(February-March 1956)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1955-12-11
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 (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Robber Baron of Forest Perilous! (Table of Contents)

The Silent Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; historical
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Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (28 August 2007). Irv Novick's initials "IN" are hidden in the bolt end at lower left.

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

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

The Robber Baron of Forest Perilous (Table of Contents: 2)

The Silent Knight / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
adventure; historical
Synopsis
A "Robber Baron" and his gang steal from anyone passing through the Forest Perilous. Sir Edwin hides his jewels on Lady Celia's mule, unknown to her. Squire Brian overhears and dons his Silent Knight guise. With the aid of Slasher the hawk, he finds the hidden castle, scales the vines, beats down the robbers, and escapes with Lady Celia and the jewels. But she's seen his "flashing eyes" somewhere, and wonders...
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

Knights of the Square Table / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Begone from my daughter's presence, Sir Gillyhad...
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

They're Number 1 on My Christmas List (Table of Contents: 4)

Winchester Roller Skates / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Wings Winchester; Winnie Winchester
Synopsis
Ad for Winchester Roller Skates.

Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Susie
Synopsis
Tips on successful baby-sitting.

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

The Whirling Warriors! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Viking Prince / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; historical
Synopsis
At the winter festival, Jon the Viking Prince would dance with Gunnda, but Toke the Red-Bearded claims a dance. The competitors shall accomplish three feats. First they scale a mountain to fetch a tern's egg, but Jon is pushed into the ocean and battles a giant sea otter. In a ski race, he's buried under snow, but uses Gunnda's cloak as a sail and wins. Finally the two battle tied to a tall pole, swinging and chopping with axes. Jon swings high and cuts Toke down - winning a dance with the fair Gunnda.
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Daisy Gunbook Ready (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Laughing Arena / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What a contest!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

Knights in Armor (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
How knights' armor changes over the years.

Indexer Notes

Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

Captive Champion! (Table of Contents: 11)

The Golden Gladiator / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; historical
Synopsis
Crafty Cinna, who would assassinate the Emperor of Rome, goads a collector of golden treasures to ambush the Golden Gladiator with nets in the forest. Marcus must fight in a secret arena, for Lucia, Cinna's niece, is threatened. Marcus fights a chariot with a broken sword, dumps the horses, seizes the chariot, and thunders away with Lucia in his arms! She tells him, "If I wanted a calm life, my darling, I would have fallen in love with a poet - not a gladiator!"
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Identify Even the Strangest Stamps--at a Glance! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Do You Need Extra Money? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Friends! Here's Here's How to Get at Almost No Cost Your New Real, Live Miniature Dog (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Given - Given - Given (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Robber Baron of Forest Perilous!
    The Silent Knight
  2. 1. Draw Me...
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Robber Baron of Forest Perilous
    The Silent Knight
  4. 3. ["Begone from my daughter's presence, Sir Gillyhad..."]
    Knights of the Square Table
  5. 4. They're Number 1 on My Christmas List
    Winchester Roller Skates
  6. 5. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?"
    Buzzy
  7. 6. The Whirling Warriors!
    The Viking Prince
  8. 7. Daisy Gunbook Ready
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  9. 8. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  10. 9. ["What a contest!"]
    Laughing Arena
  11. 10. Knights in Armor
  12. 11. Captive Champion!
    The Golden Gladiator
  13. 12. ["That record'll repeat itself forever!!"]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  14. 13. Identify Even the Strangest Stamps--at a Glance!
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. Do You Need Extra Money?
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. Friends! Here's Here's How to Get at Almost No Cost Your New Real, Live Miniature Dog
    Dean Studios
  17. 16. Given - Given - Given
    Cloverine Brand Salve
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