(January 1954)

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 (uncredited)
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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical; war
Reprints:

Home, Sweet Home! (Table of Contents: 1)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Mayer
Inks:
Sheldon Mayer ?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor; advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art credits from Bob Hughes, Gene Reed, Merlin Haas, Edgar Loftin, and Allen Ross. Loftin and Ross question Mayer inks credit. Bob Bailey argues Bob Oksner base with Mayer heads.

The Duel (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[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) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Three Smashing Adventures of Superman (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Frontier Fighter (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Nat Barnett
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

["Company halt! Take a break!"] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; military
Reprints:

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Floating Tanks! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Delayed Action (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Reed
Pencils:
Ross Andru (signed)
Inks:
Mike Esposito (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The Trouble-Boats! (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

["Watch your step here, Butch..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Wake Up -- And Fight! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
William Woolfolk
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Electric Baseball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Home, Sweet Home!
    Leave It to Binky
  3. 2. The Duel
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Roadmaster
  6. 5. Three Smashing Adventures of Superman
    Superman
  7. 6. Frontier Fighter
  8. 7. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  9. 8. ["Company halt! Take a break!"]
    Private Pete
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. Floating Tanks!
  12. 11. Delayed Action
  13. 12. The Trouble-Boats!
  14. 13. ["Watch your step here, Butch..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  15. 14. Editorial Advisory Board
  16. 15. Wake Up -- And Fight!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Electric Baseball
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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