(January 1957)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The 50-50 War! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue.

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The 50-50 War! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Meet the League of Death-Cheaters! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Showcase; Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy's "Famous Books" Quiz (Table of Contents: 4)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Combat Marker (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, show Ross Andru as being paid for the pencils and inks for this story, however Mike Esposito worked with Ross and scholars agree he inked this story.

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

All-American Sports Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Shortly after the birth of the American Republic..."] (Table of Contents: 7)

Army Almanac / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tom Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Calling Baker Company (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Battle Testing Ground (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; war

Prize Patrol! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Superman Playsuit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Nutty Putty / 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)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The 50-50 War!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. The 50-50 War!
  4. 3. Meet the League of Death-Cheaters!
    Showcase; Challengers of the Unknown
  5. 4. Buzzy's "Famous Books" Quiz
    Buzzy
  6. 5. Combat Marker
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    All-American Sports Club
  8. 7. ["Shortly after the birth of the American Republic..."]
    Army Almanac
  9. 8. Calling Baker Company
  10. 9. Battle Testing Ground
  11. 10. Prize Patrol!
  12. 11. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Superman Playsuit
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Nutty Putty
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner