(August-September 1953)

DC, 1953 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1953-06-24
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
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.


The Magic Rainbow! (Table of Contents)

Peter Panda / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Panda; Jane; Jimmy

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Magic Rainbow! Part I (Table of Contents: 2)

Peter Panda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Panda; Hop; Skip; Jump; Professor Oswald Owl; Mandy Turtle
Synopsis
Peter follows a rainbow to find the pot of gold at its end.
Reprints

A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Fleer's Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Polio Research Will Mean Victory! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 0.16 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustrations)
Inks
? (illustrations)
Colors
? (illustrations)
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

from the National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis

The Magic Rainbow! Part II (Table of Contents: 7)

Peter Panda / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Panda; Jimmy; Jane; Foxy Dan; Beulah Butterfly; Thorndike Termite
Synopsis
Foxy Dan captures Peter and two children who were also looking for the gold, but they all escape.

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

Lady Wildroot Shampoo / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Victory by Deception (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Major Mars; Popsicles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!" (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky Biggs
Synopsis
Binky's friend misses out on lots of summer fun by finding excuses not to do anything.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appeared in DC comics cover-dated October 1956.

The Magic Rainbow! Part III (Table of Contents: 11)

Peter Panda / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Peter Panda; Jane; Jimmy; Foxy Dan; Professor Oswald Owl; Hop; Skip; Jump
Synopsis
When Foxy Dan pursues Peter, Jane, and Jimmy to try to get the gold, they run away over the rainbow, but drop the gold in the process.

Peter Panda's Troubles (Table of Contents: 12)

Peter Panda / text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural

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

Nature Wonderland / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Secretary birds are the cobra-killers of Africa!
Genre
non-fiction; nature
Synopsis
fun facts

Something to Crow About! (Table of Contents: 14)

Stanley the Timid Scarecrow / comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Stanley Scarecrow; Pop Scarecrow
Synopsis
Stanley's dad tells him that he's supposed to scare crows, but Stanley doesn't really know what a crow looks like.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Magic Rainbow!
    Peter Panda
  2. 1. The Line of Stars
  3. 2. The Magic Rainbow! Part I
    Peter Panda
  4. 3. A Sprint in Time Spikes Crime
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  5. 4. ["Your turn to bat, Pud."]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Polio Research Will Mean Victory!
  8. 7. The Magic Rainbow! Part II
    Peter Panda
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Lady Wildroot Shampoo
  10. 9. Victory by Deception
    Major Mars; Popsicles
  11. 10. Binky Shows "How to Spend a Summer Week!"
    Binky
  12. 11. The Magic Rainbow! Part III
    Peter Panda
  13. 12. Peter Panda's Troubles
    Peter Panda
  14. 13. ["Secretary birds are the cobra-killers of Africa!"]
    Nature Wonderland
  15. 14. Something to Crow About!
    Stanley the Timid Scarecrow
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  19. 18. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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