(January-February 1963)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Inks:
Russ Heath [as RH] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war

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.

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

Comicpac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Second Sight for a Pilot! (Table of Contents: 2)

Johnny Cloud / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Irv Novick
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Lt. Johnny Cloud; Tex; Johnny Cloud's father (flashback); Singing Waters (flashback)
Synopsis:
Johnny's third sight has him seeing enemy planes before they appeared, but he finally attacks the real planes before they can bring down a Flying Fortress.

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 5.67 pages and 6.67 pages.

["For holiday giving..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Touchdown for Picasso! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Stan; friend of Stan's; Biff Drake
Synopsis:
Stan learns that his favorite football player also enjoys the fine arts.

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence provided by Donald Dale Milne; credits from a list by Lionel English.

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

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

The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Conquer or Die... Air-Battle Story of the 1st Fighter Group... (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; war
Synopsis:
History of the 1st Fighter Group, 1918-1943.

Time Bomb in My Lap! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Characters:
Eddie Kane; Ted Morrow; Von Kreigmann
Synopsis:
Eddie is a too cautious pilot, but when an unexploded round lodges in his plane he flies like he has nothing to lose.

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

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as Sgt. Rock]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Sgt.Rock

Indexer Notes

Letters from: Drew Wheeler; Bobby Stone; Peter Wescott and Al Devine; Mark Ebner, with an illustration.

The I.O.U. Tank! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Hank Chapman
Pencils:
Jack Abel
Inks:
Jack Abel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
A tank crew stuck in a tank trap and a fighter pilot with disabled guns team up to destroy some enemy tanks using the pilot as eyes for the tank crew to aim with.

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

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Comicpac
  3. 2. Second Sight for a Pilot!
    Johnny Cloud
  4. 3. ["For holiday giving..."]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Giant Batman Annual
  6. 5. Touchdown for Picasso!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories
  8. 7. Conquer or Die... Air-Battle Story of the 1st Fighter Group...
  9. 8. Time Bomb in My Lap!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Sea Devils
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Sgt. Rock's Combat Corner
  12. 11. The I.O.U. Tank!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Derek Reinhard
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Bob Klein
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Peter Croome
  • Ed Boner