(August-September 1956)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1956-06-26
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[Spike Discovers the Ocean] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

cover is adapted from an interior story

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Shiny Round Roller (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Spike Wilson; Sugar Plumm; Peg Wilson (partial); Barbara Plumm (partial)
Synopsis
Spike gets a marble but then loses it in the vacuum cleaner, so he and Sugar plot to retrieve it.
Reprints

Here Are the Prizes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

Spike Discovers the Ocean! (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Spike Wilson; Sugar Plumm; Harvey Wilson (partial); Peg Wilson (partial); Barbara Plumm (partial); Bill Plumm (partial)
Synopsis
Spike goes to the beach for the first time but he doesn't think much of the water.
Reprints

Pint-Size Pin-Ups (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
children; humor
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson
Synopsis
paper doll page
Reprints

Indexer Notes

fashions submitted by Marion Ford; Pamela Masi; Winifred Jorgens; Adelaide McCarthy; Peggy Ann Smith; Milton Maston

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
R-rip" "Gosh, no wonder, look at the splinters!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

"Wings" Winchester to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Lobsters Away! (Table of Contents: 8)

Sugar & Spike / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Peg Wilson (partial); Harvey Wilson (partial)
Synopsis
When Spike's father decides he can't eat a lobster, Spike gets to bring it home from the restaurant as a pet. Since baby animals can understand and speak baby talk, the lobster asks the kids to do him a favor, and they send him back to the sea.
Reprints

Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!" (Table of Contents: 9)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Smokey Bear (unnamed); Wolfie
Synopsis
Peter and Smokey Bear search for the camper who left his campfire unattended, and of course, it's Wolfie.

Indexer Notes

No dialogue in this story.
Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Though Smokey Bear (mascot of the United States Forest Service) is not specifically named, he is wearing his familiar hat and performing his usual task of educating against forest fires.

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

Look! We Got Letters! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

You Be the Editor!! (Table of Contents: 11)

activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Letters
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre
humor; children
Synopsis
put the six panels in the correct order
Reprints

Anti-Aunty (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Aunt Minerva; Peg Wilson (partial); Uncle Charley (partial)
Synopsis
Spike is afraid of his Aunt Minerva, who has been left to babysit, but Sugar's Uncle Charley saves the kids.
Reprints

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

Disneyland Color Television Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Stephens Credit Sales / 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. [Spike Discovers the Ocean]
    Sugar & Spike
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Shiny Round Roller
    Sugar & Spike
  4. 3. Here Are the Prizes
  5. 4. Spike Discovers the Ocean!
    Sugar & Spike
  6. 5. Pint-Size Pin-Ups
    Sugar & Spike
  7. 6. ["R-rip" "Gosh, no wonder, look at the splinters!"]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. "Wings" Winchester to the Rescue!
    Winchester Roller Skates
  9. 8. Lobsters Away!
    Sugar & Spike
  10. 9. Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!"
    Peter Porkchops
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Look! We Got Letters!
  12. 11. You Be the Editor!!
  13. 12. Anti-Aunty
    Sugar & Spike
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Disneyland Color Television Set
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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