Buzzy #55
(April 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
1954-02-01
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; Homer Gruff
Keywords
clocks; dancing

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

[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
What will we do on this keen spring day, Buzzy?
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Bink Higgins; Susie Gruff; Wolfert the Wolf; Glenda Green; Mary Brown; Freddie
Synopsis
Buzzy and Bink go to buy the food for a big cookout and Wolfie tries to strand them so that he can have Susie to himself.

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

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Inks
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
P-s-s-t! Pud, let's play a trick on Tim.
Genre
children

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

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

Varsity Vic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Why so thoughtful, Vic?
Genre
teen
Characters
Varsity Vic

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

Squeekie!; Lady Wildroot Shampoo / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No square dance for me tonight...

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi, Buzzy!" "Hi, Susie! Can I see you a minute?
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Bink Higgins; Miss Morton
Synopsis
Binky stays up late studying for a test so he keeps dozing off in school the next day -- and it turns out he was wrong about the day of the test!
Reprints

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

Leave It to Binky / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Millions of readers know...
Genre
teen

Indexer Notes

house ad for Leave It to Binky (DC, 1948 series) #38

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Buzzy, aren't you glad you're finally in my Popsy's good graces?
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Wolfert the Wolf; Homer Gruff
Synopsis
Wolfie tries to get Buzzy in trouble with Mr. Gruff by exchanging Buzzy's present of a box of cigars with a box of exploding cigars.
Reprints

Teen-Agers at Hotels (Table of Contents: 10)

The Fittin' Thing / cartoon / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker ?
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Well, Susie, I'll call you later today about tonight!
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Bink Higgins; Homer Gruff
Synopsis
Binky tries something new by sending a message in smoke signals to Susie, but he starts a big fire instead.
Keywords
smoke signals

Buzzy's Special Brotherhood Week Quiz (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction
Characters
Buzzy Brown

Indexer Notes

historical quiz; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Buzzy in a Breeze (Table of Contents: 13)

Buzzy / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Bink Higgins; Ernie; Harvey; Shortstop; Wheezie; Homer Gruff
Synopsis
Buzzy's band annoys Mr. Gruff with their music.

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

Buzzy / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, Wolfie! I wonder if you'd do a favor for me?
Genre
teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Wolfert the Wolf; Glenda Green
Synopsis
Wolfie wants to go to the dance with Susie, but Glenda spoils his plot to get Buzzy out of the way.

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

Science-Fiction Book Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Buzzy
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  3. 2. ["What will we do on this keen spring day, Buzzy?"]
    Buzzy
  4. 3. ["P-s-s-t! Pud, let's play a trick on Tim."]
    Dubble Bubble
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. ["Why so thoughtful, Vic?"]
    Varsity Vic
  7. 6. ["No square dance for me tonight..."]
    Squeekie!; Lady Wildroot Shampoo
  8. 7. ["Hi, Buzzy!" "Hi, Susie! Can I see you a minute?"]
    Buzzy
  9. 8. ["Millions of readers know..."]
    Leave It to Binky
  10. 9. ["Buzzy, aren't you glad you're finally in my Popsy's good graces?"]
    Buzzy
  11. 10. Teen-Agers at Hotels
    The Fittin' Thing
  12. 11. ["Well, Susie, I'll call you later today about tonight!"]
    Buzzy
  13. 12. Buzzy's Special Brotherhood Week Quiz
    Buzzy
  14. 13. Buzzy in a Breeze
    Buzzy
  15. 14. ["Oh, Wolfie! I wonder if you'd do a favor for me?"]
    Buzzy
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Science-Fiction Book Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
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