(April 1955)

DC, 1952 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 U.S.; then standard Silver Age U.S.; then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #242, 269, 275, 280)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Fighting Gunner! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, as well as by artist's initials, spotted by Bruno Andreacchi and noted via the GCD Error Tracker.

Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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 front cover.

Fighting Gunner! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks:
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics credited pencils and inks to Jerry Grandenetti, but as Bruno Andreacchi noted via the GCD Error Tracker, Irv Novick's signature circle is in the bottom right corner of page one.

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

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

["My first parachute jump! Wish me luck..."] (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:
?

Genre:
humor; military

Combat Courier! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob 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's Who's Who suggests is a pseudonym for Kanigher.

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

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

["There's Biff, looking mighty sad..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military

No Foxhole Today! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
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. Script credited elsewhere to "Causin" which Jerry Bails' Who's Who suggests is a pseudonym for Kanigher.

Weather Fighters (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Battling Bazookaman! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
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.

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fighting Gunner!
  2. 1. Peter Porkchops Says: "Don't Be Afraid to Speak Up!"
    Peter Porkchops
  3. 2. Fighting Gunner!
  4. 3. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    My Greatest Adventure; Superman
  5. 4. ["My first parachute jump! Wish me luck..."]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. Combat Courier!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Company
  8. 7. ["There's Biff, looking mighty sad..."]
    Shorty
  9. 8. No Foxhole Today!
  10. 9. Weather Fighters
  11. 10. Battling Bazookaman!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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