(April-May 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age, then Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Alpine Harper was lead writer on Flippity and Flop strips and Cecil Beard was lead on Twiddle and Twaddle. However, they were a husband and wife team known to write collaboratively. Credits by Jerry Bails at http://www.bailsprojects.com/.


["Boom!"] (Table of Contents)

Flippity and Flop / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jim Davis
Inks:
Jim Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flippity; Flop; Sam

Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!" (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie; Mervin Mouse

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[">Ho-humm!< This is sleepy weather!"] (Table of Contents)

Flippity and Flop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Alpine Harper; Cecil Beard ?
Pencils:
Jim Davis
Inks:
Jim Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flippity; Flop; Sam

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Mutt & Jeff; Nutsy Squirrel / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Boyoboy! This is too good to be true!"] (Table of Contents)

Twiddle and Twaddle / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Cecil Beard; Alpine Harper ?
Pencils:
Jim Davis
Inks:
Jim Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Twiddle; Twaddle; Dog [Rat Terrier]

["Riddle: What speaks every language?"] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

["Ain't dat disgustin'?"] (Table of Contents)

Flippity and Flop / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Alpine Harper; Cecil Beard ?
Pencils:
Jim Davis
Inks:
Jim Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flippity; Flop; Sam; Crow

The Skinny Elephant (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["What's that contraption you're building, Flop?"] (Table of Contents)

Flippity and Flop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Alpine Harper; Cecil Beard ?
Pencils:
Jim Davis
Inks:
Jim Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
129

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Flippity; Flop; Sam
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Boom!"]
    Flippity and Flop
  2. 1. Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!"
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. [">Ho-humm!< This is sleepy weather!"]
    Flippity and Flop
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    Mutt & Jeff; Nutsy Squirrel
  5. 4. ["Boyoboy! This is too good to be true!"]
    Twiddle and Twaddle
  6. 5. ["Riddle: What speaks every language?"]
    Fun Shop
  7. 6. ["Ain't dat disgustin'?"]
    Flippity and Flop
  8. 7. The Skinny Elephant
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  10. 9. ["What's that contraption you're building, Flop?"]
    Flippity and Flop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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