(January 1957)

DC, 1954 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1956-11-04
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) (editor); Robert Kanigher (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Unsinkable Gun! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
Jack Adler
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
war
Reprints

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)

Anchored Frogman! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There's more room under the waves...
Genre
war
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Khaki-Yaks / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Poor Corporal McKay! Pamela's playing 'hard-to-get-at' again!
Genre
humor; military
Reprints

Indexer Notes

3 gags.

The Cloud That Went to War! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Moisture rose from the sea...
Genre
war
Reprints

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.

Buzzy's "Famous Books" Quiz (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Army Rumors (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; military

Battle Mirror! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Art Peddy
Inks
Bob Stuart
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
He wanted to get away from reflections...
Genre
war
Characters
Charlie Burke

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Inks were originally attributed to Arthur Peddy.

60 Minute Veterans (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; war

The Unsinkable Gun (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every submarine is made for undersea combat...
Genre
war
Reprints

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: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Unsinkable Gun!
  2. 1. ["Automatic firing BB machine gun"]
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. Anchored Frogman!
  4. 3. ["Meet the league of death-cheaters!"]
    Showcase; Challengers of the Unknown
  5. 4. ["Poor Corporal McKay! Pamela's playing 'hard-to-get-at' again!"]
    Khaki-Yaks
  6. 5. The Cloud That Went to War!
  7. 6. Buzzy's "Famous Books" Quiz
    Buzzy
  8. 7. Army Rumors
  9. 8. Battle Mirror!
  10. 9. 60 Minute Veterans
  11. 10. The Unsinkable Gun
  12. 11. ["500 large glossy pictures..."]
    All-American Sports Club
  13. 12. ["A new scientific toy!"]
    Nutty Putty
  14. 13. ["Do you want spending money?"]
    Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes
  15. 14. ["Guns of the west"]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Chris Boyko
  • Nick Caputo
  • Keith Chandler
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Merlin Haas
  • Matthew Head
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jim Van Dore