(June 1955)

DC, 1945 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1955-04-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

[Greetings From the Big Apple!] (Table of Contents)

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

Script
Cecil Beard; Alpine Harper
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Here’s a real big apple, Foxie! Catch!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
While apple picking, the Crow tosses a hornet's nest to the Fox.
Keywords
apple picking; apple tree; hornet’s nest

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[The Extraordinarily High Spite Fence] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Cecil Beard; Alpine Harper
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I have a feeling I'm being watched!
Feature Logo
The Fox and the Crow
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow; Crow's gardner (1 panel)
Synopsis
To keep the Crow from seeing his beautiful garden, the Fox builds “…the highest fence in the world!”
Reprints
Keywords
escalating events; fence; garden

Daisy Gunbook Ready! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

To the Boys and Girls of America… (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

DC Comics; The Fox and the Crow; Leading Screen Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Flippy Birthday!] (Table of Contents: 5)

Flippity and Flop / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Beard; Alpine Harper
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

Job Number
134
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh -- No! It can't be!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Flippity; Flop; Sam
Synopsis
Is it Flippity’s birthday, or is it not? If so, should Flop and Sam give him gifts, or risk his crabby-canary-ish wrath? It’s enough to drive a canary, cat, and dog birthday-batty!
Reprints
Keywords
best of intentions; birthday; presents; uncertainty

Fun Shop (Table of Contents: 6)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How many different three-letter words can you find hidden in the key-word?
Keywords
puzzles

Indexer Notes

Word and picture-matching puzzles.

Comicode (Table of Contents: 7)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The symbols in the Comicode represent letters.
Keywords
decoding; puzzles

Indexer Notes

Decode a sentence that goes with a provided gag illustration.

[Tito and the Beans... Took!] (Table of Contents: 8)

Tito and Hees Burrito / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Beard; Alpine Harper
Pencils
Jim Davis
Inks
Jim Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We must hurry, Burrito! As soon as we get back, Mamacita ees goeeng to geeve os each a piece of cactus candy!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Tito; Burrito; Mamacita; Sticky-Fingered Jack; worm; piasano (road-runner); lizard; sheriff
Synopsis
A con-man takes Tito for his Mamacita’s “very preety piece of pottery”, in exchange for a phony “magic jumping bean” that only jumps because there's a worm inside it.
Reprints
Keywords
buyer beware; jumping bean; pottery

Circles (Table of Contents: 9)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This has knots you can't untie!
Keywords
puzzles

Indexer Notes

Scrambled word puzzle.

The Silly Serpent (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
“Hey, come on, Sullivan, lend me your watch,” begged Owen Oyster.
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Sullivan Serpent; Owen Oyster
Synopsis
Sullivan Serpent delights in using nonsensical words and phrases, annoying Owen Oyster - until it backfires, confusing Sullivan himself.
Keywords
annoying friend; nonsense; outsmarting one’s-self

[When Foxhood was in Flower!] (Table of Contents: 11)

The Fox and the Crow / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
Cecil Beard; Alpine Harper
Pencils
Alpine Harper; Jim Davis
Inks
Alpine Harper; Jim Davis
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hey! Here comes Foxie luggin' his moneybags!
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; humor
Characters
Fauntleroy Fox; Crawford Crow
Synopsis
The Fox gives his money and his food-stocked house to the Crow, and declares that he is giving up civilized existence “…to live like the fox of old” – strictly by his wits.
Reprints
Keywords
back-to-your-roots; puzzlement; suspicion

[Superman Playsuit] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Anra, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy Says: "There May Be a Career in Health for You!" (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There’s something I’ve been wanting to ask you, Dr. Norton... How come you became a veterinarian?
Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Jimmy; Dr. Norton (veterinarian); Mr. Walters (school guidance counselor)
Synopsis
Dr. Norton speaks to Buzzy and Jimmy about the different occupations available in the field of health care.
Keywords
careers; educational feature; health care; PSA; veterinarian

Indexer Notes

Black and white on inside back cover.

Tootsie Roll America’s Favorite Candy (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Greetings From the Big Apple!]
    The Fox and the Crow
  2. 1. ["Do you want spending money?"]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. [The Extraordinarily High Spite Fence]
    The Fox and the Crow
  4. 3. Daisy Gunbook Ready!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  5. 4. To the Boys and Girls of America…
    DC Comics; The Fox and the Crow; Leading Screen Comics
  6. 5. [Flippy Birthday!]
    Flippity and Flop
  7. 6. Fun Shop
  8. 7. Comicode
  9. 8. [Tito and the Beans... Took!]
    Tito and Hees Burrito
  10. 9. Circles
  11. 10. The Silly Serpent
  12. 11. [When Foxhood was in Flower!]
    The Fox and the Crow
  13. 12. [Superman Playsuit]
    Anra, Inc.
  14. 13. Buzzy Says: "There May Be a Career in Health for You!"
    Buzzy
  15. 14. Tootsie Roll America’s Favorite Candy
    Tootsie Roll
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