(June-July 1957)

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:
Whitnew 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 Runaway Gingerbread Boy (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; Pretty Panda; Gingerbread Boy; Foxy Dan

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

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

The Runaway Gingerbread Boy! (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; Pretty Panda (introduction); Foxy Dan; Gingerbread Boy; Mr. Gingerbread; Mrs. Gingerbread
Synopsis:
Peter gains an ally when he meets Pretty Panda, who helps him pursue Foxy Dan and save a gingerbread boy from being eaten.

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

False Alarm (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
87

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Foxy Dan
Synopsis:
Foxy Dan is jealous when Peter is appointed a look-out for forest fires, but in trying to outsmart Peter he sets his own house on fire.

["The black bear can climb a tree..."] (Table of Contents)

Young Buffalo Billy / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

fun facts

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Trip to Nosey Land (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; Jimmy Jones; Janie Jones
Synopsis:
Jimmy disobeys a "Keep Out" sign and finds himself in Nosey Land, and Peter and Janie follow him to bring him home.

["If yer expectin' mountain lions..."] (Table of Contents)

Cactus Charlie's Scrambled Squares / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

drawing puzzle

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

Winchester Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Birds of a Feather (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
23

Genre:
children
Characters:
Stanley Scarecrow; Pop Scarecrow; Chauncey Crow
Synopsis:
Chauncey convinces Stanley that they must be cousins because "scarecrow" has the word "crow" in it.

Worldwide Adventures in Science! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
several scientific questions to be explored by an international conference of scientists in July 1957

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Rainbow Wish (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Chucky Chipmunk; Story Teller

Rock 'n' Roll (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
73

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Dronald Dragon; Drucilla Dragon; Pretty Panda
Synopsis:
Dronald wants to serenade Drucilla but he sings very badly, and even Peter and Pretty can't help him.
Keywords:
dragons

You'll Want to Join Up with Sgt. Bilko (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Runaway Gingerbread Boy
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Runaway Gingerbread Boy!
    Peter Panda
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  5. 4. False Alarm
    Peter Panda
  6. 5. ["The black bear can climb a tree..."]
    Young Buffalo Billy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. A Trip to Nosey Land
    Peter Panda
  9. 8. ["If yer expectin' mountain lions..."]
    Cactus Charlie's Scrambled Squares
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Winchester Roller Skates
  11. 10. Birds of a Feather
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  12. 11. Worldwide Adventures in Science!
  13. 12. Rainbow Wish
  14. 13. Rock 'n' Roll
    Peter Panda
  15. 14. You'll Want to Join Up with Sgt. Bilko
    Sgt. Bilko
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. 100 Toy Soldiers
    Josely Co.
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