(October-November 1959)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U. S.; Later Standard Silver Age U. S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

The Screaming Eagle Ambush! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics.

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Screaming Eagle Ambush! (Table of Contents: 2)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Johnny Thunder [John Tane]
Synopsis:
Further origin of Johnny Thunder... Everyone assumes he's a crack shot, but he's not. So he swings and plows into villains "to save from hitting anyone else" and "shoots wild" to drop a chandelier when bandits kidnap his father who warns, "Don't do things the hard way!"
Reprints:

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

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

It's Fun to Learn! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy

["Two prospectors hopefully began digging in a likely-looking gulch..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Curious Names of Western Mines-- / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier
Reprints:

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Trial by Magic! (Table of Contents: 8)

Foley of the Fighting 5th / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Lt. Dan Foley of the Fighting Fifth Cavalry
Synopsis:
A circus has failed to arrived at Fort Desolation, so Dan goes to find them. They were diverted by the Comanches and forced to perform. Dan joins as a juggler, whirls colored torches that "accidentally" set fire to teepees. The circus escapes, but he's captured and hung in a cage for target practice. He swings the cage, is cut loose by arrows, and bolts. Later the circus performs, and Dan shows off his juggling!
Reprints:
Keywords:
cavalry; Comanches

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

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

The Hitching Post / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (Hitching Post Editor)
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
western-frontier

Indexer Notes

Letters by Ron Howard; Mark Lohre; Tom Wardley; Brad Milgrim.

[Iroquois, Pascagoula] (Table of Contents: 11)

Indian Tribal Names! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn
Job Number:
[824]

Genre:
non-fiction; western-frontier

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

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

Every Sheriff Has 5 Soldiers! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Trigger Twins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
western-frontier
Characters:
Trigger Twins
Synopsis:
Sheriff Walt Trigger is stymied as the Black Scarf gang robs stages and banks. Brother Wayne warns he's acting without thinking, and should his "five soldiers" - his five senses - to bust the gang. He tracks the gang and sniffs out the scarf, which smells of rabbitbush. But one gang member was knocked out in the dark. Oh, Wayne's hands smell of rabbitbush too, so he was there helping!

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

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

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Midwest Card Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Screaming Eagle Ambush!
    Johnny Thunder
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Screaming Eagle Ambush!
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Colorfoto
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  6. 5. It's Fun to Learn!
  7. 6. ["Two prospectors hopefully began digging in a likely-looking gulch..."]
    Curious Names of Western Mines--
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  9. 8. Trial by Magic!
    Foley of the Fighting 5th
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Hitching Post
  12. 11. [Iroquois, Pascagoula]
    Indian Tribal Names!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. Every Sheriff Has 5 Soldiers!
    The Trigger Twins
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Co.
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