(November 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-09-10
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 copyright registration. On-sale date of September 12 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)

[no title indexed] (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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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