(January-February 1948)

DC, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52 ?
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1947-11-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (editor); Jack Schiff (asst); Murray Boltinoff (art); George Kashdan (story)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date given in Boy Commandos (DC, 1942 series) #25.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cowboy Marshal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Safest to ride - smartest to own (Table of Contents)

Roadmaster Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the new Roadmaster Bicycle available from The Cleveland Welding Co.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Boss of Gila Gap (Table of Contents)

Cowboy Marshal / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle Jr.
Inks:
Ed Smalle Jr.
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Easy New Wheaties Contest (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Contest that invites entrants to submit a model name for the new Admiral Radio-Phonograph.

The Bronc They Couldn't Bust (Table of Contents)

Rodeo Rick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Gunfighter! (Table of Contents)

A Fact Feature / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Pencils:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Inks:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Bill Tilghman
Synopsis:
A short feature about the life of Bill Tilghman, one of the lawmen of the Old West.

Indexer Notes

Feature printed on top half of page.

Rescue from the Wreck (Table of Contents)

Bright Star Batteries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A man and his son rescue a man from a wrecked automobile.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

Jesse James Rides Again (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Famous Erector (Table of Contents)

The A. G. Gilbert Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Erector sets with examples of what can be built from various sets.

Texas Ranger (Table of Contents)

A Fact Feature / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Pencils:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Inks:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Frank Hamer
Synopsis:
A summary of Texas Ranger Frank Hamer's career.

Tables Turned Double (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Lysing
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Don Stuart; Blackie Dawson
Synopsis:
A cowboy has problems when he captures a bank robber.

The Jailbreaker (Table of Contents)

Wyoming Kid / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Wyoming Kid (intro)
Reprints:

Cattle Detective (Table of Contents)

A Fact Feature / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Pencils:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Inks:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Tom Horn; Matt Rash
Synopsis:
How Tom Horn captured Matt Rash.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

Willie Wonder (Table of Contents)

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
S. P. Black
Pencils:
S. P. Black
Inks:
S. P. Black
Colors:
?
Letters:
S. P. Black

Characters:
Willie Wonder; Trade Smith; Mark Smith

Indexer Notes

The actual names of the Smith Brothers are used in this ad. Printed on bottom half of page.

Most Popular Boy (Table of Contents)

High School Champs of America by Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Pencils:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Inks:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben R. Allen [aka Stookie Allen]

Characters:
Ronald Morlock
Synopsis:
Feature on the most popular boy in his class at Belmont High School, Belmont, Mass.

Be a Radio Technician (Table of Contents)

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
J. E. SMith
Synopsis:
Ad for a correspondence school that teaches radio repair.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

American Boys Bill of Rights (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the new Daisy Handbook.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Cowboy Marshal
  2. 1. Safest to ride - smartest to own
    Roadmaster Bicycles
  3. 2. The Boss of Gila Gap
    Cowboy Marshal
  4. 3. Easy New Wheaties Contest
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Bronc They Couldn't Bust
    Rodeo Rick
  6. 5. Gunfighter!
    A Fact Feature
  7. 6. Rescue from the Wreck
    Bright Star Batteries
  8. 7. Jesse James Rides Again
    Vigilante
  9. 8. Famous Erector
    The A. G. Gilbert Company
  10. 9. Texas Ranger
    A Fact Feature
  11. 10. Tables Turned Double
  12. 11. The Jailbreaker
    Wyoming Kid
  13. 12. Cattle Detective
    A Fact Feature
  14. 13. Willie Wonder
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  15. 14. Most Popular Boy
    High School Champs of America by Thom McAn
  16. 15. Be a Radio Technician
    National Radio Institute
  17. 16. American Boys Bill of Rights
    Daisy Air Rifles
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