(July-August 1956)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1956-05-01
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); Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Four-Footed Circus Daredevil! (Table of Contents)

Rex the Wonder Dog / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal
Characters
Rex

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz' editorial records, provided by DC Comics; original indexer credited the inks to Gil Kane.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

100 Airplanes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Four-Footed Circus Daredevil! (Table of Contents: 2)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal
Synopsis
Danny and Rex do a bicycle high-wire act at a visiting circus as amateur talent. But when the acrobats are injured, pretty Marle asks their help to keep the family's performance contract. Rex stops elephants and rescues the two when stranded on the high wire - but it's Danny who gets the hug from the pretty aerialist!

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

U. S. Royal Color King Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Kellogg's Corn Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bobo's Amazing Jungle Gym! (Table of Contents: 6)

Detective Chimp / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Carmine Infantino
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
animal; detective-mystery
Synopsis
The Goliath Gang steals safes and breaks them open. The Sheriff asks Bobo for help, and Bobo opts for brawn over brains. He builds a huge crazy jungle gym in the back yard to work out. From atop, he spots the gang but gets brushed off. Finally he topples a painter's scaffold on the villains. And opts for brains over brawn from now on.
Reprints

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"Wings" Winchester to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Winchester Roller Skates / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Do-It-Yourself Safety Rules! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy

Canine Patrol (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; animal

Rex -- Airline Detective! (Table of Contents: 11)

Rex the Wonder Dog / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; animal
Synopsis
Shipped on a plane, Rex should be "baggage", but a stewardess lets him ride in the cabin. Rex smells evil as two crooks enter the cockpit and sky-jack the plane. Lost in fog, it crashes onto a mountain top. Rex slips out and treks through fog to a town, then leads the law back, even gets the jump on the crooks. Back home, he receives a citation and "promotion" to Airline Detective!
Reprints

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Four-Footed Circus Daredevil!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    100 Airplanes
  3. 2. Four-Footed Circus Daredevil!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    U. S. Royal Color King Bike Tires
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
  7. 6. Bobo's Amazing Jungle Gym!
    Detective Chimp
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  9. 8. "Wings" Winchester to the Rescue!
    Winchester Roller Skates
  10. 9. Do-It-Yourself Safety Rules!
  11. 10. Canine Patrol
  12. 11. Rex -- Airline Detective!
    Rex the Wonder Dog
  13. 12. ["Boys and girls! Here's the news you've been waiting for..."]
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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