(November 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1952-09-12
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from the on stand date reported in the Comic Magazine Publishing Report (George W. Dougherty, 1942 series) #129 (October 1952).


Tattoos of Doom (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
horror-suspense

Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Tattoos of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
On the skin of Leroy, the tattooed man, pictures appear which foreshadow doom. But it's all a trick to cover up robberies.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Here comes that new kid..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Nemesis from the Grave! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
While on a treasure hunt, Danvers murders his partner Rainier. His guilty conscience makes him see Rainier on different occasions. The police confront Danvers with an agent in a ghost suit to make him confess his crime.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Puppet's Revenge (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Two puppeteers hate each other. George kills Paul in a rage, but confesses to his crime later on.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

They Deal in Destiny (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
How astrologers influenced history throughout the centuries.

Tree of the Dead! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A date tree sprouts in New Orleans on the spot where a man has been murdered.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Grim Jester! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A city councilman plans the demise of the mayor who refuses to buy property from him. The councilman uses the involuntary help of a practical joker, having rigged a haunted house with special gimmicks.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Tattoos of Doom
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Tattoos of Doom!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Here comes that new kid..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics
  9. 8. Nemesis from the Grave!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  11. 10. Puppet's Revenge
  12. 11. They Deal in Destiny
  13. 12. Tree of the Dead!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  15. 14. The Grim Jester!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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