(September 1954)

DC, 1949 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly, with the exception of Feb., May, Aug., and Nov.
On-sale date
1954-07-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Larry Nadle (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie

Buzzy Says: "Work Can Be Fun!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff; Wolfert
Synopsis
Buzzy and Susie spend their summer volunteering to help with day camp activities for children.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Milk Shaken! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie
Synopsis
When Peter refuses to invite Wolfie to dinner it sets off a chain of events as Wolfie tries to get back at Peter.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[See Ya Later, Alligator] (Table of Contents: 4)

Bo Bunny / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Sheldon Mayer
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer (signed)
Inks
Sheldon Mayer
Colors
?
Letters
Sheldon Mayer ?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Bo Bunny; Skinny Fox
Synopsis
Skinny tricks Bo into fighting an alligator for a cash prize he hopes to split.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Title taken from reprint. First line: "Happy birthday, Bo!!!!"

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

Fun Shop / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Can you spell 3 five-letter words using all five letters in each word?

Indexer Notes

quiz and puzzles

How's Tricks? (Table of Contents: 8)

Peter Porkchops / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie; Gumbo the Great
Synopsis
Wolfie is excited when he finds a seemingly-abandoned trunk, but it belongs to a magician and contains several unexpected tricks for anyone who opens it.

Here He Is -- the One and Only Jimmy Olsen (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Fraidy Cat / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer ?
Inks
Otto Feuer ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Boy! It's grand to be rich!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Fraidy Cat; Pete; Oscar; Bully Bulldog
Synopsis
Pete wants Fraidy to fight Bully Bulldog in the boxing ring.

No Trespassing (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Phinnius Frog; Salvador Salmon; Carlos Cat; Oliver Owl

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

Peter Porkchops / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Where's the fire, Peter?
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie
Synopsis
Peter and Wolfie compete to find a rare condor egg.

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

Colonial Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

How Chuck's Fineline Pen Got Him in the Movies! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Fineline / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Peter Porkchops
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Work Can Be Fun!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Milk Shaken!
    Peter Porkchops
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [See Ya Later, Alligator]
    Bo Bunny
  6. 5. ["There's nothing I like better than a parade!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. ["Can you spell 3 five-letter words using all five letters in each word?"]
    Fun Shop
  9. 8. How's Tricks?
    Peter Porkchops
  10. 9. Here He Is -- the One and Only Jimmy Olsen
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  11. 10. ["Boy! It's grand to be rich!"]
    Fraidy Cat
  12. 11. No Trespassing
  13. 12. ["Where's the fire, Peter?"]
    Peter Porkchops
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Colonial Studios, Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. How Chuck's Fineline Pen Got Him in the Movies!
    Fineline
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