(November-December 1953)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1953-09-14
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Terror of Tornado Town! (Table of Contents)

Rex / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal
Characters
Rex the Wonder Dog
Keywords
tornadoes

Indexer Notes

Colors credit from Kieth Chandler via the GCD Error List (http://errors.comics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=7806).

United Nations Day - October 24th (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Terror of Tornado Town! (Table of Contents: 2)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Synopsis
Rex and Danny travel to Tornado Town where Rex becomes sheriff and saves the citizens from a flood and, of course, a tornado.

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

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Million Dollar Gorilla! (Table of Contents: 7)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal; detective-mystery
Characters
Sheriff Chase (narrator); Congo (death); Bobo
Synopsis
When Congo the gorilla is murdered, Bobo solves the case.
Reprints

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Chinese teach the cormorant to catch fish...
Genre
non-fiction; nature

Indexer Notes

Not a reprint of the feature with the same first line in Comic Cavalcade (DC, 1942 series) #32.

Dogs That Fight Darkness (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal

The Line of Stars Presents Tomahawk (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Mountain Fury (Table of Contents: 12)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Synopsis
Rex and Danny save the life a glider pilot who hates dogs.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

AMF Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Terror of Tornado Town!
    Rex
  2. 1. United Nations Day - October 24th
  3. 2. The Terror of Tornado Town!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  6. 5. ["Let's hurry..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. The Million Dollar Gorilla!
    Detective Chimp
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  10. 9. ["The Chinese teach the cormorant to catch fish..."]
    Ma Nature's Curiosity Shop
  11. 10. Dogs That Fight Darkness
  12. 11. The Line of Stars Presents Tomahawk
  13. 12. Mountain Fury
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    AMF Roadmaster
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
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