(December 1956-January 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1956-10-28
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.

The faces of the parents of Sugar and Spike appear for the first time in this issue.

[no title indexed] (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
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson
Reprints

Draw Bob Hope! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Birthday Party (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Job Number
27
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Spike Wilson; Sugar Plumm; Barbara Plumm; Peg Wilson; Clarence
Synopsis
Sugar and Spike go to a birthday party for the first time, but they don't want to give the present to the birthday boy.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Clarence resembles the later regular character Little Arthur.

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

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
What a swell snowman!
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

Wings and Winnie Winchester Help Capture Gorilla (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Gifts to the United Nations! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Early Birds (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Job Number
29
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Spike Wilson; Sugar Plumm; Harvey Wilson; Peg Wilson; Barbara Plumm; Bill Plumm
Synopsis
Spike wakes up in the middle of the night and goes next door to find Sugar. They decide to do all the things their mothers don't want them to do, since there's no one around to stop them.
Reprints

Grampa's Problem (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Spike Wilson; Sugar Plumm
Synopsis
Spike tells Sugar that his grampa sleeps in pieces, because his teeth are in a glass beside the bed.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

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
Say, Pete, look at this!
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pint-Size Pin-Ups (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

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

Indexer Notes

fashions submitted by Tommy Zarton; Donna Reed; Linda Wayne; Estalee Ann Phillips; Suzanne Fleiss; Bobbye Culley; Dale Frucht

The Mystery of the Funny Runner (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

Job Number
30
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Spike Wilson; Sugar Plumm
Synopsis
Spike tries to explain roller skates to Sugar, after he saw them on a boy, but she doesn't believe him until she sees them herself.
Reprints

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

Movyland Studios; Dean Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

To the Rescue (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson
Synopsis
After the kids see a team of firemen putting out a fire, they squirt water on one of their dads who's smoking.
Reprints

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

Look at Our Mail! / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

A Place for Everything (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Job Number
28
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Sugar Plumm; Spike Wilson; Bill Plumm; Barbara Plumm
Synopsis
Sugar and Spike observe that grownups are always moving things from one place to another, but when they try it they only get in trouble.
Reprints

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Sugar & Spike
  2. 1. Draw Bob Hope!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Birthday Party
    Sugar & Spike
  4. 3. ["What a swell snowman!"]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. Wings and Winnie Winchester Help Capture Gorilla
    Winchester Roller Skates
  6. 5. Gifts to the United Nations!
  7. 6. The Early Birds
    Sugar & Spike
  8. 7. Grampa's Problem
    Sugar & Spike
  9. 8. ["Say, Pete, look at this!"]
    Little Pete
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  11. 10. Pint-Size Pin-Ups
    Sugar & Spike
  12. 11. The Mystery of the Funny Runner
    Sugar & Spike
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Movyland Studios; Dean Studios
  14. 13. To the Rescue
    Sugar & Spike
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Look at Our Mail!
  16. 15. A Place for Everything
    Sugar & Spike
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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