(October-November 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

["Bombardier to pilot! Mission accomplished"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

What Do You Know About Other People? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs; Lucy Biggs; Mr. Biggs; Mrs. Biggs
Synopsis:
The French exchange student that has been living with Binky's family teaches them a lesson about how people from other cultures see each other.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations

["Why the fancy duds, Pete?"] (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 tries to get a free meal by pretending to be General Zongo, the man that Peter's club is honoring with a fancy dinner.

Out of This World (Table of Contents)

Necco wafers / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Some of Superman's Best Friends Are Squirrels! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Superman; Nutsy Squirrel

Indexer Notes

house ad for Peter Porkchops (DC, 1949 series) #18, Hollywood Funny Folks (DC, 1950 series) #49, and The Fox and the Crow (DC, 1952 series) #6

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

filler / pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Listing of DC's Editorial Advisory Board: Dr. Lauretta Bender, Josette Frank, Dr. W. W. D. Sones and Dr. S. Harcourt Peppard, listing of DC titles and spot promotion for A Date With Judy on the American Broadcasting Company.

["What does a housekeeper look for, yet hate to find?"] (Table of Contents)

Rudy Riddles / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["Groan! Moan! Gasp! Glug!"] (Table of Contents)

The Tortoise and the Hare / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Harry Hare; Throckmorton Tortoise
Synopsis:
Harry pretends to be sick with appetitis, which can only be cured by eating vast amounts of food.

["Put this box of Fleer's Dubble Bubble gum in the vault."] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Pud

["It's usually outside your apartment!"] (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

word puzzle

["Ooh, Uncle Doodles -- there's my little friends!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Doodles Duck; Lemuel Duck
Synopsis:
Doodles tries to get Lemuel and his friends to play quieter games, but things don't work out as planned.

[I wish he'd get interested in a girl and start using Wildroot Cream-Oil!] (Table of Contents)

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil with gag cartoon

["With your pencil, darken every space..."] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Peter Porkchops

Indexer Notes

puzzles and quizzes

["What are you doing, egghead?"] (Table of Contents)

Nip and Chip / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Nip; Chip; Uncle Boppo
Synopsis:
Chip pretends to be Nip's rich Uncle Boppo from Kalamazoo, but then the real Uncle Boppo shows up unexpectedly.

Sticks and Stones (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie [A. Wolf]; Director Prentiss Parrot
Synopsis:
Peter becomes a movie star.

[The Common Scallop!] (Table of Contents)

Animal Wonderland / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Things sure are dull around here!"] (Table of Contents)

Roly and Poly / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Roly; Poly; Farmer Gribble
Synopsis:
The boys are bored, so they get into trouble that lands them in jail, which is even more boring.

Tootsie Rolls' Great Big Contest (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? (promo copy)
Letters:
typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. ["Bombardier to pilot! Mission accomplished"]
    Peter Porkchops
  2. 1. What Do You Know About Other People?
    Binky
  3. 2. ["Why the fancy duds, Pete?"]
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. Out of This World
    Necco wafers
  5. 4. Some of Superman's Best Friends Are Squirrels!
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. ["What does a housekeeper look for, yet hate to find?"]
    Rudy Riddles
  8. 7. ["Groan! Moan! Gasp! Glug!"]
    The Tortoise and the Hare
  9. 8. ["Put this box of Fleer's Dubble Bubble gum in the vault."]
  10. 9. ["It's usually outside your apartment!"]
    Picture Math
  11. 10. ["Ooh, Uncle Doodles -- there's my little friends!"]
    Doodles Duck
  12. 11. [I wish he'd get interested in a girl and start using Wildroot Cream-Oil!]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  13. 12. ["With your pencil, darken every space..."]
    Fun Shop
  14. 13. ["What are you doing, egghead?"]
    Nip and Chip
  15. 14. Sticks and Stones
    Peter Porkchops
  16. 15. [The Common Scallop!]
    Animal Wonderland
  17. 16. ["Things sure are dull around here!"]
    Roly and Poly
  18. 17. Tootsie Rolls' Great Big Contest
    Tootsie Roll
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