(August-September 1951)

DC, 1948 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1951
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

The Unmasking of Johnny Thunder! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder
Reprints:

Tops in Westerns! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Unmasking of Johnny Thunder (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder [John Tane]; Ma Pecos; Sheriff Tane; Arroyo Gang
Synopsis:
When the Arroyo Gang kidnaps Sheriff Tane, Johnny Thunder thinks they must have killed his father, and tells the townsfolk that he is really Sheriff Tane's son. Johnny takes out the whole Arroyo Gang single-handedly and happily finds his father alive. But his secret identity remains safe, as everyone assumes he was only honoring Sheriff Tane by his earlier declaration.
Reprints:

Tess and Tim Help Stake a Claim (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Popsicle Kids in Nevada Bad Lands / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bird Houses (Table of Contents)

Western Album / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Sol Harrison
Pencils:
Sol Harrison
Inks:
Sol Harrison
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sol Harrison

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Drawings and explanation of different bird houses.

No More Goo! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Vitalis Hair Tonic / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Vengeance Trail! (Table of Contents)

Overland Coach / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tony Barrett

Captain Tootsie Silences Rattler (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Step right up, folks..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Two-Gun Editor! (Table of Contents)

Minstrel Maverick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Harmony Hayes

Cornered in the Corral! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["But you promised to take me hunting with you, Big Teepee!"] (Table of Contents)

Big Teepee and Li'l Teepee / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Big Teepee; Li'l Teepee

Neat Treat (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Case of the Guilty Hangman (Table of Contents)

Epics of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Kubert
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier

Name Your Brand (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis:
An explanation of brands use on cattle.

War Cry of the White Stallion! (Table of Contents)

Foley of the Fighting 5th / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Reprints:

["Tex, this is your big scene!"] (Table of Contents)

Tex / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; western-frontier
Characters:
Tex

["Fred said I look like a scarecrow..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Squeekie!; Wildroot Liquid Cream Shampoo / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Tomahawk! Symbol of the restless frontier..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Sweet Land of Liberty! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Wheaties Boxes! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Unmasking of Johnny Thunder!
    Johnny Thunder
  2. 1. Tops in Westerns!
    DC Comics
  3. 2. The Unmasking of Johnny Thunder
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. Tess and Tim Help Stake a Claim
    Popsicle Kids in Nevada Bad Lands
  5. 4. Bird Houses
    Western Album
  6. 5. No More Goo!
    Vitalis Hair Tonic
  7. 6. Vengeance Trail!
    Overland Coach
  8. 7. Captain Tootsie Silences Rattler
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["Step right up, folks..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
    DC Comics
  11. 10. Two-Gun Editor!
    Minstrel Maverick
  12. 11. Cornered in the Corral!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  13. 12. ["But you promised to take me hunting with you, Big Teepee!"]
    Big Teepee and Li'l Teepee
  14. 13. Neat Treat
    Nestle's Crunch
  15. 14. The Case of the Guilty Hangman
    Epics of the Texas Rangers
  16. 15. Name Your Brand
  17. 16. War Cry of the White Stallion!
    Foley of the Fighting 5th
  18. 17. ["Tex, this is your big scene!"]
    Tex
  19. 18. ["Fred said I look like a scarecrow..."]
    Squeekie!; Wildroot Liquid Cream Shampoo
  20. 19. ["Tomahawk! Symbol of the restless frontier..."]
    Tomahawk
  21. 20. Sweet Land of Liberty!
    Peter Porkchops
  22. 21. Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Wheaties Boxes!
    Wheaties
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