(November-December 1949)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Format:
Color; Standard Golden Age US; Saddle-Stitched; Was Ongoing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Wakely / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Inks:
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Colors:
Theda and Emerson Hall (photo)
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jimmy Wakely (photo); Johnny Wakely (photo)

Brings the sun indoors for swell snaps at night! (Table of Contents)

Kodak Cameras / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for the Kodak Brownie Flash Six-20 Camera. No price listed.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Contents Page (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Wakely / credits / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Trail of the Compass (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Wakely / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Hal Newhouser (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Hal Newhouser
Synopsis:
Highlights of Hal Newhouser's career coupled with a Wheaties ad.

Captain Tootsie Saves the Day! (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
C. C. Beck
Pencils:
C. C. Beck
Inks:
C. C. Beck
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Tootsie
Synopsis:
Ad for the BIG 1 Cent Tootsie Roll.

The Prize Pony (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Wakely and His Son Johnny / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Joe Giella; Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Evidence of inks by both Joe Giella and Sy Barry. These two were known to work together throughout the fifties on such titles as DC's Hopalong Cassidy. Gene Reed 2/22/2011

Yippee! Hooray! It Can't Be! It Must Be! It Is! (Table of Contents)

Bazooka Bubble Gum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Announcing the new Penny Bazooka Bubble Gum.

Hollywood's Top Adventure Star! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry?
Inks:
Raymond Perry?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Alan Ladd
Synopsis:
Ad for Alan Ladd #1.

Indexer Notes

Cover is a line-drawn version of the photo cover of Alan Ladd #1. There is strong evidence that production artist Raymond Perry did the line-drawn version for this ad.

The Sailor Who Hated the Sea (Table of Contents)

Kit Colby, Girl Sheriff / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Kit Colby

Mike Makes Money with Magic Pictures (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad promoting the decal transfers found in boxed of Shredded Wheat.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A list of members of DC's advisory board plus a list of currently published comics. Thirty-three titles are listed.

Arizona (Table of Contents)

Flag Facts / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
Basic facts about the state of Arizona and its flag.

Son of Vengeance (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Wakely / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
Raymond Perry
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Jimmy Wakely; Caleb Martin; Dab Calway
Synopsis:
Jimmy tries to stop a boy from taking revenge on a killer.

Pike's Peak Gold Rush (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Bob Lander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Sometime I Wish I Was Buffalo Bill (Table of Contents)

Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for bicycles mad by The Westfield Manufacturing Company.

The Secret of the Wooden Indian (Table of Contents)

Jimmy Wakely / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Spoiling the Gangsters' Scheme (Table of Contents)

U. S. Royal / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plasitno
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
U. S. Royal
Synopsis:
Ad for U. S. Royal Bicycle Tires.

I'll Help You Get a Daisy for Christmas, Partner! (Table of Contents)

Daisy BB Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Harman
Inks:
Fred Harman
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Ryder
Synopsis:
Ad for several different models of Daisy BB Guns.

The Hottest Style in Shoeleather! (Table of Contents)

Thom McAn Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad for the Chukka Boot from Thom McAn.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jimmy Wakely
  2. 1. Brings the sun indoors for swell snaps at night!
    Kodak Cameras
  3. 2. Contents Page
    Jimmy Wakely
  4. 3. The Trail of the Compass
    Jimmy Wakely
  5. 4. Hal Newhouser
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie Saves the Day!
    Captain Tootsie
  7. 6. The Prize Pony
    Jimmy Wakely and His Son Johnny
  8. 7. Yippee! Hooray! It Can't Be! It Must Be! It Is!
    Bazooka Bubble Gum
  9. 8. Hollywood's Top Adventure Star!
    Alan Ladd
  10. 9. The Sailor Who Hated the Sea
    Kit Colby, Girl Sheriff
  11. 10. Mike Makes Money with Magic Pictures
    Kellogg's Shredded Wheat
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
    DC Comics
  13. 12. Arizona
    Flag Facts
  14. 13. Son of Vengeance
    Jimmy Wakely
  15. 14. Pike's Peak Gold Rush
  16. 15. Sometime I Wish I Was Buffalo Bill
    Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike
  17. 16. The Secret of the Wooden Indian
    Jimmy Wakely
  18. 17. Spoiling the Gangsters' Scheme
    U. S. Royal
  19. 18. I'll Help You Get a Daisy for Christmas, Partner!
    Daisy BB Guns
  20. 19. The Hottest Style in Shoeleather!
    Thom McAn Shoes
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