(September-October 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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A list of members on DC's Editorial Advisory Board plus a list of current titles. Dale Evans Comics has been added since last issue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Let the Facts Speak for Themselves (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dan Barry
Inks:
Dan Barry
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Reno Brothers
Synopsis:
Ad for Real Fact Comics No. 16.

Indexer Notes

Right side of inside front cover.

The Duke of Orofino (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

Ewell Blackwell Champion Pitcher of the Cincinnati Reds (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis:
Highlights of Ewell BLackwell's career coupled with a Wheaties ad.

Sam Takes Himself for a Ride (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Sam Spade; Effie
Synopsis:
Sam foils a hi-jacking in this ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic.

The Lair of the Timberwolf (Table of Contents)

Nighthawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Charles Paris
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
The Nighthawk (intro)

Fun! Easy! Make Your Own Photo-Prints! (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's Corn Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Kellogg's Corn Flakes and the latest premium available by mail.

Nemesis of Gunmen (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:
Capt. Manny Gault; Ranger Frank Hamer
Synopsis:
A summary of Capt. Manny Gault's career including mention of his involvement with the end of Bonnie and Clyde.

Along the Owlhoot Trail (Table of Contents)

Rodeo Rick / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Coon Tail Charlie; Rollo
Synopsis:
Captain Tootsie uses a sniperscope to help shoot a bear that's terrorizing a girls' camp.

Now! Hollywood's Queen of the Westerns in a Comic Book All Her Own! (Table of Contents)

Dale Evans Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Dale Evans
Synopsis:
Ad for Dale Evans Comics #1.

Indexer Notes

Cover reproduction is not the best and shows the difference between printing photos on cover stock and printing them on newsprint. Later ads will have line-drawn versions of photo covers.

Peace Officer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (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:
Wyatt Earp; Mannie Clements; Ben Thompson; Johnny Deuce
Synopsis:
Highlights of the career of Wyatt Earp. The OK Corral is NOT mentioned.

The Pony Express (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
A brief history of the Pony Express.

Death in His Holsters (Table of Contents)

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

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

[Out of the Old West on a horse that streaks like lightning...] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Alex Toth
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder
Synopsis:
Ad for All-American Comics #101 with a reproduction of the cover.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Hey Gang! Get Your Free Movie Star Booklet! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Schwinn bicycles and an offer for a folder of movie star pictures.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wyoming Kid
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. Let the Facts Speak for Themselves
    Real Fact Comics
  4. 3. The Duke of Orofino
    Wyoming Kid
  5. 4. Ewell Blackwell Champion Pitcher of the Cincinnati Reds
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Sam Takes Himself for a Ride
    Adventures of Sam Spade
  7. 6. The Lair of the Timberwolf
    Nighthawk
  8. 7. Fun! Easy! Make Your Own Photo-Prints!
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
  9. 8. Nemesis of Gunmen
  10. 9. Along the Owlhoot Trail
    Rodeo Rick
  11. 10. Captain Tootsie Traps Killer Bear with Invisible Light
    Captain Tootsie
  12. 11. Now! Hollywood's Queen of the Westerns in a Comic Book All Her Own!
    Dale Evans Comics
  13. 12. Peace Officer
  14. 13. The Pony Express
  15. 14. Death in His Holsters
    Cowboy Marshal
  16. 15. [Out of the Old West on a horse that streaks like lightning...]
    Johnny Thunder
  17. 16. Hey Gang! Get Your Free Movie Star Booklet!
    Arnold, Schwinn & Co.
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