(April 1955)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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); 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

Lifenet to Beach Red! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
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) /

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Lifenet to Beach Red! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Action Comics; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["Ta ta ta" "Mess call!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
humor; war

Cannon Camera! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
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.

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

American Seed Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Camouflage, Arctic Quartermaster, Entertainment for Underwater Personnel] (Table of Contents: 7)

This Ain't the Army / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; war

Battlefield Trapper! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Arthur Peddy
Inks:
Arthur Peddy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

The Super Super Sabre (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Walking Flier! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher ?
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!" (Table of Contents: 11)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie; Mervin Mouse

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Lifenet to Beach Red!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  3. 2. Lifenet to Beach Red!
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    Action Comics; Tomahawk
  5. 4. ["Ta ta ta" "Mess call!"]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. Cannon Camera!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  8. 7. [Camouflage, Arctic Quartermaster, Entertainment for Underwater Personnel]
    This Ain't the Army
  9. 8. Battlefield Trapper!
  10. 9. The Super Super Sabre
  11. 10. The Walking Flier!
  12. 11. Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!"
    Peter Porkchops
  13. 12. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
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