(September-October 1964)

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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1964-07-16
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Killer Horse-- Killer Ship! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Cloud / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Johnny Cloud
Keywords
horse; plane; World War II

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

Fighting Ships / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Killer Horse-- Killer Ship! [Part One] (Table of Contents: 2)

Johnny Cloud / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Johnny Cloud
Synopsis
Johnny Cloud is assigned to a squadron that believes it is jinxed by a "killer" plane of its own.

Indexer Notes

World War II; aerial dogfight; Germans; P-51; superstition

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

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

See the Many Exciting Roles of Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Killer Horse-- Killer Ship! Part Two (Table of Contents: 7)

Johnny Cloud / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kaninger
Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Irv Novick
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Johnny Cloud
Synopsis
Johnny Cloud reflects on his youth when he tried to capture a white stallion and failed. The mascot of the killer plane is also a white stallion. His plane crashes into a field of horses. Cloud tames a white stallion to break the jinx and then brings down a German plane, using a pistol (!).
Keywords
aerial dogfight; horses; P-51; stallion; superstition; World War II

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

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

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

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Special $1 Subscription Form (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Come to the World's Fair! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Walter's International Wax Museum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Tunnel Dogfight! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
war
Characters
Lt. Gilbert; Eric von Roon
Synopsis
An American and German start a feud at Heidelburg before World War I and continue it in the skies during the war.
Keywords
Allied; bi-planes; blimp; duels; Fokker; Germans; Heidelburg; parachutes; railroad tunnel; Spad; World War I; zeppelin

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

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

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

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

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Military Ornaments / illustration / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Cockade Eagle depicted below...
Genre
non-fiction; military
Synopsis
Description of Cockade Eagle buttons used on Army staff officers clothing in 1814-1821 and eagle diamond plates worn by men of the artillery in the 1820s-1830s.
Keywords
1800s; Army; artillery

Remember- Nothing Else Is Silly Putty (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Wallace Brown / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Killer Horse-- Killer Ship!
    Johnny Cloud
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Ships
  3. 2. Killer Horse-- Killer Ship! [Part One]
    Johnny Cloud
  4. 3. ["Tootsie Rolls go on and on..."]
    Tootsie Rolls
  5. 4. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  6. 5. See the Many Exciting Roles of Jimmy Olsen
    80 Page Giant
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. Killer Horse-- Killer Ship! Part Two
    Johnny Cloud
  9. 8. ["What makes a Tootsie Pop so special?"]
    Tootsie Roll Pops
  10. 9. ["Boys and girls! Be my guest at the following amusement parks..."]
  11. 10. Special $1 Subscription Form
    DC Comics
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  13. 12. Come to the World's Fair!
    Walter's International Wax Museum
  14. 13. Tunnel Dogfight!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. ["The Cockade Eagle depicted below..."]
    American Military Ornaments
  19. 18. Remember- Nothing Else Is Silly Putty
    Silly Putty
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
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