(May 1957)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-03-12
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


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.

[no title indexed] (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.

[no title indexed] (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)

Editing
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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:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
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