(February-March 1953)

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

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

Master Art Helper Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Friendship Week! Hmm..."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie
Synopsis:
Wolfie takes advantage of Friendship Week by getting Peter to share everything with him.

["They call me Ginger 'cause I snap!"] (Table of Contents)

Danny Dotto / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

connect-the-dots puzzle

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Tops in Comics! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Peter Porkchops / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1952
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G, Donenfeld, R. Liebowitz, S.U. Sampliner, J.S. Liebowitz & A.I. Menin as Trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, A.I. Menin & J.I. Golinko as Trustees for L. Liebowitz and J. Liebowitz, A. Donenfeld, F. Iger, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc,. all at 480 Lexington Avenue, New York 17, N.Y.

["Hey, Poly! Where did you get the parade?"] (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; Danny Dummox
Synopsis:
The boys trick Danny into buying a "reducing machine" they made at the junkyard.

["To whom does a man always remove his hat?"] (Table of Contents)

Rudy Riddles / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["These five letters arranged properly will spell the name of a well-known animal!"] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

puzzles, quizzes, and fun facts

[""What's wrong, Cheesy? You look angry!"] (Table of Contents)

Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse / comic story / 4.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Cheesy the Mouse; Custer Cat
Synopsis:
Cheesy's plans to get Custer to leave town don't work out.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Poor Pud-" "He's got to shovel the driveway..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!" (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Superboy and his friends agree that Christmas and Hanukkah are about family togetherness and not about expensive presents.

Why the Buffalo Roams (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Synopsis:
Bill Buffalo is trying to find his way back to Texas.

["I sure would like some cake!"] (Table of Contents)

The Tortoise and the Hare / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Harry Hare; Throckmorton Tortoise
Synopsis:
Harry goes to great trouble to get his hands on a cake that Throckmorton is carrying.

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

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

["A western animal!"] (Table of Contents)

Let's Name It / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Pacific Manta] (Table of Contents)

Nature Wonderland / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; nature

Indexer Notes

fun facts

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Peter Porkchops
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  3. 2. ["Friendship Week! Hmm..."]
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. ["They call me Ginger 'cause I snap!"]
    Danny Dotto
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  6. 5. Tops in Comics!
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Peter Porkchops
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. ["Hey, Poly! Where did you get the parade?"]
    Roly and Poly
  9. 8. ["To whom does a man always remove his hat?"]
    Rudy Riddles
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  11. 10. ["These five letters arranged properly will spell the name of a well-known animal!"]
    Fun Shop
  12. 11. [""What's wrong, Cheesy? You look angry!"]
    Custer Cat and Cheesy the Mouse
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. ["Poor Pud-" "He's got to shovel the driveway..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. Superboy Talks About... "The Holiday Spirit!"
    Superboy
  17. 16. Why the Buffalo Roams
  18. 17. ["I sure would like some cake!"]
    The Tortoise and the Hare
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  20. 19. ["A western animal!"]
    Let's Name It
  21. 20. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  22. 21. [Pacific Manta]
    Nature Wonderland
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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