(June-July 1958)

DC, 1947 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1958-04-10
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); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US, latter issues standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Even though Whitney Ellsworth is listed as editor in the indicia, interviews and conversations with Jack Schiff indicate that Schiff was the actual editor with Murray Boltinoff as an assistant.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Daredevil Bandit! (Table of Contents)

Gang Busters / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime

Free! Treasure Chest of Prized Stamps (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

I Pilot a Prison Boat (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Skipper; Officer Wade; Machine Gun Madden; Willie Jackson
Synopsis
A retiring prison boat captain reminisces about some of his past encounters with criminals.

Glad to See You! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Nature's Prize Pupil (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Comparison of man's accomplishments with the natural abilities of some animals.

The Apprentice Sleuths (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Joe Travers; three unnamed trainees
Synopsis
Joe Travers trains three policemen to become detectives.

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

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
Now, now, lady, you passed the red light!
Genre
humor

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

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

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

Warden Willis / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Job Number
#8
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Someone escaped!
Genre
humor

Indexer Notes

There is a #8 notation beside Henry Boltinoff's signature. This is most likely referring to the 8th Warden Willis strip he has done and NOT a job number.

I Married a Cop (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Dick and Jane (married couple; no last names given)
Synopsis
A woman tells of her frustrations of being married to a police detective.

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

The Grapevine / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; crime
Synopsis
Anecdotes about crime cases.

Sentence Fulfilled! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Brief account of a prisoner's hunger strike in an attempt to cheat the hangman.

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

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
Those prisoners certainly put in a day's work...
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Daredevil Bandit! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Bill Finger ?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Characters
Detective Paul Ryan; Detective Harry Blaine; Sgt. Lockman
Synopsis
Police attempt to capture a criminal who uses incredible stunts to escape after he commits a crime.
Reprints

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Add 4 "Power Packed" Inches of Muscle (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Daredevil Bandit!
    Gang Busters
  2. 1. Free! Treasure Chest of Prized Stamps
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  3. 2. I Pilot a Prison Boat
  4. 3. Glad to See You!
    Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman
  5. 4. Nature's Prize Pupil
  6. 5. The Apprentice Sleuths
  7. 6. ["Now, now, lady, you passed the red light!"]
    Casey the Cop
  8. 7. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. ["Someone escaped!"]
    Warden Willis
  10. 9. I Married a Cop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    The Grapevine
  12. 11. Sentence Fulfilled!
  13. 12. ["Those prisoners certainly put in a day's work..."]
    Casey the Cop
  14. 13. The Daredevil Bandit!
  15. 14. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. Add 4 "Power Packed" Inches of Muscle
    Joe Weider
  17. 16. 100 Toy Soldiers
    Josely Co.
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