(May 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

Combat Water Boy! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, credits the pencils and inks to Joe Kubert. However, art experts agree Jerry Grandenetti did the pencils and inks. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher, who edited this issue.

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

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

Combat Waterboy! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 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: 3) (Expand) /

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

[Bomb, Artillery, Bivouac] (Table of Contents: 4)

War Words! / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war

G.I. Indian Fighter! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
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.

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Frogman Photographer (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

["Here are some of the winners in the DC Slogan Contest..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Battle Buoy! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

A Date with Effie (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Combat Water Boy!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Combat Waterboy!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  5. 4. [Bomb, Artillery, Bivouac]
    War Words!
  6. 5. G.I. Indian Fighter!
  7. 6. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
  8. 7. Frogman Photographer
  9. 8. ["Here are some of the winners in the DC Slogan Contest..."]
  10. 9. Battle Buoy!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. A Date with Effie
  14. 13. Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner