(January-February 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

indicia reads: Rex the Wonder Dog.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rex / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Loads of Fun Ahead with Gifts Like These (Table of Contents)

Kodak Cameras / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Kodak Camera kits. Prices range from $14.95 to $36.75.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Trail of the Flower of Evil (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Sy Barry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
animal; crime
Characters:
Rex; Danny Dennis; Philip Dennis

Indexer Notes

Letters credit from Rodrigo Baeza via the GCD Chat List (13 August 2007)

["Even when I mess up a crook's hair..."] (Table of Contents)

Charlie Wild Private Detective / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
Charlie Wild
Synopsis:
Ad for Wildroot Cream-Oil Hair Tonic.

Johnny Lujack Ace Quarterback Chicago Bears (Table of Contents)

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
John Lujack
Synopsis:
Wheaties ad.

["Here comes the matador!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Synopsis:
Bubble gum ad.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
A list of DC's advisory board members plus a list of currently published comics. Thirty-nine titles are listed. Also a plug for A Date with Judy, broadcast Saturday mornings on ABC-TV.

The Killer Bear (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Riddle Me This (Table of Contents)

Necco Assorted Wafers / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Candy ad.

Now's the Time to Ask for a Schwinn (Table of Contents)

Schwinn Black Phantom / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
An ad showcasing the features of the new Schwinn Black Phantom, available from Arnold, Schwinn & Company.

["A dog wags his tail..."] (Table of Contents)

The Canine Corner / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Miscellaneous facts about dogs.

Jim Prentice New Amazing Electric Football (Table of Contents)

The Electric Game Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Characters:
Jim Prentice
Synopsis:
Ad for an electric football game that includes an Everyready battery and lamps. Available at toy stores ot by mail.

The Rockies -- Nature's Stronghold (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A short article about the geographical features of the Rocky Mountains and the animals that can be found there.

Rex -- Forest Ranger (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Rex; Danny Dennis

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents)

Wheaties / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
sports
Synopsis:
Cereal ad.

The Cat-Like Civet (Table of Contents)

Little Stanley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the civet and the springbok.

Boys! Girls! Hurry! Get Your Beautiful U. S. Military Ring and Bracelet (Table of Contents)

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Premiums available for a small charge plus the covers of Smith Brothers Cough Drops boxes.

Collie/Bull Terrier/Samoyede (Table of Contents)

Dog Data / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about three breeds of dogs.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Phoo on Goo! (Table of Contents)

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Bert Parks
Synopsis:
Hair tonic ad.
Keywords:
celebrity

Share with Others! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

New Double Gift Idea! (Table of Contents)

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Red Ryder; Little Beaver
Synopsis:
Ad for Daisy Air Rifles and a coupon for an NRA membership.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rex
  2. 1. Loads of Fun Ahead with Gifts Like These
    Kodak Cameras
  3. 2. Trail of the Flower of Evil
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. ["Even when I mess up a crook's hair..."]
    Charlie Wild Private Detective
  5. 4. Johnny Lujack Ace Quarterback Chicago Bears
    What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
  6. 5. ["Here comes the matador!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. The Killer Bear
  9. 8. Riddle Me This
    Necco Assorted Wafers
  10. 9. Now's the Time to Ask for a Schwinn
    Schwinn Black Phantom
  11. 10. ["A dog wags his tail..."]
    The Canine Corner
  12. 11. Jim Prentice New Amazing Electric Football
    The Electric Game Company
  13. 12. The Rockies -- Nature's Stronghold
  14. 13. Rex -- Forest Ranger
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  15. 14. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  16. 15. The Cat-Like Civet
    Little Stanley
  17. 16. Boys! Girls! Hurry! Get Your Beautiful U. S. Military Ring and Bracelet
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  18. 17. Collie/Bull Terrier/Samoyede
    Dog Data
  19. 18. Phoo on Goo!
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  20. 19. Share with Others!
    Superboy
  21. 20. New Double Gift Idea!
    Daisy Air Rifles
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  • Gene Reed
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