(January-February 1948)

DC, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1947-11-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (editor); Jack Schiff (assistant editor); Murray Boltinoff (art); George Kashdan (story)
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

On-sale date from copyright registration. On-sale date of November 28 in Boy Commandos (DC, 1942 series) #25.


Boss of Gila Gap (Table of Contents)

The Cowboy Marshal / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
western-frontier

How to Get a Roadmaster for Christmas (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Roadmaster / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Boss of Gila Gap! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Cowboy Marshal / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle Jr.
Inks
Ed Smalle Jr.
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

Easy New Wheaties Contest! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Bronc They Couldn't Bust! (Table of Contents: 4)

Rodeo Rick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Post (signed)
Inks
Howard Post (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
western-frontier

Gunfighter! (Table of Contents: 5)

A Fact Feature / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
Stookie Allen

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Bill Tilghman
Synopsis
A short feature about the life of Bill Tilghman, one of the lawmen of the Old West.

Indexer Notes

Feature printed on top half of page.

Rescue from the Wreck (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Bright Star Batteries / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Jesse James Rides Again! (Table of Contents: 7)

Vigilante / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
western-frontier

Famous Erector (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

The A. G. Gilbert Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Texas Ranger (Table of Contents: 9)

A Fact Feature / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
Stookie Allen

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Frank Hamer
Synopsis
A summary of Texas Ranger Frank Hamer's career.

Tables Turned Double (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script
Henry Lysing
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Don Stuart; Blackie Dawson
Synopsis
A cowboy has problems when he captures a bank robber.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Jailbreaker! (Table of Contents: 12)

The Wyoming Kid / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
The Wyoming Kid (intro)
Reprints

Cattle Detective (Table of Contents: 13)

A Fact Feature / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Stookie Allen
Pencils
Stookie Allen
Inks
Stookie Allen
Colors
?
Letters
Stookie Allen

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Characters
Tom Horn; Matt Rash
Synopsis
How Tom Horn captured Matt Rash.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

Willie Wonder (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Most Popular Boy (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

High School "Champs" of America by Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Be a Radio Technician (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

National Radio Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

American Boys Bill of Rights (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Boss of Gila Gap
    The Cowboy Marshal
  2. 1. How to Get a Roadmaster for Christmas
    Roadmaster
  3. 2. The Boss of Gila Gap!
    The Cowboy Marshal
  4. 3. Easy New Wheaties Contest!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. The Bronc They Couldn't Bust!
    Rodeo Rick
  6. 5. Gunfighter!
    A Fact Feature
  7. 6. Rescue from the Wreck
    Bright Star Batteries
  8. 7. Jesse James Rides Again!
    Vigilante
  9. 8. Famous Erector
    The A. G. Gilbert Company
  10. 9. Texas Ranger
    A Fact Feature
  11. 10. Tables Turned Double
  12. 11. Editorial Advisory Board
  13. 12. The Jailbreaker!
    The Wyoming Kid
  14. 13. Cattle Detective
    A Fact Feature
  15. 14. Willie Wonder
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  16. 15. Most Popular Boy
    High School "Champs" of America by Thom McAn
  17. 16. Be a Radio Technician
    National Radio Institute
  18. 17. American Boys Bill of Rights
    Daisy Air Rifles
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