(June-July 1963)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1963-04-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Larry Nadle [as Lawrence Nadle]
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

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
Fauntleroy Fox leaps from a trapeze toward Crawford Crow, whose trapeze has an "Out to Lunch" sign.
Reprints

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Alvin; Tom; George
Synopsis
Alvin thinks about dropping out of high school. A visit to George, who is working and going to night school to get his high school degree, convinces him otherwise.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for National Health, Welfare and Recration Agencies of the U. S. (c) 1963 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.

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

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

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

Job Number
651
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah -- The dream of my life has come true -- I own my own pleasure craft!!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
Fauntleroy Fox takes an early morning cruise on his new boat. Crawford Crow stows away and crashes the boat on a desert island. Fox swims back to shore, while Crow plans to finish the supplies and fly back later.

Indexer Notes

Crow breaks the fourth wall by assuring the reader that Fox will make it back to shore.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Jumbled Crosswords (Table of Contents: 5)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
Crossword puzzle with scrambled names of sea creatures as clues
Reprints

[Sell Grit] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Grit Publishing Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Job Number
652
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hold still, little birdie-- This will only take a minute!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
While Fox is bird-watching, Crow disguises himself as a yellow-breasted crow catcher and a purple-striped fox-snatcher in order to fool Fox into feeding him.

Great Masterpieces (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

True or False Kwiz (Table of Contents: 10)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis
True-False quiz
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Hound and the Hare / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Job Number
80
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Now what on Earth could be keeping those hounds-- I've been waiting for them all morning!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Hare; Hound Senior; Hound Junior
Synopsis
Hare assembles a boot on a pogo stick to fake the trail of a hunter. The Hounds find the pogo stick and use it to chase Hare.
Reprints

The Super Riddle (Table of Contents: 14)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Chucky Chipmunk; Willie Weasel; Glenn Groundhog; Oliver Owl; Platypus
Synopsis
Chucky Chipmunk asks Willie Weasel and Glenn Groundhog a riddle about a platypus and they laugh at him. Oliver Owl answers the riddle with a platypus's scientific name. A playpus shows up!

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

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

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

Job Number
3-M #124
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Lessee! Add 4 carry 2, multiply by 14, divide by 6!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow; Mr. Gyppe; Jeeves (Fox's chauffeur)
Synopsis
Crow dupes Fox into buying 100 acres of worthless swampland for $35. Fox pretends to make a fortune on frogs' legs and sells it back to Crow for $1000.

Indexer Notes

A rare appearance by other characters in The Fox and the Crow.

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Missile Attack!] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[147 Famous Automobiles] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Fox and the Crow
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. ["Ah -- The dream of my life has come true -- I own my own pleasure craft!!"]
    The Fox and the Crow
  4. 3. ["Try a tongue teaser!"]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["The swing is to DC!"]
  6. 5. Jumbled Crosswords
  7. 6. [Sell Grit]
    Grit Publishing Co.
  8. 7. ["Curious coins! Odd paper money!"]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  9. 8. ["Hold still, little birdie-- This will only take a minute!"]
    The Fox and the Crow
  10. 9. Great Masterpieces
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. True or False Kwiz
  12. 11. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. ["Free! These... and more new issue stamps... just released"]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  14. 13. ["Now what on Earth could be keeping those hounds-- I've been waiting for them all morning!"]
    The Hound and the Hare
  15. 14. The Super Riddle
  16. 15. ["Lessee! Add 4 carry 2, multiply by 14, divide by 6!"]
    The Fox and the Crow
  17. 16. ["Your eyes may play tricks...but not your taste!"]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  18. 17. [Missile Attack!]
  19. 18. [147 Famous Automobiles]
  20. 19. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  21. 20. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
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