(July-August 1948)

DC, 1942 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1948-05-26
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

All art credits verified with Eddy Zeno's Curt Swan checklist in Comic Book Marketplace #57.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Keeper of the Big Cage! (Table of Contents)

The Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Steve Brodie ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Boy Commandos

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

The Zoo of the Future! (Table of Contents: 3)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
John Fischetti ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rip Carter; Dr.Zotyl; Brooklyn; Tex
Synopsis
Rip Carter dreams he and two of the boys are transported to the future to help gather animals for an Inter World Zoo.

Rounding Up the Rustlers (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

"U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Unluckiest Guy in the World! (Table of Contents: 6)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Brooklyn; Rip Carter; Mr. Peg; Tex; Andre; Crazy-Quilt (villain); Unique Jinx Club
Synopsis
Brooklyn breaks a mirror and the resultant bad luck puts him in line for the electric chair.

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Kellogg's Variety / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Peg / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jumpin' jive! Look at that handsome hunk of man on our campus!
Genre
humor
Characters
Peg; Betty

The Long Road of Science (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Won - By a Whisper! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Show Time (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Adventures of "Popsicle Pete" / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Keeper of the Big Cage! (Table of Contents: 13)

The Boy Commandos / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Steve Brodie ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Brooklyn; Rip Carter; Tex; Andre; Warden Sharkey (dies); Milton Conway; Bull Cantrell
Synopsis
Rip is named temporary prison warden in order to straighten out the mess by the last warden who was murdered.

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

U. S. Keds / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Lit-Win
Pencils
Lit-Win
Inks
Lit-Win
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Danger! Men Working
Genre
humor

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Jerry, I'd like to ask a favor...
Genre
humor

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Milky Way / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Keeper of the Big Cage!
    The Boy Commandos
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. ["Want action???"]
  4. 3. The Zoo of the Future!
    The Boy Commandos
  5. 4. Rounding Up the Rustlers
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  6. 5. Captain Tootsie Traps the Circus Culprit
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll Pop
  7. 6. The Unluckiest Guy in the World!
    The Boy Commandos
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Variety
  10. 9. ["Jumpin' jive! Look at that handsome hunk of man on our campus!"]
    Peg
  11. 10. The Long Road of Science
  12. 11. Won - By a Whisper!
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Sports Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  13. 12. Show Time
    Adventures of "Popsicle Pete"
  14. 13. Keeper of the Big Cage!
    The Boy Commandos
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    U. S. Keds
  16. 15. ["Danger! Men Working"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  17. 16. ["Jerry, I'd like to ask a favor..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Cracker Jack
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Milky Way
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Bob Hughes
  • Dan Kocher
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Matthew Head
  • Peter Croome
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose