Buzzy #54
(February 1954)

DC, 1944 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
44
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept. and Dec.
On-sale Date
1953-12-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle ? (actual)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff

Can You Draw Me? (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buzzy, let's all drop by the soda parlor...
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Bink Higgins; Wolfert the Wolf; Glenda Green; Homer Gruff; Freddie
Synopsis
Wolfert tries to show Mr. Gruff that Buzzy's car is dangerous so that Mr. Gruff will forbid Susie to ride with Buzzy.

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[This Will Make You Laugh!] (Table of Contents: 4)

Annie Gram / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs; Mr. Biggs
Synopsis
Allergy feels bad that he didn't buy fancy presents for his family but they remind him of all the other good things he did for everyone over the holidays.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated January 1956 and January 1960.

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey, kids! Have you seen the display in Arden's Department Store window...
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Glenda Green; Wolfert the Wolf; Freddie
Synopsis
Wolfert cheats to try and win a toboggan race against Buzzy so that he can win the prize for Susie, but Glenda gets jealous and ruins it for Wolfie.
Reprints
Keywords
toboggans; winter

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

Lucky Song Parade Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Teen Teaser / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is always in a tree!

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

Buzzy / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wait, Susie! I'll join you and treat you to a malt!
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Wolfert the Wolf; Homer Gruff; Freddie
Synopsis
Wolfie's latest trick involves paying the local radio station to play songs dedicated to Buzzy and Glenda so that Susie will be jealous.

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

Lady Wildroot Shampoo / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

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

Roundies / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A good boxer hardly ever hits this!
Characters
Wolfert the Wolf

Indexer Notes

word puzzle

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

Rusty / comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Oksner ?
Inks
Bob Oksner ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Golly, Mr. Joe -- My girl, Betty, is giving a big party tonight!
Genre
teen
Characters
Rusty; Betty; Douglas Dumwood; Mr. Joe
Synopsis
Rusty's barber accidentally dyes Rusty's hair green.

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

statement of ownership / 0.25 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1953
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G, Donenfeld, R. Liebowitz, S.U. Sampliner, J.S. Liebowitz & A.I. Menin as Trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, A.I. Menin & J.I. Golinko as Trustees for L. Liebowitz and J. Liebowitz, A. Donenfeld, F. Iger, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., I. Donenfeld, all at 480 Lexington Avenue, New York 17, N.Y.

White Elephant (Table of Contents: 16)

Buzzy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry ? (illustration)
Inks
Raymond Perry ? (illustratrion)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Homer Gruff; Mrs. Gruff
Synopsis
Buzzy and Susie want to gather items to donate to a white elephant sale, but her parents can't agree to give anything away.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ella's mad at me for making a date at the party with another girl...
Genre
humor; teen

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Graham Place
Inks
Graham Place
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Isn't that a Tony Trillo record, Buzzy?
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Wolfert the Wolf; Freddie
Synopsis
Wolfie tries to embarrass Buzzy by sabotaging the recording that Buzzy makes for Susie of his singing, but everyone at Susie's party thinks it's very clever.

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

Cheerful Card Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Motor Book Dept. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buzzy
  2. 1. Can You Draw Me?
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. ["Buzzy, let's all drop by the soda parlor..."]
    Buzzy
  4. 3. ["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  5. 4. [This Will Make You Laugh!]
    Annie Gram
  6. 5. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  7. 6. ["Hey, kids! Have you seen the display in Arden's Department Store window..."]
    Buzzy
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Song Parade Co.
  9. 8. ["This is always in a tree!"]
    Teen Teaser
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. ["Wait, Susie! I'll join you and treat you to a malt!"]
    Buzzy
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Lady Wildroot Shampoo
  13. 12. ["Did you hear the exciting news, 'Topper'?"]
    Hopalong Cassidy
  14. 13. ["A good boxer hardly ever hits this!"]
    Roundies
  15. 14. ["Golly, Mr. Joe -- My girl, Betty, is giving a big party tonight!"]
    Rusty
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
  17. 16. White Elephant
    Buzzy
  18. 17. ["Ella's mad at me for making a date at the party with another girl..."]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  19. 18. ["Isn't that a Tony Trillo record, Buzzy?"]
    Buzzy
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Co.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Motor Book Dept.
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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