(August-September 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

The Flying Carpet! (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jane; Jimmy

Flying Carpet! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
44

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy; Jane; Foxy Dan
Synopsis:
Peter gets a flying carpet from his friend the Sultan of Oompah, but Foxy Dan steals it.

[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 ?

Hectic Hayride! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy
Characters:
Stanley
Synopsis:
Farmer Brown's animals decide to go on a picnic when he is away and Stanley isn't sure whether he should go along.

Never Underestimate a New Idea! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs; Orville Wright; Wilbur Wright
Synopsis:
Binky advises Allergy not to give up on thinking of a new idea to win the soap box derby by reminding him of famous inventors who persevered in their plans.
Keywords:
Wright Brothers

Indexer Notes

Published "in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations."

A Present for Cinderella! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
46

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jane; Jimmy; Humpty Dumpty; Simple Simon; Puss-in-Boots; Old Mother Hubbard; Big Bad Wolf; Pied Piper; Old King Cole; Little Bo-Peep; Prince Charming
Synopsis:
Jimmy finds Cinderella's glass slipper, so Peter and the kids travel to Storyland to return it to the Prince so he can continue his search for Cinderella.
Keywords:
fairy tales

Surprise Ending (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

Carnival Daze! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Hop; Skip; Jump; Mrs. Bluejay
Synopsis:
The frog brothers get themselves in trouble when they go to a carnival for the first time.

We Point with Pride to Our Hall of Trophies! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

announcement of the awarding of the U.S. Treasury Distinguished Service Award to National (Superman-DC) Comics for producing the short film "Stamp Day for Superman" which encouraged school children to buy U.S. Savings Stamps

Lost on Adventure Mountain! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
40

Genre:
children; fantasy
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy; Jane
Synopsis:
Jimmy and Jane get into an argument while on a hike with Peter, and Jimmy goes off by himself. He learns his lesson when he gets lost at night.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Flying Carpet!
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. Flying Carpet!
    Peter Panda
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Scrambled Squares
  4. 3. Hectic Hayride!
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  5. 4. Never Underestimate a New Idea!
    Binky
  6. 5. A Present for Cinderella!
    Peter Panda
  7. 6. Surprise Ending
  8. 7. Carnival Daze!
    Hop, Skip and Jump
  9. 8. We Point with Pride to Our Hall of Trophies!
  10. 9. Lost on Adventure Mountain!
    Peter Panda
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