(April-May 1956)

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

[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)

["Once upon a time there was a cute baby boy..."] (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

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)

["Every time I finish a page of comics..."] (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

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:

["Watcha doin', Snoony?"] (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

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)

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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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