(November-December 1948)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1948-09-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Mort Weisinger (actual)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Miracle Pitcher (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby (signed)
Inks
Steve Brodie [as Joe Simon]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Tex; Andre; Bob Feller

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

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

America's Greatest Comics Characters (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Miracle Pitcher (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
Don C. Cameron ?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Tex; Bob Feller; Chopper Miller
Synopsis
Major league pitcher Bob Feller helps the Boy Commandos on the case, even if he doesn't play with the Dodgers.

Bob Feller (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Death on the Speedway (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Columbia; Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike! / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Saving the Secret Supersonic Plane (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

Willy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Phil Berube (signed)
Pencils
Phil Berube (signed)
Inks
Phil Berube (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can I go out, Mom?
Genre
humor; children

The Triumph of William Tell! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
?
Pencils
John Severin
Inks
George Klein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rip Carter (as William Tell); Brooklyn; Andre; Tex
Synopsis
Brooklyn tests a supersonic plane and goes back in time to William Tell's day.

Indexer Notes

credits from Craig Delich

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

Kellogg's Corn Flakes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jimmie Saves the Limited (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Wrist Watch / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jerry the Jitterbug / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There! It's all set now - Right by the milk bottles!
Genre
humor; teen

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Bill Wins? (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Irvin Foster Sportswear / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The First Balloons (Table of Contents: 16)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
R. H. Joseph
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Daffy & Doodle / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Squish!
Genre
humor

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Demonstrate! That's what sells things...
Genre
humor

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

B. F. Goodrich / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Substitute Boy Commandos (Table of Contents: 21)

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

Script
John Broome ? (Writer A?)
Pencils
Arthur Peddy ?
Inks
Gil Kane ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Tex; Oklahoma (intro); Bronx (intro); Marconi (intro); Silver Skull
Synopsis
The Boys want to go on vacation and ask Rip to come up with substitutes to replace them.

Indexer Notes

credits from Craig Delich

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

American Flyer / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Avalanche! (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

Ray-o-Vac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Catch More Fish (Table of Contents: 27) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Miracle Pitcher
    Boy Commandos
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. America's Greatest Comics Characters
  4. 3. The Miracle Pitcher
    Boy Commandos
  5. 4. Bob Feller
    Wheaties
  6. 5. Death on the Speedway
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Columbia; Daydream Mike and His Wonderful Bike!
  8. 7. Saving the Secret Supersonic Plane
    "U. S." Royal; U. S. Bike Tires
  9. 8. ["Can I go out, Mom?"]
    Willy
  10. 9. The Triumph of William Tell!
    Boy Commandos
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Corn Flakes
  12. 11. Jimmie Saves the Limited
    Ingersoll Mickey Mouse Wrist Watch
  13. 12. ["There! It's all set now - Right by the milk bottles!"]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  15. 14. Bill Wins?
    Cracker Jack
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Irvin Foster Sportswear
  17. 16. The First Balloons
  18. 17. ["Squish!"]
    Daffy & Doodle
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  20. 19. ["Demonstrate! That's what sells things..."]
    Shorty
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    B. F. Goodrich
  22. 21. The Substitute Boy Commandos
    Boy Commandos
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    American Flyer
  24. 23. Avalanche!
    Ray-o-Vac
  25. 24. [no title indexed]
    U. S. Keds
  26. 25. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  27. 26. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Co.
  28. 27. How to Catch More Fish
    Eveready
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Ray Bottorff Jr
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