(November-December 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)

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

Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A list of DC's Editorial Advisory Board plus a list of current DC titles. All-American Comics has been replaced with All-American Western.

Indexer Notes

:eft side of inside front cover.

America's Greatest Comics Characters (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Al Plastino; Dick Sprang; Harry G. Peter; Al Smith; Alex Toth; Chuck Winter
Inks:
Frank Giacoia; Al Plastino; Charles Paris; Harry G. Peter; Al Smith; Alex Toth; Chuck Winter
Letters:
?

Characters:
Flash; Superman; Batman; Robin; Mutt; Jeff; Wonder Woman; Green Lantern; Brooklyn (of the Boy Commandos)
Synopsis:
Ad promoting DC Comics.

Indexer Notes

Right side of the inside front cover.

The Murder Mustang (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
Reprints:

Bob Feller (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Bob Feller
Synopsis:
A summary of Bob Feller's baseball career coupled with a Wheaties ad.

Indexer Notes

This ad appears between pages 6 and 7 of the Wyoming Kid story.

Death on the Speedway (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 solves the mystery of a racetrack blow-out.

Indexer Notes

This ad appears between the Wheaties ad the page 7 of the Wyoming Kid story.

Zooms Faster! Zooms Farther! -- Right Off Your Finger! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a cereal premium available from Kellogg's.

In Keds It's a Breeze! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for U. S. Keds tennis shoes made by U. S. Rubber Company.

The Man Who Won Five States (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jimmy Thompson
Inks:
Jimmy Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
western-frontier

Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike! (Table of Contents)

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Columbia bicycles from The Westfield Manufacturing Company.

Avalanche (Table of Contents)

Ray-O-Vac Bateries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mac; Bob
Synopsis:
After an accident two boys use a flashlight to signal for help.

Owlhooter's Heaven (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Lehti
Inks:
John Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
western-frontier

["What a Swell Set!"] (Table of Contents)

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bazooka; George Stengle
Synopsis:
Bazooka helps a stranded ocean liner.

Bill Wins? (Table of Contents)

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Cracker Jack candy.

Indexer Notes

Appears on top half of page.

Superman Jackets & Sweaters (Table of Contents)

Irwin Foster Sportswear / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for clothing with the Superman emblem and figures of Superman.

Saga of the Stagecoach (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
A brief history of stagecoaches.

Cactus Charlie's Western Dictionary (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Definitions for desert rat, hard tail, shucked, war bag, lobo and heeled.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

America's Most Beautiful Bicycle (Table of Contents)

Monark Bicycles / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Readers are invited to send for a free folder featuring Monark bicycles.

Jimmie Saves the Limited (Table of Contents)

Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Watches / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Williams
Pencils:
Bill Williams
Inks:
Bill Williams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Williams

Characters:
Jimmie; Mickey Mouse
Synopsis:
Jimmie flags down a train just in time to keep it from crossing a trestle damaged by fire.

The Hat That Hunted Death (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

Watch 'Em Puff Smoke (Table of Contents)

American Flyer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Toy train ad.

Indexer Notes

This ad appears between pages 6 and 7 of The Cowboy Marshal story.

Saving the Secret Supersonic Plane (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Ad for U. S. Royal bicycle tires.

Indexer Notes

This ad appears before page 7 of The Cowboy Marshal story.

Fighter! (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:
Jeff Ake
Synopsis:
Highlights in the life of Jeff Ake.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page. This feature appears after the Cowboy Marshal story.

Yea, Bucko! (Table of Contents)

B. F. Goodrich Boots / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Synopsis:
Ad for rubber boots made by B. F. Goodrich.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

How Much Do You Really Know about Baseball> (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; sports
Synopsis:
Little-known facts about baseball and an offer for a photo of Bobby Feller!

New Target Range for Daisy BB Rifle Shooters! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the Daisy Target box plus an offer for the Daisy Handbook.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

How to Catch More Fish (Table of Contents)

Eveready Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Hints on fishing at night.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Wyoming Kid
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
    DC Comics
  3. 2. America's Greatest Comics Characters
    DC Comics
  4. 3. The Murder Mustang
    Wyoming Kid
  5. 4. Bob Feller
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Death on the Speedway
    Adventures of Sam Spade
  7. 6. Zooms Faster! Zooms Farther! -- Right Off Your Finger!
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
  8. 7. In Keds It's a Breeze!
    U. S. Keds
  9. 8. The Man Who Won Five States
  10. 9. Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!
    Columbia Bicycles
  11. 10. Avalanche
    Ray-O-Vac Bateries
  12. 11. Owlhooter's Heaven
    Rodeo Rick
  13. 12. ["What a Swell Set!"]
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  14. 13. Bill Wins?
    Cracker Jack
  15. 14. Superman Jackets & Sweaters
    Irwin Foster Sportswear
  16. 15. Saga of the Stagecoach
  17. 16. Cactus Charlie's Western Dictionary
  18. 17. America's Most Beautiful Bicycle
    Monark Bicycles
  19. 18. Jimmie Saves the Limited
    Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Watches
  20. 19. The Hat That Hunted Death
    Cowboy Marshal
  21. 20. Watch 'Em Puff Smoke
    American Flyer
  22. 21. Saving the Secret Supersonic Plane
    U. S. Royal
  23. 22. Fighter!
  24. 23. Yea, Bucko!
    B. F. Goodrich Boots
  25. 24. How Much Do You Really Know about Baseball>
    Thom McAn Shoes
  26. 25. New Target Range for Daisy BB Rifle Shooters!
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  27. 26. How to Catch More Fish
    Eveready Batteries
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  • Gene Reed
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