(November-December 1950)

DC, 1950 Series
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 editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Thunder Over Thailand (Table of Contents)

King Faraday / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
spy
Reprints:

Action! Thrills! Excitement! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Alan Ladd
Keywords:
celebrity

Indexer Notes

Found on the inside front cover.

Illustrated advertisement, with cover, for Alan Ladd #7.

Thunder over Thailand (Table of Contents)

King Faraday / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
King Faraday
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Reprint info by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-19. (Per Sandell ed.)

Saving the Farmer's Crop (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Thrills and Chills (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Ad for Strange Adventures #2.

Battle Flag of the Foreign Legion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Alex Toth

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Sergeant LeJac; John Douglas (an American Legionnaire); Desert Hawk (villain, commander of the Touregs, death); the Touregs (villains, all die)
Synopsis:
Sgt. LeJac leads his forces out into the desert to face the enemy force of Touregs......but mysteriously find them all dead, with the French Regimental flag flying over their bodies.....a flag carried into battle by American Legionnaire Douglas and who had been branded a coward!
Keywords:
Fort Valor; French Foreign Legion; Igidi (desert sands); La Belle (French Regimental flag); Mt. Tusido (extinct volcano)

Indexer Notes

The story is related by the La Belle.

For 20th Century Action...Get the 20th Century's Greatest Bike! (Table of Contents)

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Columbia Bicycles made by The Westfield Manufacturing Company.

["Brrrr...I'm Freezing!"] (Table of Contents)

Norton of the North / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Hy Rosen
Pencils:
Hy Rosen
Inks:
Hy Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Hy Rosen

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Norton has problems acclimating to cold weather.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

Danger Trail Prize Winners! (Table of Contents)

Danger Trail / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A list of the 25 winners of a one-year subscription to Danger Trail.

Hawaiian River God (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

["This Ought to Keep Those Durn Girls Away!"] (Table of Contents)

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson
Pencils:
Ray Thompson
Inks:
Ray Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Thompson

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Ad for Dubble Bubble bubble gum.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

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 DC's Advisory Board plus a list of current published titles.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

[The X-SP-1] (Table of Contents)

Slim Chance / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hy Rosen
Pencils:
Hy Rosen
Inks:
Hy Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Hy Rosen

Genre:
humor
Synopsis:
Slim tests a new jet.

Danger Trail Junction (Table of Contents)

Danger Trail / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff (likely)
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
King Faraday
Synopsis:
No letters from readers this time. There are three letters from the "authors" of "Battle Flag of the Foreign Legion," "Hawaiian River God," and "Ghost Ship of the South Seas." Letters are signed G.S., D.V.S. and L.L.

Indexer Notes

This letter column reads very much like Murray Boltinoff's letter columns of the mid-sixties.

The Ice Queen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy
Synopsis:
An explorer finds a girl encased in ice.
Reprints:

[Mosquitos!] (Table of Contents)

Colonel Cornwall / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Hy Rosen
Pencils:
Hy Rosen
Inks:
Hy Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Hy Rosen

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Colonel Cornwall

Ghost Ship of the South Seas (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

[A Ship!] (Table of Contents)

Two on the Isle / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Hy Rosen
Pencils:
Hy Rosen
Inks:
Hy Rosen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Hy Rosen

Genre:
humor

Overboard About It! (Table of Contents)

Nestle's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Neddy Nestle

Nature Loves a Nature-Lover (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Buzzy; Susie; Wolfie
Synopsis:
The kids learn about bats.

Last Chance to Get Daisy Handbook No. 2 (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Red Ryder; Little Beaver
Synopsis:
Coupon for ordering the Handbook and details on the new model Daisy BB guns.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

New silk-finish enlargement, ivory gold-tooled frame (Table of Contents)

Hollywood Film Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for photo enlargement and tinting services.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Thunder Over Thailand
    King Faraday
  2. 1. Action! Thrills! Excitement!
    Alan Ladd
  3. 2. Thunder over Thailand
    King Faraday
  4. 3. Saving the Farmer's Crop
    U. S. Royal
  5. 4. Thrills and Chills
    Strange Adventures
  6. 5. Battle Flag of the Foreign Legion
  7. 6. For 20th Century Action...Get the 20th Century's Greatest Bike!
    Columbia Bicycles
  8. 7. ["Brrrr...I'm Freezing!"]
    Norton of the North
  9. 8. Danger Trail Prize Winners!
    Danger Trail
  10. 9. Hawaiian River God
  11. 10. ["This Ought to Keep Those Durn Girls Away!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
    DC Comics
  13. 12. [The X-SP-1]
    Slim Chance
  14. 13. Danger Trail Junction
    Danger Trail
  15. 14. The Ice Queen
  16. 15. [Mosquitos!]
    Colonel Cornwall
  17. 16. Ghost Ship of the South Seas
  18. 17. [A Ship!]
    Two on the Isle
  19. 18. Overboard About It!
    Nestle's Crunch
  20. 19. Nature Loves a Nature-Lover
    Buzzy
  21. 20. Last Chance to Get Daisy Handbook No. 2
    Daisy BB Guns
  22. 21. New silk-finish enlargement, ivory gold-tooled frame
    Hollywood Film Studios
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