(June-July 1953)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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 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.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Now More Than Ever- (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

One Second to Zero (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

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

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

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

Ball-Band / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I'm scared! This really is a tough neighborhood!"] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Mosquito Boat! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Fast Footwork Foils Foreign Agent (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Monday Sept. 7] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Playoff on Slaughter Hill! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Inks:
Bernie Krigstein (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

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

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

The Flying Cameras (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["Cpl. Jackson is baby-sitting for the colonel!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Khaki-Yaks / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Beginner's Luck! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Bernstein
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti (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.

Peter Porkchops Learns "Carelessness Is No Joke!" (Table of Contents: 17)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever-
    The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  3. 2. One Second to Zero
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Ball-Band
  6. 5. ["I'm scared! This really is a tough neighborhood!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. Mosquito Boat!
  9. 8. Fast Footwork Foils Foreign Agent
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  10. 9. [Monday Sept. 7]
    Private Diary
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  12. 11. Playoff on Slaughter Hill!
  13. 12. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  14. 13. The Flying Cameras
  15. 14. ["Cpl. Jackson is baby-sitting for the colonel!"]
    Khaki-Yaks
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  17. 16. Beginner's Luck!
  18. 17. Peter Porkchops Learns "Carelessness Is No Joke!"
    Peter Porkchops
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner