(September-October 1964)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Killer Horse--Killer Ship (Table of Contents)

Johnny Cloud, the Navajo Ace / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Johnny Cloud
Keywords:
horse; plane; World War II

Killer Horse--Killer Ship (Table of Contents)

Johnny Cloud / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Johnny Cloud
Synopsis:
Johnny Cloud is assigned to a squadron that believes it is jinxed by a "killer" plane of its own.

Indexer Notes

World War II; aerial dogfight; Germans; P-51; superstition

["Tootsie Rolls go on and on..."] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Rolls candy.

See the Many Exciting Roles of Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents)

80 Page Giant / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jimmy Olsen; Superman

Indexer Notes

Promo for 80 Page Giant #2, featuring Jimmy Olsen, with cover depicted. "Now on sale everywhere!"

Killer Horse--Killer Ship (Part Two) (Table of Contents)

Johnny Cloud / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kaninger
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Johnny Cloud
Synopsis:
Johnny Cloud reflects on his youth when he tried to capture a white stallion and failed. The mascot of the killer plane is also a white stallion. His plane crashes into a field of horses. Cloud tames a white stallion to break the jinx and then brings down a German plane, using a pistol (!).
Keywords:
aerial dogfight; horses; P-51; stallion; superstition; World War II

["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Tootsie Roll Pops candy.

["Boys and girls! Be my guest at the following amusement parks..."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Ad for discounts to Palisades Amusement Park, N.J., and 20 other amusement parks nationwide.

Special $1 Subscription Form (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Johnny Cloud (cameo)

Indexer Notes

Promo for subscriptions to DC Comics. Ten issues for $1.00 or 20 issues for $2.00. Titles available are All-American Men of War, G.I. Combat, Star-Spangled War Stories; and Our Fighting Forces.

Come to the World's Fair! (Table of Contents)

Walter's International Wax Museum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman; Cyclops

Indexer Notes

Ad for Walter's International Wax Museum at the New York World's Fair, featuring a Superman figurine.

Tunnel Dogfight! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Gilbert; Eric von Roon
Synopsis:
An American and German start a feud at Heidelburg before World War I and continue it in the skies during the war.
Keywords:
Allied; bi-planes; blimp; duels; Fokker; Germans; Heidelburg; parachutes; railroad tunnel; Spad; World War I; zeppelin

American Military Ornaments (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolisi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
military
Synopsis:
Description of Cockade Eagle buttons used on Army staff officers clothing in 1814-1821 and eagle diamond plates worn by men of the artillery in the 1820s-1830s.
Keywords:
1800s; Army; artillery

[Nothing Else is Silly Putty] (Table of Contents)

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Silly Putty.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Killer Horse--Killer Ship
    Johnny Cloud, the Navajo Ace
  2. 1. Killer Horse--Killer Ship
    Johnny Cloud
  3. 2. ["Tootsie Rolls go on and on..."]
    Tootsie Rolls
  4. 3. See the Many Exciting Roles of Jimmy Olsen
    80 Page Giant
  5. 4. Killer Horse--Killer Ship (Part Two)
    Johnny Cloud
  6. 5. ["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"]
    Tootsie Roll Pops
  7. 6. ["Boys and girls! Be my guest at the following amusement parks..."]
  8. 7. Special $1 Subscription Form
    DC Comics
  9. 8. Come to the World's Fair!
    Walter's International Wax Museum
  10. 9. Tunnel Dogfight!
  11. 10. American Military Ornaments
  12. 11. [Nothing Else is Silly Putty]
    Silly Putty
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