(February-March 1959)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
? (photo)
Inks:
? (photo)
Colors:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Maurice Gosfield [as Pvt. Duane Doberman]

Indexer Notes

Photo is a reprint of a CBS network publicity still for The Phil Silvers Show.

The Magic Card (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
A group of kids find various interesting hobbies to pursue through their local library.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[How to Dispose of a Doberman] (Table of Contents)

Pvt. Doberman / comic story / 28 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Pvt. Duane Doberman; Sgt. Ernie Bilko; Col. John T. Hall; Cpl. Rocco Barbella; Sgt. Rupert Ridzik
Synopsis:
The camp is ordered to undergo a basic training refresher course and Col. Hall adds the incentive of a furlough for the company who scores highest. Knowing his unit has no chance with Doberman involved, Bilko arranges for Doberman to be off the post during the course. But Doberman won't leave.

[Tell It to the Marines] (Table of Contents)

Sea-Saws / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Shorty; Marie
Synopsis:
Seaman Shorty has doubts about the fidelity of his date.

[No Good Deed Goes Unpunished] (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
Characters:
Shorty; The Chief
Synopsis:
Seaman Shorty is reluctant to take credit for rescuing the ship's Chief Petty Officer.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Pvt. Doberman
  2. 1. The Magic Card
  3. 2. [How to Dispose of a Doberman]
    Pvt. Doberman
  4. 3. [Tell It to the Marines]
    Sea-Saws
  5. 4. [No Good Deed Goes Unpunished]
    Navy Blues
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  • Daniel Thingvold
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