(March-April 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 (credited); Jack Schiff (managing editor); George Kashdan (story editor); Murray Boltinoff (art)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dale Evans / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Inks:
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Colors:
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Letters:
?

Characters:
Dale Evans (photo); Pal (a horse, photo)

Anytime's snapshot time! (Table of Contents)

Kodak Verichrome Film / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Kodak camera film.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Phantom of Cactus Canyon (Table of Contents)

Dale Evans / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ryerson Johnson
Pencils:
Jim McArdle
Inks:
Jim McArdle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Dale Evans; Ted Wallace; Spence Adams
Synopsis:
Dale helps an engineer when an unknown vandal tries to destroy a new dam.
Keywords:
celebrity

High as a Kite (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Bazooka; Billy Flick; Patsy Brown
Synopsis:
Bazooka bubble gum ad

Indexer Notes

Apparently, the writer of this ad was unaware that the word "flick" was not allowed in DC's editorial content.

Superman DC Publications Proudly Presents Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner; photo
Inks:
Bob Oksner; photo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Miss Bevery Hills; Alan Ladd
Synopsis:
Ad for Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood #1 and a plug for Alan Ladd's film, Whispering Smith.
Keywords:
celebrity

Mere Slip of the Gun (Table of Contents)

Dale Evans / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ryerson Johnson
Pencils:
Jim McArdle
Inks:
Jim McArdle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Dale Evans; Notch-Ear Jack
Synopsis:
An escaped convict forces a plastic surgeon to hide his telltale identification mark, but Dale tracks him down anyway.
Keywords:
celebrity

Cougar! (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Pencils:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Inks:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]

Genre:
adventure; non-fiction
Characters:
Jimmy Fitch
Synopsis:
Brief story about an Arizona boy with more than 400 cougar skins to his credit.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

Boys! Girls! Have More Fun! Send for Your Musiquiz Today (Table of Contents)

Pan-American Band Instruments / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for a musical aptitude test booklet.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page/

Pawnee Bill (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Pencils:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Inks:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters:
Major Gordon Lillie; Buffalo Bill
Synopsis:
A short account of Pawnee Bill's career as a buffalo hunter and indian agent.

Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc...of Dale Evans Comics (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz (Business Manager)
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A list of owners and editors of Dale Evans Comics.

The Case of the Outdated Outlaw (Table of Contents)

Sierra Smith / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Millard
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; western-frontier
Characters:
Sierra Smith; Marshal Bat Logan; Red-Ace Rudd
Synopsis:
Sierra crosses paths with an old man who once terrorized the territory.

[Oklahoma is the state with the greatest number of Indians.] (Table of Contents)

Indian Facts / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Facts about Oklahoma, Chief Rain-in-the Face, Navajo blankets, and Pueblo Indians.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

Iceboats are faster than anything on earth without mechanical power. (Table of Contents)

Winchester Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Winchester Roller Skates made by Winchester Repeating Arms Co., a Diision of Olin Industries, Inc.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

Super Scout (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Pencils:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Inks:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Allen [aka Stookie Allen]

Genre:
non-fiction; biography
Characters:
Dan Beard
Synopsis:
A brief account of Dan Beard's life.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A list of DC's advisory baord members plus a list of currently published comics. Thirty-one titles are listed.

["Lone Feather careless late..."] (Table of Contents)

Cowboy Flips starring Pico Pete / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Pico Pete; Lone Feather
Synopsis:
Instructions as follows: Cut out panels No. 1 and No. 2. Place No. 1 directly over No. 2. Then, as shown here, flip No. 1 rapidly up and down.

Dale Evans' Roundup (Table of Contents)

Dale Evans / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Dale Evans
Pencils:
Jim McArdle
Inks:
Jim McArdle
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Dale Evans; Roy Rogers; Pat Brady; Rosalie Allen; Jimmy Durante
Synopsis:
A letter from Dale about some of her activities for the past few weeks including camping trips, plus how she does her own stunts in the movies.

Thrill to the punch-packed action of the fighting West! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth; Howard Sherman
Inks:
Alex Toth; Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder; Wyoming Kid
Synopsis:
Ads for All-American Western #106 and Western COmics #5.

A Dead Man's Life (Table of Contents)

Dale Evans / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ryerson Johnson
Pencils:
Jim McArdle
Inks:
Jim McArdle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Dale Eavns; Tom Trent; Lon Mannix
Synopsis:
Dale rescues an actor who has been held captive by his stunt double.
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Dialogue and phrasing is consistent with the writing in the other Dale Evans stories in this issue.

Boys! Girls! Prizes Given (Table of Contents)

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for vegetable and garden seeds.

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

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

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

Characters:
J. E. Smith
Synopsis:
Ad for correspondence school that teaches radio and television repair.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Rope 'Em Both, Partner! (Table of Contents)

Daisy BB Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman
Inks:
Fred Harman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Ryder; Little Beaver
Synopsis:
Ad for Daisy BB Guns and an offer for the Daisy Handbooks.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dale Evans
  2. 1. Anytime's snapshot time!
    Kodak Verichrome Film
  3. 2. Phantom of Cactus Canyon
    Dale Evans
  4. 3. High as a Kite
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  5. 4. Superman DC Publications Proudly Presents Miss Beverly Hills of Hollywood
    Miss Beverly Hills
  6. 5. Mere Slip of the Gun
    Dale Evans
  7. 6. Cougar!
  8. 7. Boys! Girls! Have More Fun! Send for Your Musiquiz Today
    Pan-American Band Instruments
  9. 8. Pawnee Bill
  10. 9. Statement of the Ownership, Management, Circulation, etc...of Dale Evans Comics
  11. 10. The Case of the Outdated Outlaw
    Sierra Smith
  12. 11. [Oklahoma is the state with the greatest number of Indians.]
    Indian Facts
  13. 12. Iceboats are faster than anything on earth without mechanical power.
    Winchester Roller Skates
  14. 13. Super Scout
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
    DC Comics
  16. 15. ["Lone Feather careless late..."]
    Cowboy Flips starring Pico Pete
  17. 16. Dale Evans' Roundup
    Dale Evans
  18. 17. Thrill to the punch-packed action of the fighting West!
    DC Comics
  19. 18. A Dead Man's Life
    Dale Evans
  20. 19. Boys! Girls! Prizes Given
    American Seed Co.
  21. 20. Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time
    National Radio Institute
  22. 21. Rope 'Em Both, Partner!
    Daisy BB Guns
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