(April-May 1958)

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

[Jack and Jill-in-the-Box] (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Pretty Panda

The Secret of the Happy Pig! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Mervin Mouse; Wolfie
Synopsis:
Peter tells Mervin that the secret of really being happy is just to be yourself rather than trying to be like everyone else.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated January 1962.

Jack and Jill-in-the-Box (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
Synopsis:
Peter gives Pretty a jack-in-the-box for her birthday but she doesn't like it much until she gets a jill-in-the-box to go with it.

This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer; James F. Davis
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer; James F. Davis
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Sugar & Spike (DC, 1956 series) #15 and Real Screen Comics (DC, 1945 series) #121

The Boy Who Cried Wolf! (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; Janie
Synopsis:
When Jimmy keeps telling wild stories he is sent to Exaggeration Island.

Double Trouble (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; Pretty Panda; Foxy Dan; John J. Fox
Synopsis:
Everyone is confused when John J. Fox comes to town, because though he looks just like Foxy Dan, he is nice instead of nasty.

[Scare School Drop-Out] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Stanley
Synopsis:
Stanley's coach is very unhappy with him, but things work out later when Stanley accidentally captures some crows.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

title was assigned to the reprinted story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mickey Mars / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; science fiction

Indexer Notes

puzzle

The Happy Song (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
children

["Uh-oh!" "Oof!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
96

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Dronald Dragon; Drucilla Dragon
Synopsis:
Dronald tries to figure out how he should change so that Drucilla will like him better, but she insists that she likes him just the way he is.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Jack and Jill-in-the-Box]
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. The Secret of the Happy Pig!
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. Jack and Jill-in-the-Box
    Peter Panda
  4. 3. This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee...
  5. 4. The Boy Who Cried Wolf!
    Peter Panda
  6. 5. Double Trouble
    Peter Panda
  7. 6. [Scare School Drop-Out]
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Mickey Mars
  9. 8. The Happy Song
  10. 9. ["Uh-oh!" "Oof!"]
    Peter Panda
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