(December 1957-January 1958)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1957-10-22
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 Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Script and art credits for fillers verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Three Flaming Dooms! (Table of Contents)

The Silent Knight / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Silent Knight [Brian Kent]
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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.

Stop Being a Skinny Weakling Like I Was (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Three Flaming Dooms! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Silent Knight / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Silent Knight [Brian Kent]; Lady Celia
Synopsis
Riding the Forest Perilous, the Silent Knight is warned by flaming arrows that another step will bring doom! It's the work of evil Sir Edwin, who hates and wants to expose the SK's secret identity. The SK battles thugs on a bridge, escapes a circle of fire - and wonders what the third flaming attack will be. He can't take the arrows back to the castle as Squire Brian, so pins them in a sapling-snare and builds a small fire. As Edwin accuses Brian of being the SK, the fire-released arrows zip into the castle - saving Brian once more!
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215 Stamps Yours for Only 25¢ (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Feudal Entertainment (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

The One and Only Superman (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Bow That Couldn't Be Bent! (Table of Contents: 6)

Robin Hood / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Russ Heath (signed)
Inks
Russ Heath (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Artie Simek

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Robin Hood
Synopsis
In his boyhood, Robin shirks knightly training to wander the forest. Old Hugh secretly teaches the boy archer, but his huge bow is too mighty for Robin to bend. When brigands attack, Robin bends the bow and drives them off. Returning home, his father is challenged by vicious knights in a joust to the death! Honor demands. From cover, Robin shoots arrows to bowl evil knights from the saddle, saving the day. Yet he's chastened by his father for "wasting time with Old Hugh". Maybe someday he'll use the bow against villainy...
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Have Fun with Gilbert Science Toys (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

The A. C. Gilbert Co. / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

The Trick Is to Treat All the World's Children! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy

The Army That Never Lost a Battle (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
A short article about The Vikings.

The Viking Genie (Table of Contents: 10)

The Viking Prince / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Viking Prince [Jon]
Synopsis
Jon is ambushed by Baron Thorvald, conked, sealed in a barrel, and hurled into the sea... The cask comes ashore in Arabia, and the old man and his daughter who open it think Jon is a golden-haired genie who must grant three wishes! He must recover three artifacts sacred to Baghdad. Jon catapults onto a ship to recover a famous shield, skis and "flies" over sand to regain a helmet, and plies a "magic carpet" and "magic lamp" oil to recover a sword. He's given a boat to sail home, where he must battle another tyrant. And the old man's daughter sighs...
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100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Identify Even the Strangest Stamps -- at a Glance! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How You Can Help Get Your Daisy Now! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Three Flaming Dooms!
    The Silent Knight
  2. 1. Stop Being a Skinny Weakling Like I Was
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Three Flaming Dooms!
    The Silent Knight
  4. 3. 215 Stamps Yours for Only 25¢
    Zenith Company
  5. 4. Feudal Entertainment
  6. 5. The One and Only Superman
    DC Comics
  7. 6. The Bow That Couldn't Be Bent!
    Robin Hood
  8. 7. Have Fun with Gilbert Science Toys
    The A. C. Gilbert Co.
  9. 8. The Trick Is to Treat All the World's Children!
    Binky
  10. 9. The Army That Never Lost a Battle
  11. 10. The Viking Genie
    The Viking Prince
  12. 11. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  13. 12. Identify Even the Strangest Stamps -- at a Glance!
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  15. 14. How You Can Help Get Your Daisy Now!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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  • Gene Reed
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