(January-February 1949)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1948-11-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
A Superman DC Publication
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Mort Weisinger (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Double for Death! (Table of Contents)

Boy Commandos / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Marvin Stein ?
Colors
Jack Kirby
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Tex; Andre

Indexer Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston via the GCD Error List.

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)

Brooklyn -- The Walking Book of Knowledge! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Charles Nicholas ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Tex; Andre
Synopsis
Unknown to the Commandos a scientist uses Brooklyn in an experiment that makes him a walking encyclopedia.

Henry Iba (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Columbia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Gem King! (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script
Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino ?
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Tex; Smokey Elvery; Cannon Miller; Muggs Fargus; Beans McGraw; Tony Fabien; Buggsy Jones; Henry King
Synopsis
Rip disguises himself as Smokey in order to discover who the secret boss of a criminal gang is.

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

Monark Super Deluxe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mystery Mine's Treasure! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Kellogg's Rice Krispies / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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
Well, it's stopped snowing, Daffy...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Paul Bunyan and His Blue Ox, Babe (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

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

Peg / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
H'lo, Boots - I'm meeting my date here!
Genre
humor; teen

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

Northwestern Products Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Shorty / 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
No! -And go away, you pest!
Genre
humor

The Man with the Purple Hand (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Solitary Confinement! (Table of Contents: 17)

Boy Commandos / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Kirby ?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Marvin Stein ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Characters
Bryan Clay; Rip Carter; Brooklyn; Andre; Tex
Synopsis
When criminal Bryan Clay gets out of prison, the Commandos shadow to see if he'll lead them to the stolen loot.

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Gets the Bird! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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

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
Look at that swell pond...
Genre
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

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

What to Do If Lost in the Woods at Night (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Eveready / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Double for Death!
    Boy Commandos
  2. 1. Editorial Advisory Board
  3. 2. America's Greatest Comics Characters
  4. 3. Brooklyn -- The Walking Book of Knowledge!
    Boy Commandos
  5. 4. Henry Iba
    Wheaties
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Columbia
  7. 6. The Gem King!
    Boy Commandos
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Monark Super Deluxe
  9. 8. Mystery Mine's Treasure!
    Ray-o-Vac
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Rice Krispies
  11. 10. ["Well, it's stopped snowing, Daffy..."]
    Daffy & Doodle
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Irvin Foster Sportswear
  13. 12. Paul Bunyan and His Blue Ox, Babe
  14. 13. ["H'lo, Boots - I'm meeting my date here!"]
    Peg
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Northwestern Products Co.
  16. 15. ["No! -And go away, you pest!"]
    Shorty
  17. 16. The Man with the Purple Hand
    Adventures of Sam Spade; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  18. 17. Solitary Confinement!
    Boy Commandos
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  20. 19. Gets the Bird!
    Bazooka the Atom Bubble Boy
  21. 20. ["Look at that swell pond..."]
    Shorty
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Adventures of Nip & Tuck; Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  23. 22. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
  24. 23. [no title indexed]
    National Radio Institute
  25. 24. What to Do If Lost in the Woods at Night
    Eveready
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