(October-November 1951)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc. [not printed on item]
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whiney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.; Later Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Swamp Spirit of the Seminoles (Table of Contents)

Strong Bow / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Strong Bow

Lost- A Free Education (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor; teen

Swamp Spirit of the Seminoles (Table of Contents)

Strong Bow / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Strong Bow; Princess Hinaha; Gonquin

Indian Ceremonial Dance (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This is more likely the work of Sol Harrison on script, pencils and inks. Nicolosi does not appear to have done fillers prior to 1953. Waldinger does not appear until about 1954.

Goo is Throo! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Bert Parks
Synopsis:
Ad for Vitalis Hair Cream.

Sensational Offer! Not 2-Not 4-But 8 Walt Disney Comic Books (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mickey Mouse; Goofy; Donald Duck
Synopsis:
Four sets of Disney mini-comics offered as premiums available from Wheaties cereal. Each set is 15 cents plus one boxtop.

Don Caballero Meets the Jackal (Table of Contents)

Don Caballero / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Don Caballero; The Jackal

On the Hayride (Table of Contents)

Squeekie / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Squeekie; Kate; Bill
Synopsis:
Ad for Wildroot Liquid Cream Shampoo.

Kids! Free! At No Extra Cost! Latest Type Jet Fighte Planes! (Table of Contents)

Kellogg's Raisin Brain / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
New premiums available in each box of Raisin Bran.

The Big Step (Table of Contents)

Roving Ranger / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher?
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Roving Ranger; Rio Kid; Joe Sully

How To Make Woodland Moccasins (Table of Contents)

Western Album / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits verified by copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from E. Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

Linda Wins for Captain Tootsie (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Captain Tootsie; Linda
Synopsis:
Ad for Tootsie Roll, Tootsie Pops, Tootsie Caramel and Tootsie Fudge.

["What's the line-up for?"] (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:
List of DC's advisory board plus a list of currently published comics. Thirty-three titles are listed.

Ropes in Retirement (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Secret of the Silver Guns (Table of Contents)

Trigger Twins / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Walt Trigger; Wayne Trigger; Big Tad Stevens; Linda Grey; Mason; Gunsmith Harvey

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics [December 2007].

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Cartoon Criss Cross / activity / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Now - Walt Disney Character Masks on Wheaties Boxes (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Donald Duck; Cinderella; Mickey Mouse; Dumbo; Pinocchio; Brer Rabbit; Bambi; Lucifer
Synopsis:
Ad for masks on the back of Wheaties cereal boxes.

Jim and Betty Solve the Mystery of Pete's Fortune (Table of Contents)

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jim; Betty; Pete
Synopsis:
Ad to recruit salespeople for Cloverine Brand Salve produced by Wilson Chemical Co.

How to Fix Any Part of Any Car (Table of Contents)

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for auto repair manual. Everything you need to know to repair 800 car models.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Timber! (Table of Contents)

R. C. and Quickie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
R. C.; Quickie
Synopsis:
Ad for Royal Crown Cola.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Swamp Spirit of the Seminoles
    Strong Bow
  2. 1. Lost- A Free Education
    Binky
  3. 2. Swamp Spirit of the Seminoles
    Strong Bow
  4. 3. Indian Ceremonial Dance
  5. 4. Goo is Throo!
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  6. 5. Sensational Offer! Not 2-Not 4-But 8 Walt Disney Comic Books
    Wheaties
  7. 6. Don Caballero Meets the Jackal
    Don Caballero
  8. 7. On the Hayride
    Squeekie
  9. 8. Kids! Free! At No Extra Cost! Latest Type Jet Fighte Planes!
    Kellogg's Raisin Brain
  10. 9. The Big Step
    Roving Ranger
  11. 10. How To Make Woodland Moccasins
    Western Album
  12. 11. Linda Wins for Captain Tootsie
    Captain Tootsie
  13. 12. ["What's the line-up for?"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  14. 13. Editorial Advisory Board
    DC Comics
  15. 14. Ropes in Retirement
  16. 15. Secret of the Silver Guns
    Trigger Twins
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Cartoon Criss Cross
  18. 17. Now - Walt Disney Character Masks on Wheaties Boxes
    Wheaties
  19. 18. Jim and Betty Solve the Mystery of Pete's Fortune
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  20. 19. How to Fix Any Part of Any Car
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  21. 20. Timber!
    R. C. and Quickie
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