(August-September 1976)

DC, 1972 Series
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Volume
5
Price
1.00 USD
Pages
60
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1976-05-04
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Line of DC Super-Stars
Editing
Sol Harrison (editor); Paul Levitz (assistant editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Tabloid
Paper Stock
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from Comics Reader #130.


Superman Salutes the Bicentennial (Table of Contents)

Superman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
Sol Harrison
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Color credits provided by Anthony Tollin.

[Foreword] (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sol Harrison
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
Typeset

Characters
United States Capitol
Synopsis
Introduction by Sol Harrison, president of National Periodical Publications, Inc.

Indexer Notes

On the inside front cover.

The Spirit of 1776! (Table of Contents: 2)

Superman; Tomahawk / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Curt Swan (page 1 and all but last panel of page 2); Fred Ray (last panel of page 2 and all of page 3)
Inks
Vince Colletta (uncredited, page 1 and all but last panel of page 2); Fred Ray (last panel of page 2 and all of page 3)
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
L-498
Genre
superhero; war
Characters
Superman; Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; George Washington
Synopsis
Superman uses his time projector to view Tomahawk and Dan Hunter's first meeting with George Washington.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Colletta inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Curt Swan as only Swan and Ray are credited.

Introduction by Superman leads into the one-page excerpt from Tomahawk story.

Adventure in New York! (Table of Contents: 3)

Tomahawk / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
L-499
Genre
war
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; George Washington; Major Throg-Smith; Wylie; Sam Appleby; Will Reade; Tim Benson; Basil Barr; John MacReady
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Superman added at top of first panel.

The Magic Tomahawk! (Table of Contents: 4)

Tomahawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
L-500
Genre
war
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Paul Revere (cameo); George Washington; Chief Three Eagles
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Features an introduction by Superman added at top of first panel.

Don't Fire Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes! (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Characters
Colonel William Prescott
Synopsis
Factoid about quote from Colonel William Prescott.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Art credits from index of original publication.

[Valley Forge] (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 13 pages (report information)

Script
Fred Ray
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
L-501
Genre
war
Characters
General Sir William Howe; George Washington; Baron Von Stueben
Synopsis
General George Washington and his troops suffer through Valley Forge.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Copyright 1951 Frederic Ray.

The First Sub (Table of Contents: 7)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Ben Oda

Job Number
L-502
Genre
war
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; David Bushnell; Chief Choctaw
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Superman added at top of first panel.

Frontier Theater! (Table of Contents: 8)

Tomahawk / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
L-503
Genre
war
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Jefferson Hale; Bess Hale; Colonel Rhodes; John Beckett
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Superman added at top of first panel.

Original title: "Tomahawk's Triumph!"

Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
war
Synopsis
Filler featuring an illustration of a map of Bunker Hill and Breed's Hill, subtitled "The Battle that was Misnamed", as the battle was actually fought on Breed's Hill.
Reprints
  • from ?

The Battle of the Master Woodsmen (Table of Contents: 10)

Tomahawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Job Number
L-504
Genre
war; western-frontier
Characters
Tomahawk; Dan Hunter; Thacker Young; Fleet Foot; Angry Bear
Synopsis
Tomahawk and Dan are meeting with a friend when it is announced that the Revolutionary War has started. But their friend joins the British army, and duels in a battle of wits with Tomahawk.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Superman added at top of first panel.

The Bicentennial Planet (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Al Plastino ?; Fred Ray (illustrations)
Inks
Al Plastino ?; Fred Ray (illustrations)
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Job Number
L-505
Genre
war
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
A bonus feature showcasing a newspaper from the 1770's/1780's that features the following news stories: "Continental Congress Declares Independence," "Armed Rebellion at Lexington," "Cornwallis Surrenders" and "Peace Treaty with England Signed."
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Introduction by Superman at the top of each page. Includes an illustration of the signing of the Declaration of Independence and an illustration of George Washington at Valley Forge.

Who Were the Hessians? (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
Fred Ray
Letters
Ben Oda

Genre
non-fiction; war
Synopsis
A two-third page illustration of Benedict Arnold, a strange war monument and the Hessians.
Reprints
  • from ? [appears to be a reprint]

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

Fred Ray, Jr. (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Fred Ray
Inks
?
Letters
?

Genre
biography
Synopsis
Bio of Fred Ray.

Indexer Notes

On the inside back cover.

The Presidents of the United States (Table of Contents: 14)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Synopsis
Illustrations and years of presidency for each president through Gerald Ford.

Indexer Notes

On back cover.

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Superman Salutes the Bicentennial
    Superman
  2. 1. [Foreword]
  3. 2. The Spirit of 1776!
    Superman; Tomahawk
  4. 3. Adventure in New York!
    Tomahawk
  5. 4. The Magic Tomahawk!
    Tomahawk
  6. 5. Don't Fire Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes!
  7. 6. [Valley Forge]
  8. 7. The First Sub
    Tomahawk
  9. 8. Frontier Theater!
    Tomahawk
  10. 9. Map of the Battle of Bunker Hill
  11. 10. The Battle of the Master Woodsmen
    Tomahawk
  12. 11. The Bicentennial Planet
  13. 12. Who Were the Hessians?
  14. 13. Fred Ray, Jr.
  15. 14. The Presidents of the United States
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