(October 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

Dial W-A-R! (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.

Draw Bob Hope! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Dial W-A-R! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

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

Schwinn American / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Monday: Dear Diary - Today I had a heart-to-heart talk with the General..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
humor; war

Battle Express! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Bob Forgione
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Pencils credit confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Script credited elsewhere to "Causin" which Gene Reed has confirmed is a Kanigher pseudonym.

["Men! The General's due here for inspection any minute!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

General Little / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?" (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Shutterbug Soldier (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

Hitting the Beach (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Frontier Fighters; Daniel Boone; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

False Alarm Pilot! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Joe Giella
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: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Niresk Industries, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dial W-A-R!
  2. 1. Draw Bob Hope!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Dial W-A-R!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn American
  5. 4. ["Monday: Dear Diary - Today I had a heart-to-heart talk with the General..."]
    Private Diary
  6. 5. Battle Express!
  7. 6. ["Men! The General's due here for inspection any minute!"]
    General Little
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  9. 8. Buzzy Asks: "What Are You Getting Out of School?"
    Buzzy
  10. 9. Shutterbug Soldier
  11. 10. Hitting the Beach
  12. 11. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone
    Frontier Fighters; Daniel Boone; Tomahawk
  13. 12. False Alarm Pilot!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Niresk Industries, Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
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