(April-May 1956)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1956-02-21
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)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[Thumbs Up!] (Table of Contents)

Sugar & Spike / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Barbara Plumm (partial); Peg Wilson (partial); Harvey Wilson (partial)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

cover sequence adapted from an interior story

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Once upon a time there was a cute baby boy...
Genre
children; humor
Characters
Spike Wilson [Cecil Wilson]; Sugar Plumm; Peg Wilson (partial); Harvey Wilson (partial); Barbara Plumm (partial); Bill Plumm (partial)
Synopsis
Sugar and Spike meet for the first time and realize that they can talk to each other, which is surprising because their parents don't understand baby talk.
Reprints

Thumbs Up! (Table of Contents: 3)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Peg Wilson (partial); Barbara Plumm (partial); Harvey Wilson (partial)
Synopsis
Sugar's parents give her candy when she sucks her thumb, but Spike doesn't get the same result when he tries it.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

cover sequence adapted from this story

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Write Your Own Comic Page! / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every time I finish a page of comics...
Reprints

Indexer Notes

page includes six uncolored panels of art with blank word balloons

Busy Corners (Table of Contents: 6)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Uncle Charley (partial); Barbara Plumm (partial); Old Whiskers
Synopsis
Sugar's Uncle Charley turns out a be a great guy, for an adult.
Reprints

A Little Preview (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The Three Mouseketeers / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Free Wheeling (Table of Contents: 8)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson
Synopsis
Sugar teaches Spike how to push a wheelbarrow, but then she wants a ride.
Reprints

The Big Question (Table of Contents: 9)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Bill Plumm (partial)
Synopsis
Sugar and Spike try to practice their golf swings, like her daddy does.
Reprints

Safety-Pin Scientist (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer ?
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
humor; children
Reprints

The Yak-Yak Box (Table of Contents: 11)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Spike Wilson; Sugar Plumm; Barbara Plumm (partial)
Synopsis
Spike tells Sugar that he thinks his father must be inside the telephone.
Reprints

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

Littul Snoony / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watcha doin', Snoony?
Genre
children; humor
Characters
Snoony Jibbet; Sisty Hunkel
Synopsis
Snoony is trying to invent cod liver oil that tastes like ice cream but doesn't want to taste it to see if he has succeeded.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

possible inventory story originally intended for Scribbly (DC, 1948 series)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Aircraft Carrier / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Thumbs Up!]
    Sugar & Spike
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. ["Once upon a time there was a cute baby boy..."]
    Sugar & Spike
  4. 3. Thumbs Up!
    Sugar & Spike
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  6. 5. ["Every time I finish a page of comics..."]
    Write Your Own Comic Page!
  7. 6. Busy Corners
    Sugar & Spike
  8. 7. A Little Preview
    The Three Mouseketeers
  9. 8. Free Wheeling
    Sugar & Spike
  10. 9. The Big Question
    Sugar & Spike
  11. 10. Safety-Pin Scientist
  12. 11. The Yak-Yak Box
    Sugar & Spike
  13. 12. ["Watcha doin', Snoony?"]
    Littul Snoony
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Aircraft Carrier
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
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