(October 1958)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Frogman Bait!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?

Genre:
war
Keywords:
frogmen; United States Navy; World War II

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

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Frogman Bait! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A small group of frogmen help take out an enemy submarine in the Pacific conflict.
Keywords:
frogmen; United States Navy; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["It started to rain while I'm on guard duty..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Private Pete / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; military
Characters:
Private Pete
Reprints:

Do You Know the Legend of Superman? (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Lost -- A Free Education! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky Biggs
Synopsis:
Binky advises against dropping out of high school.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated October 1951 and later in DC comics cover-dated November 1966.

A Tree Stands on Tarawa! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A soldier tries to protect a tree from destruction because it's his only cover from enemy fire.
Keywords:
World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

We Lead the Way! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
history of the 29th Infantry Regiment of the U. S. Army
Keywords:
United States Army

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Combat Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Lee McKay; Harold Lyons; Gary Ryker; Wesley Lamb

["June 1, 1813 -- During the engagement of the American frigate Chesapeake..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Navy Log! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Keywords:
War of 1812; World War II

Bush-League Battle! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bill Finger
Pencils:
Mort Drucker (signed)
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A minor league baseball player, now a soldier, uses his baseball skills against the enemy.
Keywords:
baseball; World War II

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Giant Dinosaurs / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Frogman Bait!]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Frogman Bait!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["It started to rain while I'm on guard duty..."]
    Private Pete
  6. 5. Do You Know the Legend of Superman?
    Superman
  7. 6. Lost -- A Free Education!
    Binky
  8. 7. A Tree Stands on Tarawa!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. We Lead the Way!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Combat Corner
  13. 12. ["June 1, 1813 -- During the engagement of the American frigate Chesapeake..."]
    Navy Log!
  14. 13. Bush-League Battle!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Giant Dinosaurs
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  • Mike Nielsen
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
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