(February 1955)

DC, 1953 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 US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

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:
David V. 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.

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

["Oh Pete, lend me your fountain pen!"] (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

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)

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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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