(December 1952-January 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1952-10-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia: THE FOX & THE CROW, No. 7, Dec., '52-Jan., '53. Published bi-monthly by National Comics Publications, Inc., 2 Main Street, Bridgeport, Conn. Editorial and executive offices, 480 lexington Ave., New York 17, N. Y. Whitney Ellsworth, Editor. Entered as second class matter Feb. 18, 1952, at the post office at Bridgeport, Conn. under the act of March 3, 1879. Yearly subscription in the U. S. 75ยข including postage. Foreign, $1.50 in American funds. For advertising rates address Richard A. Feldon & Co., 205 E. 42nd St., New York 17, N. Y. Entire contents copyrighted 1952 by National Comics Publications, Inc. Except for those who have authorized use of their names, the stories, characters and incidents mentioned in this periodical are entirely imaginary and fictitious, and no identification with actual persons, living or dead, is intended or should be inferred. Printed in U.S.A.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Fox and the Crow / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Cal Howard ?
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
Crow cuts Fox's window-washer's strap.

Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
Cal Howard ?
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Little boy blou-hoo come blow your horn...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
Fox drives Crow crazy with his music for "Little Boy Blue." Crow shows up as Little Boy Blue, dupes Fox out of $200, and makes him stop singing.

Boys! Girls! Tune in Tootsie Hippodrome (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Rolls / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World! (Table of Contents: 6)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman convinces a group of children to contribute their movie money to UNICEF.
Keywords
political

Indexer Notes

This page is published as a public service in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations. Credits from a list by Lionel English.

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

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Beard; Alpine Harper ?
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
And now for the news! Fauntleroy Fox, a resident of this area inherited a billion today!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
Crawford Crow makes amends with Fauntleroy Fox to trick him into giving him half of his inherited billion -- feet of string!

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Picture Math / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This goes with a hook!
Synopsis
Rebus with error in answer

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

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

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

Fun Shop / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The name of what tree can be spelled with these six letters?
Synopsis
Riddles, puzzles and facts

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

Play Letters / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel?
Pencils
Martin Naydel ?; Jim Davis ?
Inks
Martin Naydel ?; Jim Davis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At the top of this puzzle a series of letters is printed...
Characters
Crawford Crow
Synopsis
Word puzzle

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

Animal Wonderland / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
When feeding in groups, these strange birds post a sentinel...
Genre
non-fiction; animal
Synopsis
Facts about toucans, bears and Alaskan blackfish

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

The Hound and the Hare / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Cal Howard ?
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Arf! Arf! Arf! Yeurf!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hound; Hare
Synopsis
Hound decides to hunt geese, but Hare convinces him to go back to hunting hares.

Rudolph Is Back Again! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Painting the Town Pink (Table of Contents: 16)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Simon Swordfish; Oliver Owl
Synopsis
The residents of Salty Center make their town into a tourist attraction with the help of crazy-looking but cagey Oliver Owl.

Indexer Notes

One small illustration

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

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
Cal Howard ?
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm worried! How will I ever get these groceries home...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
Fauntleroy Fox fails to sneak his groceries past Crawford Crow.

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

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Cal Howard ?
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Crow! Stop skating past my house!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
Fauntleroy Fox glues Crawford Crow's skates to his sidewalk.

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fox and the Crow
  2. 1. Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop
  3. 2. ["Little boy blou-hoo come blow your horn..."]
    The Fox and the Crow
  4. 3. Boys! Girls! Tune in Tootsie Hippodrome
    Tootsie Rolls
  5. 4. ["Whoopee! This is the real Wild West!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Superman Shows How UNICEF Spells Help for the Children of the World!
    Superman
  8. 7. ["And now for the news! Fauntleroy Fox, a resident of this area inherited a billion today!"]
    The Fox and the Crow
  9. 8. ["I wish he'd get interested in a girl and start using Wildroot Cream-Oil!"]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  10. 9. ["This goes with a hook!"]
    Picture Math
  11. 10. ["Hurry! Get your own gold lettered personalized wallet!"]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  12. 11. ["The name of what tree can be spelled with these six letters?"]
    Fun Shop
  13. 12. ["At the top of this puzzle a series of letters is printed..."]
    Play Letters
  14. 13. ["When feeding in groups, these strange birds post a sentinel..."]
    Animal Wonderland
  15. 14. ["Arf! Arf! Arf! Yeurf!"]
    The Hound and the Hare
  16. 15. Rudolph Is Back Again!
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  17. 16. Painting the Town Pink
  18. 17. ["I'm worried! How will I ever get these groceries home..."]
    The Fox and the Crow
  19. 18. ["Crow! Stop skating past my house!"]
    The Fox and the Crow
  20. 19. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  21. 20. ["The famous Daisy 1000-shot Red Ryder Cowboy Carbine..."]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  22. 21. ["Wear 'em once... You'll be a lifetime fan"]
    Thom McAn
This issue was most recently modified by:
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