(February-March 1958)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1957-12-22
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

Book drops to two features with longer stories. Robin Hood moves to ROBIN HOOD TALES.

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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Double Length Adventures starring The Viking Prince ~ The Silent Knight (Table of Contents)

The Viking Prince / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick (signed)
Inks
Irv Novick (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; historical
Reprints

How to Gain up to 50 Lbs. of Mighty Muscles! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Trap of Sir Hawk! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Silent Knight / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; historical
Synopsis
A huge brute, Sir Hawk, robs anyone traversing the Forest Perilous. The Silent Knight topples off a trick bridge, battles underwater, frees a trapped sword from a stone with a lightning bolt, and finally catapults feet-first into Sir Hawk to rescue the fair Lady Celia.
Reprints

Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912 (Table of Contents: 3)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
J. S. Liebowitz (Business Manager)
Letters
typeset

Synopsis
A list of owners, publisher, editor, managing editor and business manager of The Brave and the Bolds.

Indexer Notes

No circulation figures are given.

You've Got a Comet by the Tail (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Danger on the Delhi Road (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The dangers of travel in India.

The Flushing Remonstrance (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
John Bowne
Synopsis
A brief account of the fight for religious freedom in the new world.

The Viking and the Mermaid! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Viking Prince / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks
Joe Kubert (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; historical
Characters
Viking Prince
Synopsis
New direction: no more adopted fishing village, no more Gunnda... Accompanied by a mute bard, an amnesiac Jon journeys to find his lost identity. He must complete the Twelve Tasks of Thor mandated by the evil Torgunn the Claw to win back his throne... He defeats a giant (man) in combat, captures fire in an ice demon's helmet, and rescues a mermaid (captive woman) from a chest beneath the sea. More tasks to come...
Reprints

Free! Treasure Chest of Prized Stamps from Pirate Strongholds! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Casey the Cop / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, I forgot my handcuffs!
Genre
humor
Characters
Casey
Synopsis
Casey catches a crook inside a museum.

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big Jewel Mystery (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Double Length Adventures starring The Viking Prince ~ The Silent Knight
    The Viking Prince
  2. 1. How to Gain up to 50 Lbs. of Mighty Muscles!
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Trap of Sir Hawk!
    The Silent Knight
  4. 3. Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912
  5. 4. You've Got a Comet by the Tail
    DC Comics
  6. 5. Danger on the Delhi Road
  7. 6. The Flushing Remonstrance
  8. 7. The Viking and the Mermaid!
    The Viking Prince
  9. 8. Free! Treasure Chest of Prized Stamps from Pirate Strongholds!
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  10. 9. ["Golly, I forgot my handcuffs!"]
    Casey the Cop
  11. 10. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  12. 11. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big Jewel Mystery
    Cloverine Brand Salve
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