(February 1955)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-12-19
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 US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Ballad of Battling Belle! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

The Ballad of Battling Belle! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky's Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Soldier's Choice! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Reed
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. We formerly credited the script to David V. Reed in error.

The Reluctant Shavetail! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils
Eugene Hughes
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Script credited elsewhere to "Causin," which Jerry Bails Who's Who suggests is a Kanigher pseudonym.

The Deadly Drones (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh Pete, lend me your fountain pen!
Genre
humor; war

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

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

Navy Dogfoot! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Script credited to "Causin" in editorial records, but Jerry Bails' Who's Who suggests that is a Kanigher pseudonym.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ballad of Battling Belle!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    My Greatest Adventure
  3. 2. The Ballad of Battling Belle!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. Binky's Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!"
    Binky
  7. 6. Soldier's Choice!
  8. 7. The Reluctant Shavetail!
  9. 8. The Deadly Drones
  10. 9. ["Oh Pete, lend me your fountain pen!"]
    Private Pete
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. Navy Dogfoot!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
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