(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:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
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) (Expand) /

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

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.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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.

["Riddle: What can be found all over the house?"] (Table of Contents)

Fun Shop / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

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.

Binky's 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; advocacy
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.

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

["With your pencil conect all the dots, beginning at 1..."] (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) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Space Travelers!
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever
  3. 2. Space Travelers!
    Peter Panda
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Runaway!
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  6. 5. ["Riddle: What can be found all over the house?"]
    Fun Shop
  7. 6. Bridge Games!
    Peter Panda
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. Binky's Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas In Many Lands!"
    Binky
  10. 9. Three's a Crowd!
    Hop, Skip and Jump
  11. 10. Memory Test
  12. 11. ["With your pencil conect all the dots, beginning at 1..."]
    Danny Dotto
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. Paging Mr. Gulliver!
    Peter Panda
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
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