(February 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 editor); Robert Kanigher (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

first issue edited by Robert Kanigher


The Gladiator (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
historical

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Lucky Song Parade Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Gladiator! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical

Indexer Notes

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

["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Human Trigger! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

["When are you chowhounds gonna learn..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Reprints:

Ninety-Day Wonder (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Art Wallace
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. The original indexer credited the inks to Gene Colan.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Metal Ducks (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

War Cart to Tank! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Facts about tanks.

Warrior Shepherd (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; 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: 15) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Gladiator
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Song Parade Co.
  3. 2. The Gladiator!
  4. 3. ["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  7. 6. Human Trigger!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Hopalong Cassidy
  10. 9. ["When are you chowhounds gonna learn..."]
    Sgt. Route-Step O'Malley
  11. 10. Ninety-Day Wonder
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. Metal Ducks
  14. 13. War Cart to Tank!
  15. 14. Warrior Shepherd
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • James Ludwig
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Ed Boner