(December 1953-January 1954)

DC, 1953 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 Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Missing Chimp (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy; Jane; Charlie Chimpanzee

Know Your Community! (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
Synopsis:
Binky encourages his schoolmates to find out more about how they can help things get better in their town.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Missing Chimp (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jane; Jimmy; Foxy Dan; Chester the Chimpanzee; George the Giraffe; Leo Rex; Charlie the Chimpanzee
Synopsis:
When Peter, Jane, and Jimmy visit the zoo, they meet Charlie the Chimpanzee, who is very sad and lonesome because his twin brother Charlie was left behind in Africa. Peter and the kids decide to go to Africa to find Charlie, and Foxy Dan tags along in disguise so that he can collect the reward that the zookeerper has offered.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Scrambled Squares / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson (signed)
Inks:
Ray Thompson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
children
Characters:
Pud
Synopsis:
Pud blows a big bubble, impressing everyone more than an Indian snake charmer.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dotto Zoo / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Danny Dotto

Indexer Notes

connect-the-dots puzzle

["The female fiddler crab has pincers..."] (Table of Contents)

Nature Wonderland / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

fun facts

Who Has the Brightest Nose in the Whole Wide World? (Table of Contents)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

house ad for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (DC, 1950 series) #[4 1953], on sale October 9

Flying Low (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

School Daze! (Table of Contents)

Stanley the Timid Scarecrow / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Stanley; Stanley's dad; Gus Gobbler
Synopsis:
Stanley's father asks Gus Gobbler to train Stanley not to be frightened of crows. Stanley is assigned to bring back a crow's tail feather to prove he is getting over his fear.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Missing Chimp
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. Know Your Community!
    Binky
  3. 2. The Missing Chimp
    Peter Panda
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Scrambled Squares
  5. 4. ["He's the first snake charmer we've seen in India."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dotto Zoo
  7. 6. ["The female fiddler crab has pincers..."]
    Nature Wonderland
  8. 7. Who Has the Brightest Nose in the Whole Wide World?
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  9. 8. Flying Low
  10. 9. School Daze!
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
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