(March 1954)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1954-01-25
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Robert Kanigher (actual editor)

Issue Notes

Editor credit updated by Bob Hughes. On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Big Lift! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
war

On the Beam! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Big Lift! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Sy Barry
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) /

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

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Private Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Monday -- Dear Diary: I thought I'd get out of the guard-house...
Genre
humor

The Last Weapon! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 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.

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Gen. Hunger (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Script credit per Martin O'Hearn's blog: http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/2015/09/star-spangled-war-writers-before.….

The Mine Planters (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war

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

General Little / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's no use, General!
Genre
humor
Reprints

War Under the Sphinx (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
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) /

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Big Lift!
  2. 1. On the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Big Lift!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. ["Egypt sure is an interesting country..."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. ["Monday -- Dear Diary: I thought I'd get out of the guard-house..."]
    Private Diary
  8. 7. The Last Weapon!
  9. 8. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  10. 9. ["Millions of readers know..."]
    Buzzy
  11. 10. Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!"
    Buzzy
  12. 11. Gen. Hunger
  13. 12. The Mine Planters
  14. 13. ["It's no use, General!"]
    General Little
  15. 14. War Under the Sphinx
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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