"Bill Brown" credited in the issue is a pseudonym of Al Feldstein according to Jerry Bails' Who's Who which also shows him as writer, penciller and inker of Junior stories.
Date based on estimate for previous issue and bi-monthly schedule.
Splash page of this story also used as the cover.
Story is credited as "by Tom Howe", unknown if this is the writer or a pseudonym for Al Feldstein, whose artwork it definitely resembles. "Tom Howe" does not appear in Jerry Bails' Who's Who.