tribe superstitions are described
Reprints:
Keywords:
Cherokee; Cheyenne; Crow; Navajo

Snare in the Snow (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Tracker -- The Canine Sleuth (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Fred Ray
Inks:
Fred Ray
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Tracker
Synopsis:
Tracker helps Tomahawk and Dan expose the real thieves when it appears that a Mohican tribe is stealing valuable animal pelts.
Keywords:
Mohican

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #3

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of the Indian Sorceress!
    Tomahawk
  2. 1. The Secret of the Indian Sorceress
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. ["Look at the black sky."]
    Buck Skinner
  4. 3. Don't Sell Nature Short!
  5. 4. Who Is Hawkman
    Hawkman
  6. 5. The Redcoat Safari
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["The number four was considered by Crow Indians..."]
    Strange Indian Beliefs
  9. 8. Snare in the Snow
  10. 9. Tracker -- The Canine Sleuth
    Tomahawk
  11. 10. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner