(April-May 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 editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Cheyenne Justice! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder
Reprints:

Now More Than Ever Look for This Famous Symbol (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals; superhero; teen
Characters:
Judy; Oogie; Superman; Lois Lane; Fox; Crow
Synopsis:
Ads for A Date with Judy #10, Superman #57 and Real Screen Comics #23.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Cheyenne Justice (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

No Sewing Needed! Press 'em On! (Table of Contents)

Bazooka Bubble Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bazooka the Atom Boy
Synopsis:
Ad for premiums available from Bazooka Bubble Gum.

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:
Howard Sherman; ?
Inks:
Howard Sherman; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Wyoming Kid; Dale Evans
Synopsis:
Ads for Western Comics #8 and Dale Evans Comics #4.

Indexer Notes

Cover of Dale Evans #4 is a line-drawn version of the actual photo cover.

A Crown for Tony Barrett (Table of Contents)

Overland Coach / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Fake Fiddler Foiled (Table of Contents)

Adventures of Sam Spade / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lou Fine
Inks:
Lou Fine
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Short comic strip used to advertise Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic.

Silent Star Wins His War Bonnet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

[Star-pitch] (Table of Contents)

Cactus Charlie's Western Dictionary / 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 star-pitch, hardware, stamped leather cakes, silk, and tailed-out.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

[You and three of your gang could pull this 896,000 pound steam locomotive.] (Table of Contents)

Roller Skate Facts / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Winchester Roller Skates made by Winchested Repeating Arms Co. of New Haven, Connecticut.

The Case of the Rustled Mule (Table of Contents)

Minstrel Maverick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Cookie (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
A discussion of the chuck wagon cook, his various cooking utensils and some of the dishes he cooks.

Cowboy Flips Starring Johnny Thunder (Table of Contents)

activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel; Alex Toth
Inks:
Martin Naydel; Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder
Synopsis:
Instructions on how use the two pictures to simulate motion by flipping them.

Indexer Notes

The Johnny Thunder panels are lifted from an unidentified Johnny Thunder story.

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 members of DC's advisory board plus a list of currently published comics. THirty-one titles are listed.

KIds! Brushing Teeth is Fun with New Kolynos Injun Kap! (Table of Contents)

Kolynos Toothpaste / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Toothpaste ad.

The Long Arrow (Table of Contents)

Foley of the Fighting Fifth / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Lee Goldsmith
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time with Big Kits of Parts I Send You (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Greatest Value Ever Offered to Comics Readers! (Table of Contents)

Illinois Merchandise Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for wallet, ball point pen, key holder and pocket flashlight -- all for only $1.98 plus 15 cents tax and a few cents postage.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Cheyenne Justice!
    Johnny Thunder
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever Look for This Famous Symbol
    DC Comics
  3. 2. Cheyenne Justice
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. No Sewing Needed! Press 'em On!
    Bazooka Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Thrill to the punch-packed action of the fighting West!
    DC Comics
  6. 5. A Crown for Tony Barrett
    Overland Coach
  7. 6. Fake Fiddler Foiled
    Adventures of Sam Spade
  8. 7. Silent Star Wins His War Bonnet
  9. 8. [Star-pitch]
    Cactus Charlie's Western Dictionary
  10. 9. [You and three of your gang could pull this 896,000 pound steam locomotive.]
    Roller Skate Facts
  11. 10. The Case of the Rustled Mule
    Minstrel Maverick
  12. 11. Cookie
  13. 12. Cowboy Flips Starring Johnny Thunder
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
    DC Comics
  15. 14. KIds! Brushing Teeth is Fun with New Kolynos Injun Kap!
    Kolynos Toothpaste
  16. 15. The Long Arrow
    Foley of the Fighting Fifth
  17. 16. Learn Radio by Practicing in Spare Time with Big Kits of Parts I Send You
    National Radio Institute
  18. 17. Greatest Value Ever Offered to Comics Readers!
    Illinois Merchandise Mart
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  • Gene Reed
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