(July-August 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
Reprints:

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A list of members of DC's Advisory Board and a list of current DC publications.

Indexer Notes

Left side of inside front cover.

Tops in Radio! Now Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos; Win Mortimer
Inks:
George Roussos; Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Ad for the current issues of Gang Busters and Mr. District Attorney.

Indexer Notes

Right side of inside front cover.

The Fangs of the Rattler (Table of Contents)

Wyoming Kid / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

You Run Faster in Kids! (Table of Contents)

U. S. Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for U. S. Keds.

Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Miss Trixie; Mr. Bingling
Synopsis:
Captain Tootsie solves the mystery of a sabotaged trapeze in this ad for Tootsie Pops.

The Four Notches of Hate (Table of Contents)

Vigilante / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Get Your Free Movie Star Pictures (Table of Contents)

Arnold, Schwinn & Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Schwinn bicycles

Look kids! Get your own scale model of the history making Freedom Train! (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's Variety Package / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a cereal premium found on the bottom of Kellogg's Variety Pack.

Rodeo for Rogues (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Won - by a Whisper (Table of Contents)

Another Jim Wise P-F Sports Story / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jim Wise
Synopsis:
Jim helps a track-and-field team. Ad for P-F Canvas Shoes made by B. F. Goodrich and Hood Rubber Co.

Show Time (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Popsicle Pete / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Popsicle Pete; Mr. Winters
Synopsis:
Ad for Popsicle products with instruction on how to redeem wrappers for premiums.

Brands and Branding Irons (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A short history of cattle brands.

The Ghost of Zuni Canyon (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Smalle Jr. (signed)
Inks:
Ed Smalle Jr. (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
western-frontier

Rounding up the Rustlers (Table of Contents)

U. S. Royal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
U. S. Royal
Synopsis:
Ad for bike tires made by the United States Rubber Company.

Conqueror of Billy the Kid (Table of Contents)

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:
Pat Garrett; Billy the Kid
Synopsis:
A summary of Pat Garrett's encounters with Billy the Kid.

Hero of Death Valley (Table of Contents)

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:
R. J. "Dad" Fairbanks
Synopsis:
Short feature about a man who helped people when they encountered problems in Death Valley.

Hi-Kids! Get This Cracker Jack Magic Pencil (Table of Contents)

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Cracker Jack premiums.

How Much Do You Really Know About Baseball? (Table of Contents)

Thom McAn Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Thom McAn shoes and an offer to get a free photo of Bobby Feller.

New Handbook and New Air Rifle Catalog Ready (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Captain Marvel; Robotman; Red Ryder; Da Vinci; 2-Gun Percy; Rudolph Diesel; Boy Commandos; Ibis
Synopsis:
Ad for Daisy Handbook and air rifle catalog.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Taste Treat to Share (Table of Contents)

Milky War Candy Bar / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Milky Way candy bars.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wyoming Kid
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Tops in Radio! Now Tops in Comics!
    DC Comics
  4. 3. The Fangs of the Rattler
    Wyoming Kid
  5. 4. You Run Faster in Kids!
    U. S. Keds
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit
    Captain Tootsie
  7. 6. The Four Notches of Hate
    Vigilante
  8. 7. Get Your Free Movie Star Pictures
    Arnold, Schwinn & Co.
  9. 8. Look kids! Get your own scale model of the history making Freedom Train!
    Kellogg's Variety Package
  10. 9. Rodeo for Rogues
    Rodeo Rick
  11. 10. Won - by a Whisper
    Another Jim Wise P-F Sports Story
  12. 11. Show Time
    Adventures of Popsicle Pete
  13. 12. Brands and Branding Irons
  14. 13. The Ghost of Zuni Canyon
    Cowboy Marshal
  15. 14. Rounding up the Rustlers
    U. S. Royal
  16. 15. Conqueror of Billy the Kid
  17. 16. Hero of Death Valley
  18. 17. Hi-Kids! Get This Cracker Jack Magic Pencil
    Cracker Jack
  19. 18. How Much Do You Really Know About Baseball?
    Thom McAn Shoes
  20. 19. New Handbook and New Air Rifle Catalog Ready
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  21. 20. Taste Treat to Share
    Milky War Candy Bar
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