Tomahawk #48
(May 1957)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of April, June, Oct., and Dec.
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); Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff; George Kashdan
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Legends of Tomahawk! (Table of Contents)

Tomahawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter
Reprints

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

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

Indian Twin Trouble (Table of Contents: 2)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Many Fingers; All Thumbs; Running Turtle; Chief Mannook
Synopsis
When an Indian chief sends his two clumsy sons to Tomahawk for safekeeping during an upcoming tribal war, the boys end up inadvertently helping to end the conflict.
Keywords
Huron; Mohican

Indian Home! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
different types of lodging built by Native American tribes
Reprints

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

Chief Hot Foot / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What are you gazing at so hard, my good man?
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Chief Hot Foot

The Mystery of the Medicine Men (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Many of the arcane secrets of the medicine men are easily explained in modern terms.

Legends of Tomahawk (Table of Contents: 6)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Wild Sky; Bitter Winds
Synopsis
Tomahawk's reputation has been much enhanced in the telling of tales, and now an Indian chief wants to prove to his tribe that no such man could possibly exist, to convince them that it is safe to attack a frontier settlement.
Keywords
Chinook

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Indian Musketeers (Table of Contents: 8)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Major Hanson; Dark Waters
Synopsis
Tomahawk and Dan do everything they can to keep an Indian tribe from being trained in marksmanship by British troops.
Reprints
Keywords
Iroquois; Revolutionary War

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

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

A Date with Effie (Table of Contents: 10)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Betty is jealous when she hears that Stan has "a date with Effie" when all the other teens are doing different volunteer work, but it turns out that Effie is a nickname for a special machine at the hospital where he is also volunteering.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Justice Assembly

Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Legends of Tomahawk!
    Tomahawk
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. Indian Twin Trouble
    Tomahawk
  4. 3. Indian Home!
  5. 4. ["What are you gazing at so hard, my good man?"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  6. 5. The Mystery of the Medicine Men
  7. 6. Legends of Tomahawk
    Tomahawk
  8. 7. ["Here are some of the winners in the DC Slogan Contest..."]
  9. 8. The Indian Musketeers
    Tomahawk
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  11. 10. A Date with Effie
  12. 11. Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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