(May-June 1946)

DC, 1946 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Detective Comics, Inc.
Brand:
A Superman DC Publication
Editing:
F. W. Ellsworth (credited); Bernie Breslauer (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Presto Pete / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Dunn ?
Inks:
Ed Dunn ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Presto Pete; Rajah Turbano

Your Red Cross Must Carry On! (Table of Contents)

Red Cross / public service announcement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

["Got to make my report to the school..."] (Table of Contents)

Presto Pete / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ed Dunn
Inks:
Ed Dunn
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Presto Pete; Rajah Turbano
Synopsis:
Since Presto Pete is only on his second magic lesson, his performance for the terrible Rajah Turbano doesn't go very well.

["He intended that for a bunt..."] (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Colin Allen (signed)
Inks:
Colin Allen ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

["Better hide your gun, Corky!"] (Table of Contents)

Sheriff Corky / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Sheriff Corky; Cactus Coyote
Synopsis:
The Sheriff has to beat Cactus Coyote to restore order in the town.

["I can't see why people worry about haunted houses!"] (Table of Contents)

Eager Beaver / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Eager Beaver
Synopsis:
Eager Beaver is tricked into believing that a deserted old house is haunted.

["I see by the paper that old Mrs. Crane isn't feeling very well."] (Table of Contents)

Wilbur / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Wilbur Bear
Synopsis:
Wilbur's mom sends Wilbur on a mission of mercy but he misunderstands her instructions.
Reprints:

["Something's cooking with Throcky..."] (Table of Contents)

The Tortoise and the Hare / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Harry Hare; Throckmorton Tortoise
Synopsis:
Harry and Throcky compete to see who can best succeed at growing orchids.

No Such Animal (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Don Carter
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Black Pearl! (Table of Contents)

Walrus Whopper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Walrus Whopper
Synopsis:
The Walrus tells a story of how he brought back a giant black pearl.

[Lemonade Stand] (Table of Contents)

Skooky / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Skooky; Bully Bulldog
Synopsis:
Skooky has a lemonade stand and dreams about what he will do with the money he makes.

Indexer Notes

story told without dialogue

["Hurray! I've done it again..."] (Table of Contents)

Goofy Goose, Inventor / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Goofy Goose
Synopsis:
Goofy's latest invention, the Egg-Persuader, doesn't work the way it's supposed to, causing big trouble at the Kluck Kluck Chicken Farm.

A Cantankerous Truant Officer! (Table of Contents)

Raccoon Kids / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Rudy Raccoon; Rollo Raccoon
Synopsis:
Rollo and Rudy outwit a foolish truant officer and come home with a lot of fish for dinner.

Captain Tootsie and the Return of Dr. Narsty (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Rollo; Dr. Narsty; Cadwallader Van Tilden; Mys. Van Tilden
Synopsis:
Dr. Narsty, disguised as Pierre of Paris, plans to steal the Van Tilden jewels until Captain Tootsie intervenes

Now More Than Ever (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad for DC comics

How Thom McAn Trapped the Mad Elephant (Table of Contents)

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos ?
Inks:
George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Thom McAn; "H"
Synopsis:
Thom stops a rampaging elephant that escaped from the zoo.

Indexer Notes

back cover; advertisement for Thom McAn shoes

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Presto Pete
  2. 1. Your Red Cross Must Carry On!
    Red Cross
  3. 2. ["Got to make my report to the school..."]
    Presto Pete
  4. 3. ["He intended that for a bunt..."]
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Better hide your gun, Corky!"]
    Sheriff Corky
  6. 5. ["I can't see why people worry about haunted houses!"]
    Eager Beaver
  7. 6. ["I see by the paper that old Mrs. Crane isn't feeling very well."]
    Wilbur
  8. 7. ["Something's cooking with Throcky..."]
    The Tortoise and the Hare
  9. 8. No Such Animal
  10. 9. The Black Pearl!
    Walrus Whopper
  11. 10. [Lemonade Stand]
    Skooky
  12. 11. ["Hurray! I've done it again..."]
    Goofy Goose, Inventor
  13. 12. A Cantankerous Truant Officer!
    Raccoon Kids
  14. 13. Captain Tootsie and the Return of Dr. Narsty
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Rolls
  15. 14. Now More Than Ever
  16. 15. How Thom McAn Trapped the Mad Elephant
    Thom McAn
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