(January-February 1949)

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 (assistant); 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)

DC Comics / 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 publications.

Indexer Notes

Left 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; Wayne Boring; Dick Sprang; Harry G. Peter; Al Smith; Alex Toth; Chuck Winter
Inks:
Carmine Infantino; Stan Kaye; Charles Paris; Harry G. Peter; Al Smith; Alex Toth; Chuck Winter
Letters:
?

Characters:
Flash; Superman; Batman; Robin; Wonder Woman; Mutt; Jeff; Green Lantern; Brooklyn (of the Boy Commandos)

Indexer Notes

This is a production job composed of stats of different characters by their various artists. This particular promotional piece appears in many issues of different DC titles.

The Town That Was Never Robbed (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

Henry Iba (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Henry Iba
Synopsis:
Highlights of Iba's coaching Career at Oklahoma A & M University coupled with a Wheaties ad.

Gets the Bird (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bazooka
Synopsis:
Bazooka rescues a parrot in this story that's part of the bubble gum ad.

The Man Who Forgot (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

O-o-o-h! RIce Krispies Marshmallow Squares! (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's Rice Krispies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
This ad includes a recipe for Rice Krispies Treats.

Look! 15 Great Features! (Table of Contents)

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
Ad for Columbia Bicycles manufactured by The Westfield Manufacturing Company.

The Loaded Scales of Justice (Table of Contents)

Nighthawk / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier

Trade & Mark Save the Day (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Nip & Tuck / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Smith Brothers Cough Drops.

Superman Jackets and Sweaters (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for clothing with Superman emblems and pictures of Superman.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

The Vanishing Hoofprints (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
An article on the development of the buffalo police.

Hunter (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:
Bill Caywood
Synopsis:
A short feature about Bill Caywood, a famous wolf hunter in Colorado.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top haldf of page.

[All the Excitement and Thrills of a Pin-Ball Machine] (Table of Contents)

Northwestern Prodcuts Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for different games.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

The Christmas gift you'll remember for life (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Schwinn Bicycles -- the perfect Christmas gift!

Mistaken Identity (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

Here's How to Get This New Bike for Christmas (Table of Contents)

Monark Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Santa Claus
Synopsis:
An ad touting the wonderful features of the Monark Super Deluxe bicycle.

Indexer Notes

Appears after page 6 of The Cowboy Marshal story.

Mystery Mines Treasure (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Two boys discover an owl in a mine thanks to their flashlight powered by Ray-O-Vac batteries.

Indexer Notes

Appears before page 7 of The Cowboy Marshal story.

The Man with the Purple Hand (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 catches an arsonist in this Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic.

Indexer Notes

This ad follows the Cowboy Marshal story.

Hey, Fellows (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Ad for the Gridiron shoe with the amazing new reinforced place-kick turret toe.

Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time (Table of Contents)

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
J. E. Smith
Synopsis:
Ad for a radio repair correspondence school.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

What to Do if Lost in the Woods at Night (Table of Contents)

Eveready Spotlight / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Butts [as Butts] (signed)
Inks:
Bob Butts [as Butts] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Charley Miller; Tommy
Synopsis:
A reminder of why you should always carry a flashlight when you go in the woods 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 Town That Was Never Robbed
    Wyoming Kid
  5. 4. Henry Iba
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Gets the Bird
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  7. 6. The Man Who Forgot
    Rodeo Rick
  8. 7. O-o-o-h! RIce Krispies Marshmallow Squares!
    Kellogg's Rice Krispies
  9. 8. Look! 15 Great Features!
    Columbia Bicycles
  10. 9. The Loaded Scales of Justice
    Nighthawk
  11. 10. Trade & Mark Save the Day
    Adventures of Nip & Tuck
  12. 11. Superman Jackets and Sweaters
    Irwin Foster Sportswear
  13. 12. The Vanishing Hoofprints
  14. 13. Hunter
  15. 14. [All the Excitement and Thrills of a Pin-Ball Machine]
    Northwestern Prodcuts Co.
  16. 15. The Christmas gift you'll remember for life
    Schwinn Bicycles
  17. 16. Mistaken Identity
    Cowboy Marshal
  18. 17. Here's How to Get This New Bike for Christmas
    Monark Bicycles
  19. 18. Mystery Mines Treasure
    Ray-O-Vac Batteries
  20. 19. The Man with the Purple Hand
    Adventures of Sam Spade
  21. 20. Hey, Fellows
    Thom McAn Shoes
  22. 21. Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time
    National Radio Institute
  23. 22. What to Do if Lost in the Woods at Night
    Eveready Spotlight
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