(April-May 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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 US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie

Be Sure of Your Facts! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown
Synopsis:
When the clubhouse boys jump to conclusions and believe Jim stole the club's money, Buzzy advises them to stay calm and double-check before making accusations.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appeared in DC comics cover-dated July 1959.

["Telegram for Peter Porkchops!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie
Synopsis:
Wolfie wants to win the ice skating contest over Peter even if he has to cheat.

["Ha-Ha! What a weak blow!"] (Table of Contents)

Roly and Poly / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Roly; Poly; Danny Dummox
Synopsis:
Roly and Poly try to go into business selling unbreakable umbrellas.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Danny Dotto / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Indexer Notes

connect-the-dots puzzle

["After gazing intently at this drawing..."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops Fun Shop / activity / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Indexer Notes

puzzles and games

["Perfect day for fishing!"] (Table of Contents)

The Tortoise and the Hare / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Harry Hare; Throckmorton Tortoise
Synopsis:
Harry tries several different ways to close down Throcky's bait shop.

["The names of 6 large birds are hidden..."] (Table of Contents)

Play "Boxes" / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

["It's what I do for my lost sweetie!"] (Table of Contents)

Picture Math / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

rebus

Fish Story (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops

["What a tragedy!"] (Table of Contents)

Doodles Duck / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Doodles Duck; Wilbur Mouse; Emma Mouse; Buttons Bunny
Synopsis:
When Doodles throws out the mice that live under his floor, they devise an elaborate scheme to get back inside.

["Say, Foxie, what's cooking?"] (Table of Contents)

The Fox and the Crow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
James F. Davis
Inks:
James F. Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Fox and the Crow (DC, 1952 series) #3

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Peter Porkchops
  2. 1. Be Sure of Your Facts!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. ["Telegram for Peter Porkchops!"]
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. ["Ha-Ha! What a weak blow!"]
    Roly and Poly
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Danny Dotto
  6. 5. ["After gazing intently at this drawing..."]
    Peter Porkchops Fun Shop
  7. 6. ["Perfect day for fishing!"]
    The Tortoise and the Hare
  8. 7. ["The names of 6 large birds are hidden..."]
    Play "Boxes"
  9. 8. ["It's what I do for my lost sweetie!"]
    Picture Math
  10. 9. Fish Story
    Peter Porkchops
  11. 10. ["What a tragedy!"]
    Doodles Duck
  12. 11. ["Say, Foxie, what's cooking?"]
    The Fox and the Crow
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