Tomahawk #53
(January 1958)

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
1957-11-03
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.


Timber for Fort 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

Draw Bob Hope! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Four-Footed Renegade (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; Tracker; Gus Smathers
Synopsis
When the crooked former owner of Tomahawk's new dog turns up, he orders Tracker to help him against Tomahawk.

DC Brings You the Kings of Comedy! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Medicine man practicing with his new drum!
Genre
humor; western-frontier
Characters
Chief Hot Foot

The Frontier Windmill Boat (Table of Contents: 5)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Dr. Ignatius Appleby
Synopsis
Dr. Appleby's curious windmill boat allows Tomahawk to transport supplies to a patriot fort blockaded by British ships.
Reprints
Keywords
Revolutionary War

Indexer Notes

Dr. Appleby previously appeared in issue #42.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Gilbert Science Toys / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Wanted: A Teen-Age Code (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Synopsis
After Dave unthinkingly goes along with some bad behavior by his friends, he realizes his mistake and decides to develop a code of conduct for everyone at his school to follow.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Chains of Freedom (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
war
Reprints
Keywords
Revolutionary War

Timber for Fort Tomahawk (Table of Contents: 9)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
historical; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter
Synopsis
Tomahawk recruits a band of lumberjacks to help transport the timber they produced through Indian territory.
Keywords
Chippewa

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

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

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

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Stephens Credit Sales / 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. Timber for Fort Tomahawk!
    Tomahawk
  2. 1. Draw Bob Hope!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Four-Footed Renegade
    Tomahawk
  4. 3. DC Brings You the Kings of Comedy!
  5. 4. ["Medicine man practicing with his new drum!"]
    Chief Hot Foot
  6. 5. The Frontier Windmill Boat
    Tomahawk
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Gilbert Science Toys
  8. 7. Wanted: A Teen-Age Code
  9. 8. Chains of Freedom
  10. 9. Timber for Fort Tomahawk
    Tomahawk
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Nutty Putty
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Josely Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
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