(April-May 1956)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1956-02-12
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

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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[The Blind Bowman!] (Table of Contents)

Robin Hood / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Robin Hood; King John
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (28 August 2007)

Need Extra Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Blind Bowman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Robin Hood / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Robin Hood; Prince John; Brother Tuck; Will Scarlet
Synopsis
Prince John has captured Robin's men, but promise to free them if Robin wins three events - hunting, jousting and archery.
Reprints

The One and Only Superman (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs
Synopsis
Binky offers a solution for summer boredom.

Indexer Notes

Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies in the U.S.

The Ice Dragon! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Viking Prince; Captain Olaf; Baron Thorvald; Gunnda
Synopsis
Baron Thorvald makes an Ice Dragon to capture the Viking Prince.
Reprints

Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912... (Table of Contents: 6)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
J. S. Liebowitz (Business Manager)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
Listing of owners, publishers, and editors of The Brave and the Bold.

Fighting Galleys (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A description of galley ships used by the Romans.

Hunting Hawks! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Ross Andru ?
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Short feature describing and showing how hawks were trained for hunting.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Editorial records show the working title of this feature to be "Fighting Hawks."

The Shield of Terror! (Table of Contents: 9)

The Silent Knight / 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
Characters
Silent Knight [Brian Kent]; Celia; Slasher the falcon; Sir Grot; Malco; Robber Baron
Synopsis
The Robber Baron attacks Brian and Celia when they look for herbs in the Forest Perilous.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Gained 53 Lbs. of Shapely Power-Packed Muscles! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Free! Wonderful Offer! Elizabeth Colonies Stamps from All Over the World (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Blind Bowman!]
    Robin Hood
  2. 1. Need Extra Spending Money?
    Stuart Greetings. Inc.
  3. 2. The Blind Bowman!
    Robin Hood
  4. 3. The One and Only Superman
    DC Comics
  5. 4. Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!"
    Binky
  6. 5. The Ice Dragon!
    The Viking Prince
  7. 6. Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912...
  8. 7. Fighting Galleys
  9. 8. Hunting Hawks!
  10. 9. The Shield of Terror!
    The Silent Knight
  11. 10. ["If youse can lick our -chuckle!- new member..."]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  12. 11. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. I Gained 53 Lbs. of Shapely Power-Packed Muscles!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  14. 13. Free! Wonderful Offer! Elizabeth Colonies Stamps from All Over the World
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
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