(January-February 1962)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

Legend of the Green Beast! (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
Reprints:

The Menace of the Mask! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; The Mask (villain); Chief Mighty Thorn
Synopsis:
The Mask disguises himself as Tomahawk to stir up two Indian tribes against the settlers.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mohawk

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #2, on sale November 16

Indian Tribal Names! (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
Costanoan; Osakiwug; Yakima

Wild Ride That Beat the Redcoats (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
war
Keywords:
Revolutionary War

The Poet on the Battlefield! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Lathrop; Colonel Bingham
Synopsis:
Tomahawk and Dan are confounded by a Shakespeare-spouting poet while fighting the British, but he turns out to be a spy working for the patriots.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Now in a Magazine of His Own! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy;
Inks:
Nick Cardy;
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #1

Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #4, on sale November 9

The Secret of the Happy Pig! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie; Mervin Mouse
Synopsis:
Peter tells Mervin that the secret of really being happy is just to be yourself rather than trying to be like everyone else.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated April 1958.

Legend of the Green Beast (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 7.67 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
Synopsis:
Tomahawk battles an alien beast.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters; Seneca

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

["Look Chief Hot Foot- a wagon train!"] (Table of Contents)

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Chief Hot Foot
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Legend of the Green Beast!
    Tomahawk
  2. 1. The Menace of the Mask!
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Batman
  4. 3. Indian Tribal Names!
  5. 4. Wild Ride That Beat the Redcoats
  6. 5. The Poet on the Battlefield!
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. Now in a Magazine of His Own!
    Aquaman
  8. 7. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Superman
  9. 8. The Secret of the Happy Pig!
    Peter Porkchops
  10. 9. Legend of the Green Beast
    Tomahawk
  11. 10. ["Look Chief Hot Foot- a wagon train!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner