(February 1952)

DC, 1941 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U .S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-Stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Most data supplied by Craig Delich. Feature title corrected by Bob Hughes 3/06. Page counts correct by Gene Reed (3/22/2011).

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

The Hermit's Ghost Dog! (Table of Contents)

Ghost-Breaker / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Doctor Terry Thirteen; Marie; Bart Harley; Dirk (dog)

Indexer Notes

Most data supplied by Craig Delich. Feature title corrected by Bob Hughes 3/06

Be Yourself -- Your Best Self! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy; Bob Hunter; Miss Brown; Suzie
Synopsis:
Buzzy teaches a classmate about self-confidence and good manners.

Indexer Notes

Black and white PSA located inside front cover.

The Hermit's Ghost Dog! (Table of Contents)

Ghost-Breaker / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Doctor Terry Thirteen; Marie; Bart Harley; Dirk (dog)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

feature title corrected by Bob Hughes 3/06

["We're lost in this cave!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson
Inks:
Ray Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Pud

Indexer Notes

Strip ad for Dubble Bubble Gum.

Murder on the Chessboard! (Table of Contents)

Robin / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robin [Dick Grayson]; Alfred; John Castle; Fred Knight
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer id by Martin O'Hearn; inks possibly by John Giunta

Radar Rescue (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
C. C. Beck ?
Inks:
C. C. Beck ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Captain Tootsie; the Secret Legion; the Professor

Indexer Notes

Strip ad for Tootsie Rolls.

The Four Lives of the "Edith B.!" (Table of Contents)

Captain Compass / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Norris
Inks:
Paul Norris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Mark Compass; Mr. Mangram

["Stand by your gun, Private Pete."] (Table of Contents)

Private Pete / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Private Pete

Metal that Changed Our Lives (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

The history of copper, accompanied by two illustrations.

The Pirates of the 1,000 Islands! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Jean LeBlanc

Indexer Notes

Art id corrected by Gene Reed (3/22/2011).

Enter here -- if you Dare! (Table of Contents)

House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

House ad for House of Mystery (DC, 1951 Series) #2 (February-March 1952), with cover shown, and advertised as "On Sale". Black and white ad located on inside back cover. Issue story titles also listed.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Hermit's Ghost Dog!
    Ghost-Breaker
  2. 1. Be Yourself -- Your Best Self!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Hermit's Ghost Dog!
    Ghost-Breaker
  4. 3. ["We're lost in this cave!"]
  5. 4. Murder on the Chessboard!
    Robin
  6. 5. Radar Rescue
    Captain Tootsie
  7. 6. The Four Lives of the "Edith B.!"
    Captain Compass
  8. 7. ["Stand by your gun, Private Pete."]
    Private Pete
  9. 8. Metal that Changed Our Lives
  10. 9. The Pirates of the 1,000 Islands!
    Tomahawk
  11. 10. Enter here -- if you Dare!
    House of Mystery
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Walls
  • Mark Gordon