(June-July 1961)

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

Ghost Town Gun-Fight! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Madame .44; Johnny Thunder
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

Ghost-Town Gun Fight! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jonny Thunder; Madame .44
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008. Gene Reed - 2/21/2011.Story split into two parts because of the way it's divided into chapters. This allows less confusion when listing fillers and ads. The story title has different punctuation to the title on the cover.

Colorful Western Names! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

Be My Guest at the Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. 3-Ring Circus (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman; Emmett Kelly
Synopsis:
Ad for the circus opening April 15-May 21. Ad includes discount admission for 1 child and also includes discounts for Palisades Park in New Jersey.

Ghost Town Gun Fight Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Madame .44
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story listing split in two because of chapter heading on this part and also to allow less-confusing entries for fillers and ads.

Can a Tank without a Driver's Hands at the Wheel -- Keep Attacking? (Table of Contents)

G. I. Combat / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Ad for G. I. Combat and its new feature, The Haunted Tank.

Just Imagine! The Mightiest Heroes of Our Time... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Batman; Wonder Woman; Green Arrow; Flash; Green Lantern; Martian Manhunter; Aquaman
Synopsis:
Ad for Justice League of America #5.

Parents Have Rights, Too! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

[Letter Column] (Table of Contents)

The Hitching Post / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Hitching Post Editor]; Roy Whalen; Sue Jameson; Drew Treacher; Bruce Voto
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Letters from reader.

Indexer Notes

Jack Miller credit verified by copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

The Sky People (Table of Contents)

Super-Chief / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Super-Chief; White Fawn

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks, and page count, confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [December 2007].

For the Very Best (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Flash; Trickster; Adam Strange; Alanna
Synopsis:
Ads for Flash #121 and Mystery in Space #68.

You, Too, Can be Tough! The Secret Weapon You Can Have! (Table of Contents)

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for several how-to books including Fun for Boys, Drawing for Fun, Learn to Dance.

Frontier Cabin Big Enough for 2- 3 Kids! (Table of Contents)

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for toy cabin built of DuPont Polyethelene.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Win a Beautiful New Photo Ring! (Table of Contents)

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for Cloverine Brand Salve.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Ghost Town Gun-Fight!
    Johnny Thunder
  2. 1. Ghost-Town Gun Fight!
    Johnny Thunder
  3. 2. Colorful Western Names!
  4. 3. Be My Guest at the Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. 3-Ring Circus
  5. 4. Ghost Town Gun Fight Part 2
    Johnny Thunder
  6. 5. Can a Tank without a Driver's Hands at the Wheel -- Keep Attacking?
    G. I. Combat
  7. 6. Just Imagine! The Mightiest Heroes of Our Time...
    Justice League of America
  8. 7. Parents Have Rights, Too!
  9. 8. [Letter Column]
    The Hitching Post
  10. 9. The Sky People
    Super-Chief
  11. 10. For the Very Best
    DC Comics
  12. 11. You, Too, Can be Tough! The Secret Weapon You Can Have!
    Padell Book Co.
  13. 12. Frontier Cabin Big Enough for 2- 3 Kids!
    Frontier Cabin
  14. 13. Win a Beautiful New Photo Ring!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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