(December 1958-January 1959)

DC, 1958 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 (listed editor); Lawrence Nadle (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing

["Doberman! Stop playing with government property!"] (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Doberman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Duane Doberman; Sgt. Ernie Bilko
Synopsis:
Doberman has hold of a missile and isn't bright enough to know how to let go.

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Radio Controlled] (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Doberman / comic story / 25 pages (report information)

Script:
Cal Howard ?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Duane Doberman; Sgt. Ernie Bilko; Cpl. Rocco Barbella; Col. John T. Hall
Synopsis:
Doberman's latest invention accidentally intercepts control of an experimental radio-controlled robot jet plane. Bilko decides to use it to house his floating poker game. And when the government regains radio control, the jet and the poker game head for parts unknown.

Indexer Notes

Across 27 pages, but pages 8, 16, and 26 are on 2/3 of a page each.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Operation Blackhawks! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Hello. It's nice seeing visitors like you aboard!"] (Table of Contents)

Navy Blues / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; military
Synopsis:
A sailor makes an injudicious remark about the ship's captain in front of the captain's daughter.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the main story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Password: Leatherneck] (Table of Contents)

Word Maneuver / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
military
Synopsis:
Find the fifteen other words that can be spelled from the letters in the word "Leatherneck".

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 16 of the main story sequence.

Sharing -- The United Nations Way! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
A Mexican peasant extolls the virtues of the United Nations education programs.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 17 of the main story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / 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) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Doberman! Stop playing with government property!"]
    Pvt. Doberman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. [Radio Controlled]
    Pvt. Doberman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Operation Blackhawks!
    Blackhawk
  6. 5. ["Hello. It's nice seeing visitors like you aboard!"]
    Navy Blues
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. [Password: Leatherneck]
    Word Maneuver
  9. 8. Sharing -- The United Nations Way!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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