(December 1952-January 1953)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952-10-29
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 US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Killer Bait! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
David Kahn
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Inks
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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: 3) (Expand) /

Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum / 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)

Superman / 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
Synopsis
Superman convinces a group of children to contribute their movie money to UNICEF.

Battle Ghost! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Bernstein
Pencils
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
One very cold 6 A.M...
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

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

[Army Tank, Amphibious Troops, Replacement, Troop Train] (Table of Contents: 10)

This Ain't the Army / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor

Secret Weapon! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Eugene Hughes
Inks
Eugene Hughes
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Fighting Engineer (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Text with illo.

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

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Sniper! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
David Kahn
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Bob Lander
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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.

[Monday October 6] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

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

Genre
humor

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

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

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Novelty Mart
  3. 2. Killer Bait!
  4. 3. ["Whoopee! This is the real wild West!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
    Superman
  7. 6. Battle Ghost!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["One very cold 6 A.M..."]
    Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. [Army Tank, Amphibious Troops, Replacement, Troop Train]
    This Ain't the Army
  12. 11. Secret Weapon!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. The Fighting Engineer
  15. 14. Now More Than Ever-
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  16. 15. The Sniper!
  17. 16. [Monday October 6]
    Private Diary
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Cracker Jack
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Arthur Lortie
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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