(April-May 1953)

DC, 1952 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1953-02-25
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

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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Hills of Hate (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

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

Space Squadron / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Hills of Hate! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

[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 Says: "People Are People!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman combats race prejudice.

Combat Diver! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Joe Giella
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) /

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

[Monday July 8 - Tuesday July 9] (Table of Contents: 8)

Private Diary / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor
Reprints

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

Khaki-Yaks / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh m'gosh! I've been drafted!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This story has no title!
Genre
war
Reprints

The Navy's Frogmen (Table of Contents: 12)

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.

Battlefield Touchdown! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Reed
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
Bernard Sachs (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. We formerly credited the script to David V. Reed in error.

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Our Army at War; Star Spangled War Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Hills of Hate
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Space Squadron
  3. 2. The Hills of Hate!
  4. 3. ["Gosh, they stopped Pud on the goal line again!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. Superman Says: "People Are People!"
    Superman
  7. 6. Combat Diver!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. [Monday July 8 - Tuesday July 9]
    Private Diary
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  11. 10. ["Oh m'gosh! I've been drafted!"]
    Khaki-Yaks
  12. 11. ["This story has no title!"]
  13. 12. The Navy's Frogmen
  14. 13. Battlefield Touchdown!
  15. 14. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  16. 15. ["The oldest symbol in comics..."]
    Our Army at War; Star Spangled War Stories
  17. 16. Draw Me!
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Milky Way
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner