(February-March 1955)

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

Space Travelers! (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy; Jane
Keywords:
Milky Way; outer space

Now More Than Ever (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for DC comics; includes cover art for My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1956 series) #1; Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #38; Mutt & Jeff (DC, 1939 series) #76; Peter Porkchops (DC, 1949 series) #34

Space Travelers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jane; Jimmy
Synopsis:
Jimmy builds a rocket from a model kit and he and Jane fly off in it, landing on a nearby movie set that they think is the moon.

The Runaway! (Table of Contents)

Stanley the Timid Scarecrow / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Stanley
Synopsis:
Tired to being laughed at by all the farm animals because he is afraid of crows, Stanley runs away from home but finds that the outside world if even more frightening.

Bridge Games! (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / comic story / 3.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Peter Panda; Foxy Dan; Jimmy; Jane; Bertram Beaver
Synopsis:
Foxy Dan blows up a bridge so that he can build a new one and charge a toll to cross it.
Keywords:
dynamite

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1954
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., I. Donenfeld, all at 480 Lexington Avenue, New York 17, N.Y.

Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas In Many Lands!" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
short information on global Christmas customs accompanied by illustrations

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly; later appears in DC comics cover-dated February 1964

Three's a Crowd! (Table of Contents)

Hop, Skip, and Jump / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Hop; Skip; Jump; Mrs. Blue Jay; Wilmot Weasel
Synopsis:
The frogs help Mrs. Blue Jay get her egg back from Wilmot Weasel.

[no title indexed] (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

Memory Test (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Paging Mr. Gulliver! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy; Jane
Synopsis:
Jimmy scoffs at the story of Gulliver in Lilliput, but later he dreams that he is captured and imprisoned by the Lilliputians.
Keywords:
dream; Gulliver's Travels; Lilliput
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Space Travelers!
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever
  3. 2. Space Travelers!
    Peter Panda
  4. 3. The Runaway!
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  5. 4. Bridge Games!
    Peter Panda
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas In Many Lands!"
    Binky
  8. 7. Three's a Crowd!
    Hop, Skip, and Jump
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Danny Dotto
  10. 9. Memory Test
  11. 10. Paging Mr. Gulliver!
    Peter Panda
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