(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:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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

Buzzy Says "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:
advocacy; 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.

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

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["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.

"Lucky" Luden's and His Pal Go Exploring in a Haunted House... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Luden's Wild Cherry Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Gee! A new boy!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Did you ever chew a dog biscuit? It's great!"] (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.

Can You Find 6 Large Birds (Table of Contents)

Play "Boxes" / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

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

Out of This World; Necco / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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 / 5.75 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.

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Peter Porkchops
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. ["Telegram for Peter Porkchops!"]
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  5. 4. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  6. 5. ["Ha-Ha! What a weak blow!"]
    Roly and Poly
  7. 6. "Lucky" Luden's and His Pal Go Exploring in a Haunted House...
    Luden's Wild Cherry Cough Drops
  8. 7. ["Gee! A new boy!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  9. 8. ["Did you ever chew a dog biscuit? It's great!"]
    Danny Dotto
  10. 9. ["After gazing intently at this drawing..."]
    Peter Porkchops Fun Shop
  11. 10. ["Perfect day for fishing!"]
    The Tortoise and the Hare
  12. 11. Can You Find 6 Large Birds
    Play "Boxes"
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  14. 13. ["It's what I do for my lost sweetie!"]
    Picture Math
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. Fish Story
    Peter Porkchops
  17. 16. ["What a tragedy!"]
    Doodles Duck
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  19. 18. ["Say, Foxie, what's cooking?"]
    The Fox and the Crow
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  21. 20. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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