(June-July 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

The Magic Top (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Janie; Jimmy

The Magic Top! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
97

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Jimmy; Janie
Synopsis:
Jimmy learns a lesson when his old rusty top turns out to be magic.

["When Indians referred to the white man's..."] (Table of Contents)

Western Facts / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis:
Humans have managed to copy some of the best protective attributes of animals.

Indexer Notes

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

Big Splash! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
114

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Pretty Panda; Percy Panda
Synopsis:
Pretty's annoying cousin Percy is rude to Peter and Pretty.

Glad to See You! (Table of Contents)

Sgt, Bilko's Pvt. Doberman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military

Indexer Notes

house ad for Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman (DC, 1958 series) #1

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Danny Dotto / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

connect-the-dots puzzle

Scared Scarecrows! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
25

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Stanley Scarecrow; Pop Scarecrow
Synopsis:
Stanley may be afraid of crows, but he's not afraid of other scarecrows who make fun of him.

The Master and His Slave (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:
Perry Poodle

Fox in Sheep's Clothing! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
122

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Black Sheep; Foxy Dan
Synopsis:
Peter has to find Black Sheep's three bags of wool, which were stolen by Foxy Dan.
Keywords:
counting sheep; nursery rhymes

["Do you want to see the crazy camel hop about?"] (Table of Contents)

Trixy the Magic Monkey / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

quizzes and puzzles

Love in Bloom! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
98

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Panda; Dronald Dragon; Drucilla Dragon
Synopsis:
Peter scoffs when Dronald consults a crystal ball to find out if Drucilla loves him.
Keywords:
crystal balls
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Magic Top
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. The Magic Top!
    Peter Panda
  3. 2. ["When Indians referred to the white man's..."]
    Western Facts
  4. 3. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  5. 4. Big Splash!
    Peter Panda
  6. 5. Glad to See You!
    Sgt, Bilko's Pvt. Doberman
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Danny Dotto
  8. 7. Scared Scarecrows!
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  9. 8. The Master and His Slave
  10. 9. Fox in Sheep's Clothing!
    Peter Panda
  11. 10. ["Do you want to see the crazy camel hop about?"]
    Trixy the Magic Monkey
  12. 11. Love in Bloom!
    Peter Panda
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