(November-December 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952-09-22
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Death Has Five Guesses! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Peril / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; 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
teen
Characters
Joe; Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown
Synopsis
Joe discovers you can't get what you want if you don't vote.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Death Has Five Guesses! (Table of Contents: 2)

Johnny Peril / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Inks
Sy Barry (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; horror-suspense
Characters
Johnny Peril
Synopsis
"Master adventurer" Johnny Peril is trapped inside a mansion with living dummies. He encounters actor Karl Kandor who wants to exchange his old body for Peril's young one by mind transfer.
Reprints

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

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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)

The Man Who Cried Werewolf! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta (signed)
Inks
John Giunta (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Synopsis
Three students rival for leading the class in supernatural science. Monica has found a formula to turn a man into a werewolf. Her boyfriend Dale drinks it, but nothing happens at first. At midnight he fantasizes about being a werewolf. Turns out he is the victim of a cruel hoax by jealous friend Hilton.

Indexer Notes

Werewolf is colored in green.

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

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

Crawling Cure (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How to get rid of demons by crawling through a narrow opening and thus leaving the demon behind.

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

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

Errand Ghosts (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Ghosts may urge humans to fulfill a mission.

The Greatest Prophecy Ever Made (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack E. Miller
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A brief story about Napoleon's rejected girlfriend.

The Tattooed Terror! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Richard Forman made a fortune with counterfeit money, but let his partner Burt Jorgens go to prison. Years later Jorgens is released and stalks Forman by tattooing him in his sleep with symbols foreboding strange accidents. Finally confronting Forman, Jorgens drowns him in the hotel swimming pool.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Big Town / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Sheaffer's / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Death Has Five Guesses!
    Johnny Peril
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "You Get What You Vote For!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Death Has Five Guesses!
    Johnny Peril
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  5. 4. ["Here comes that new kid..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Man Who Cried Werewolf!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Crawling Cure
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. Errand Ghosts
  12. 11. The Greatest Prophecy Ever Made
  13. 12. The Tattooed Terror!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Big Town
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    World's Finest Comics
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Sheaffer's
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