(March-April 1948)

DC, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52 ?
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Wyoming Kid / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents)

Credit Sales Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for wall plaques.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Yellow Spoked Rig (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

Win One of These 1,000 Columbia Bikes! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Rules and entry blank for a new Wheaties contest.

She Makes a Honey of a Rescue (Table of Contents)

Bit-O-Honey Candy Bars / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Honey
Synopsis:
Honey saves a skier.

The Mysterious Wagon Train (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

The Dummy in the Wax Museum (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Sam Spade / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Characters:
Sam Spade
Synopsis:
Sam spots a hidden killer.

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A list of the members of DC's Advisory Board and a list of currently published titles.

Indexer Notes

Published titles include: Action Comics, A Date with Judy, Adventure Comics, All-American Comics, All Funny Comics, All-Star Comics, Animal Antics, Batman, Boy Commandos, Buzzy, Comic Cavalcade, Detective COmics, Flash Comics, Funny Folks, Funny Studd, Gang Busters, Green Lantern, Leading Comics, Leave It to Binky, Mr. District Attorney, Mutt & Heff, Real Fact Comics, Real Screen Comics, Sensation Comics, Star Spangled Comics, Superman, Western Comics, Wonder Woman, World's Finest Comics.

"No Wonder You Have That Cough" (Table of Contents)

Danny's Dream / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Danny; Danny's mom
Synopsis:
Smith Brothers Cough Drops ad.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

The Cowboy and the Killers (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Premiums Given Cash Commission (Table of Contents)

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for Cloverine Brand Salve.

U. S. Marshal (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:
Jack Abernathy
Synopsis:
A brief account of Jack Abernathy's career as a law-enforcement officer.

Rustlers' Roundup (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jesse Merlan
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Steve
Synopsis:
A young man rescues his parents from rustlers.

The Bells of San Filippo (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Don Cameron?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle Jr.
Inks:
Ed Smalle Jr.
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
western-frontier

Death on Wheels (Table of Contents)

Adventures of R.C. and Quickie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
R.C.; Quickie; Bill Elliott
Synopsis:
Ad for Royal Crown Cola.

The Greatest Ball-Point Pen and BIllfold Bargain in America! (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for leather billfold with special coin holder. An engraved indentifiation plate is included.

I Will Show You How to Learn Radio (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
J. E. Smith
Synopsis:
Ad for a radio repair correspondence school.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

There's a Hard Way and an Easy Way to Change a Fuse (Table of Contents)

Eveready Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Safety tips for changing and testing a fuse.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wyoming Kid
  2. 1. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Credit Sales Company
  3. 2. The Yellow Spoked Rig
    Wyoming Kid
  4. 3. Win One of These 1,000 Columbia Bikes!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. She Makes a Honey of a Rescue
    Bit-O-Honey Candy Bars
  6. 5. The Mysterious Wagon Train
    Rodeo Rick
  7. 6. The Dummy in the Wax Museum
    Adventures of Sam Spade
  8. 7. Editorial Advisory Board
  9. 8. "No Wonder You Have That Cough"
    Danny's Dream
  10. 9. The Cowboy and the Killers
    Vigilante
  11. 10. Premiums Given Cash Commission
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  12. 11. U. S. Marshal
    A Fact Feature
  13. 12. Rustlers' Roundup
  14. 13. The Bells of San Filippo
    Cowboy Marshal
  15. 14. Death on Wheels
    Adventures of R.C. and Quickie
  16. 15. The Greatest Ball-Point Pen and BIllfold Bargain in America!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
  17. 16. I Will Show You How to Learn Radio
    National Radio Institute
  18. 17. There's a Hard Way and an Easy Way to Change a Fuse
    Eveready Batteries
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