Title on cover is both "Nancy and Sluggo Comics" and "Nancy and Sluggo" while in the indicia it is "Nancy-Sluggo"; no month of publication given on cover or in indicia.
On sale date as listed in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, 1953 Books and Pamphlets, January-June 1953, page 87 as stated: Bushmiller, Ernie. Nancy and Sluggo. cPrev. pub. serially in Tip Top comics, no. 172, Sparkler comics, no. 92, 98, Sparkle comics, no. 3, 8, 13, 15, 1 v. illus. (Nancy and Sluggo comics, no. 21) (c) on compilation; United Feature Syndicate, inc.; 6 Feb 1953; registration number A84080.