(March-April 1955)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1955-01-02
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Thundering Earth! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal

Indexer Notes

Issue #17, "Sir Rex -- Four Footed Knight!", erroneously featured the vine-swinging, cougar-kicking cover that should have been on this issue.

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Thundering Earth! (Table of Contents: 2)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal
Synopsis
In the southwest, while hunting uranium, Rex saves Danny and a girl from an earthquake and a mountain lion by swinging across a fearsome gorge.
Reprints
Keywords
cougar; Earthquake

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

Franklin Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Your United Nations at Work! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Detective Bobo -- Chimp-Knapped! (Table of Contents: 5)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal; detective-mystery
Synopsis
While visiting his friends in the circus, Bobo is locked in an animal cage and shipped to a zoo in Arizona. He still manages to find the crown jewels of Goravia and apprehend the thief!
Reprints

Thirst-Quenchers! (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Natural History... (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; animal

The Famous DC Symbol (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Working Dogs (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Ice Queen of Storm Mountain! (Table of Contents: 10)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal
Synopsis
In New England winter, Danny encourages a female friend to compete in an ice-skating competition. But skiing, she vanishes. Rex searches alone and finds her trapped under a boulder. Rex learns to ski and brings help. The girl gets the courage to compete and is crowned "Ice Queen of Storm Mountain!"
Keywords
New England; Skiing

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Thundering Earth!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Thundering Earth!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Franklin Institute
  5. 4. Your United Nations at Work!
  6. 5. Detective Bobo -- Chimp-Knapped!
    Detective Chimp
  7. 6. Thirst-Quenchers!
  8. 7. Natural History...
  9. 8. The Famous DC Symbol
  10. 9. Working Dogs
  11. 10. The Ice Queen of Storm Mountain!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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