(August-September 1956)

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 Giant Beanstalk! (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; Janie Jones; Jimmy Jones
Keywords:
giants

The Giant Beanstalk! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy Jones; Janie Jones
Synopsis:
Peter and the kids grow a magic beanstalk and climb it to see the giant's castle, thinking that Jack took care of the giant long ago, but there's still a giant up there.
Keywords:
fairy tales; giants

The Case of the Careless Camper! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Smokey Bear (not named); Wolfie
Synopsis:
Peter and Smokey Bear search for the camper who left his campfire unattended, and of course, it's Wolfie.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this story.
Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Though Smokey Bear (mascot of the United States Forest Service) is not specifically named, he is wearing his familiar hat and performing his usual task of educating against forest fires.

Knights and Daze! (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Dronald Dragon
Synopsis:
Dronald asks Peter to help hm hide from a knight that is on a quest to catch a dragon.
Keywords:
knights

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Comicode / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

A Time for Fun! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy Jones; Janie Jones
Synopsis:
Peter and the kids travel to Practical Joker Land, where Jimmy learns that practical jokes are not so much fun when you're not the one planning them.

Blackie Bear (Table of Contents)

Animal Flips / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

Very Special (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Tommy Terrier; Perry Poodle

A Little Chicken for Foxy! (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Foxy Dan; Chicken Little
Synopsis:
Foxy Dan thinks it's funny to make Chicken Little think the sky is falling again and again.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Giant Beanstalk!
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. The Giant Beanstalk!
    Peter Panda
  3. 2. The Case of the Careless Camper!
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. Knights and Daze!
    Peter Panda
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Comicode
  6. 5. A Time for Fun!
    Peter Panda
  7. 6. Blackie Bear
    Animal Flips
  8. 7. Very Special
  9. 8. A Little Chicken for Foxy!
    Peter Panda
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