(December 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.; then standard Silver Age U.S.; then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #242, 269, 275, 280)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Editor credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records dated 1952/08/07, provided by DC Comics.


["Never mind me, boys! Blow the bridge sky-high!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:
Keywords:
Korean War

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Battle Souvenir! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lennie Stevens; the Sarge; Mildred
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superman

Baby Face! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Kantor
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Lander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Joe Sears
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Strafing, AWOL, Barrack Life] (Table of Contents: 8)

This Ain't the Army! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; war

Indexer Notes

A humorous look at army life.

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

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

[Wednesday July 9] (Table of Contents: 10)

Private Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; war

Indexer Notes

Four single panel gags detailing army life.

T.N.T. Bouquet! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Reed
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Frank; Jim
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Title and credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Crew Chief (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (spot illustration)
Inks:
? (spot illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Now More Than Ever- (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Action Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Ranger! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
Eugene Hughes
Inks:
Eugene Hughes
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Corporal Bolin; the Sarge
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / 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) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Never mind me, boys! Blow the bridge sky-high!"]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. Battle Souvenir!
  4. 3. ["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
  7. 6. Baby Face!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. [Strafing, AWOL, Barrack Life]
    This Ain't the Army!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. [Wednesday July 9]
    Private Diary
  12. 11. T.N.T. Bouquet!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. Crew Chief
  15. 14. Now More Than Ever-
    Action Comics
  16. 15. Ranger!
  17. 16. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Arthur Lortie
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