(May 1953)

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

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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Buzzy Gets Tips on Choosing a Profession! (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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Soldiers of the High Wire (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

["Oww! Of all the clumsy..."] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

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

Genre:
humor

Ride a Bike- It's Fun! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Bendix Coaster Brake / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[Signal Corps, Special Weapons, Directing Small Arms Fire, Pulling Rank] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
humor; war
Synopsis:
Four gag cartoons.
Reprints:

Deadlock! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

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

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

["Here's the maze of mirrors, Pud..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

[Monday Sept. 5] (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
Reprints:

Chessmen of War (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Hal Kantor
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
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.

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

The Whirly Birds (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Fighting Mess Sergeant (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / 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 Skrip / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Buzzy Gets Tips on Choosing a Profession!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Soldiers of the High Wire
  4. 3. ["Oww! Of all the clumsy..."]
    Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
  5. 4. Ride a Bike- It's Fun!
    Bendix Coaster Brake
  6. 5. [Signal Corps, Special Weapons, Directing Small Arms Fire, Pulling Rank]
    This Ain't the Army
  7. 6. Deadlock!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. ["Here's the maze of mirrors, Pud..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. [Monday Sept. 5]
    Private Diary
  12. 11. Chessmen of War
  13. 12. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  14. 13. The Whirly Birds
  15. 14. Fighting Mess Sergeant
  16. 15. The Line of Stars
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Sheaffer's Skrip
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