(January 1954)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1953-11-23
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Robert Kanigher (uncredited editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

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

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.

Prize Target! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Ray Burnley
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

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)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Next night...
Genre
humor; military

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

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

All Quiet! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Gene Colan
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

From Blueprints to Battlefields (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Turnabout (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Woolfolk
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Fighting Battleship (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war

Three Smashing Adventures (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

The Fort and the Flea! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jay McArdle
Inks
Jay McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Electric Baseball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (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!
    Binky
  3. 2. Prize Target!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["Next night..."]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  7. 6. All Quiet!
  8. 7. From Blueprints to Battlefields
  9. 8. Turnabout
  10. 9. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  11. 10. ["Watch your step here, Butch..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. The Fighting Battleship
  14. 13. Three Smashing Adventures
    Batman
  15. 14. The Fort and the Flea!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Electric Baseball
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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