(April-May 1968)

DC, 1952 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:
Joe Kubert
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

The Slayers and the Slain! (Table of Contents)

Enemy Ace / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Characters:
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]
Reprints:

The Slayers and the Slain! (Table of Contents)

Enemy Ace / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Enemy Ace [Hans von Hammer]; The Hangman [Count Andre De Sevigne](French Ace); Wilhelm Kunz; Schmidt (von Hammer's Orderly)
Synopsis:
Enemy Ace faces The Hangman, the top French ace and his all-black Spad, and barely survives being shot down. Story continues in the next issue.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue.

["When does Deadman abandon his hunt for the Hook?"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #211, on sale February 29

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Readers -- Sound Off! / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Thomas Ochiltree; Dan Kezlinko; Richard J. Jason; Ricky Lloyd

The Flashiest News of the Year (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #178 [80 Page Giant #G-46]

"Can I take care of Timmy for you this afternoon..." (Table of Contents)

Billy / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6627

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

advertisement for Monogram's Book Hill Express Hearse model kit

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1967
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months (total paid circulation): 160,000
Actual number sold for issue nearest filing date (total paid circulation): 180,600
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, Sonia Mondschein, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y. 10022

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams (illustrations)
Inks:
Neal Adams (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late February 1968; includes cover art from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #211 and Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #146

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Slayers and the Slain!
    Enemy Ace
  2. 1. The Slayers and the Slain!
    Enemy Ace
  3. 2. ["When does Deadman abandon his hunt for the Hook?"]
    Deadman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Readers -- Sound Off!
  5. 4. The Flashiest News of the Year
    The Flash
  6. 5. "Can I take care of Timmy for you this afternoon..."
    Billy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Jan Roar Hansen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner