(July 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)
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

The Big Drop (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy; Tom; Danny
Synopsis:
Buzzy shows a pair of neighborhood kids that the new kid on the block isn't weird because he prefers watching nature to playing baseball.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Flying Blind (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
war
Reprints:

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

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

Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["Before we go on night patrol..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

General Little / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Death Relay! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

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

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["It's stopped snowing at last!"] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

End of the Line! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Reed
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Blackhawk reprint information from Jim Stangas.

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

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

Victory by Reflection (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Major Mars; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I'll have your periscope cleaned in a shake of a fish's tail, sir!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
humor; military

Tin Can Menace! (Table of Contents: 15)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

The Big Drop! (Table of Contents: 16)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

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

Schwinn Traveler / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Giant Beach Ball (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Big Drop
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Flying Blind
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. ["Before we go on night patrol..."]
    General Little
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers
  8. 7. Death Relay!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  10. 9. ["It's stopped snowing at last!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. End of the Line!
  13. 12. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  14. 13. Victory by Reflection
    Major Mars; Popsicle
  15. 14. ["I'll have your periscope cleaned in a shake of a fish's tail, sir!"]
    This Ain't the Army
  16. 15. Tin Can Menace!
  17. 16. The Big Drop!
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Traveler
  19. 18. Giant Beach Ball
  20. 19. The Line of Stars
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Milky Way
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