(August-September 1951)

DC, 1948 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 editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
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
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Tops in Westerns! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Howard Sherman; Alex Toth; Jim McArdle; Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella; Howard Sherman; Sy Barry; Jim McArdle; Bernard Sachs
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Trigger Twins; Wyoming Kid; Johnny Thunder; Dale Evans; Jimmy Wakely
Synopsis:
Ads for All-Star Western #60, Western Comics #26, All-American Western #121; Dale Evans Comics #18 and Jimmy Wakely #12.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Tess; Tim; Popsicle Pete
Synopsis:
Ad for Popsicle products and premiums available for Popsicle wrappers and a small fee.

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)

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

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

Characters:
Bert Parks
Synopsis:
Ad for Vitalis Hair Tonic.
Keywords:
celebrity

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)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Schreiber
Pencils:
Bill Schreiber
Inks:
Bill Schreiber
Colors:
?
Letters:
Bill Schreiber

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Captain Tootsie
Synopsis:
Ad for for Tootsie Rolls and Tootsie Pops.

["Step right up, folks -"] (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

Synopsis:
Bubble gum ad.

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 currently published comics. Thirty-three titles are listed.

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)

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

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Jim Wise
Synopsis:
Ad for canvas shoes made by B. F. Goodrich and Hood Rubber Company.

[Hunting] (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)

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

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

Characters:
Neddy Nestle
Synopsis:
Candy ad.

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
Inks:
Joe Kubert
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:
typest

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

Cry of the White Stallion (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
western-frontier

["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)

Squeekie / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Wildroot Liquid Cream Shampoo.

Tomahawk! Symbol of the restless frontier. (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Fred Ray; Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Fred Ray; Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter
Synopsis:
Ads for Star Spangled Comics #119 and Tomahawk #6.

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
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Now! Get Genuine Walt Disney Masks on Weaties Boxes! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck; Cinderella; Mickey Mouse; Pinocchio; Dumbo; Lucifer; Brer Rabbit; Bambi
Synopsis:
Wheaties ad for Disney masks on the back of each Wheaties package.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

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
  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
  13. 12. [Hunting]
    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. Cry of the White Stallion
    Foley of the Fighting Fifth
  18. 17. ["Tex, this is your big scene!"]
    Tex
  19. 18. ["Fred said I look like a scarecrow."]
    Squeekie
  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 Weaties Boxes!
    Wheaties
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gene Reed
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