(August-September 1956)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

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

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Peter Porkchops Solves "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:
advocacy; 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

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

No dialogue in this story. 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

Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

U. S. Royals / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["The symbols in the Comicode represent letters..."] (Table of Contents)

Comicode / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

["Here are the prizes..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

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.

Starring...Blackie Bear (Table of Contents)

Animal Flips / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

"Wings" Winchester to the Rescue! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Winchester Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Very Special (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
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.

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Giant Beanstalk!
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Giant Beanstalk!
    Peter Panda
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    AMF Roadmaster
  5. 4. Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!"
    Peter Porkchops
  6. 5. Knights and Daze!
    Peter Panda
  7. 6. Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until...
    U. S. Royals
  8. 7. ["The symbols in the Comicode represent letters..."]
    Comicode
  9. 8. ["Here are the prizes..."]
  10. 9. A Time for Fun!
    Peter Panda
  11. 10. Starring...Blackie Bear
    Animal Flips
  12. 11. "Wings" Winchester to the Rescue!
    Winchester Roller Skates
  13. 12. Very Special
  14. 13. A Little Chicken for Foxy!
    Peter Panda
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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