([December] 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1952-10-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Lawrence Nadle ? (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Indicia: "RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER. Copyright 1952, by Robert L. May. Published by National Comics Publications, Inc., Whitney Ellsworth, Editor. Except for those who have authorized use of their names, the stories, characters and incidents mentioned in this book are entirely imaginary and fictitious, and no identification with actual persons, living or dead, is intended or should be inferred. Printed in U.S.A."

Credits are from Jerry Bails' Whos Who site. On-sale date from copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Another exciting Christmas adventure featuring Rudolph and all his friends...
Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus; Grover Groundhog

Indexer Notes

No year or number on the cover.

Pencil Path (Table of Contents: 1)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Winky; Blinky

Indexer Notes

A maze. Inside front cover.

[Two Heads are Better Than One] (Table of Contents: 2)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / comic story / 26 pages (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus; Grover Groundhog; Winky; Blinky; J. Baddy Bear; Stanley Spider
Reprints

Indexer Notes

This story was not originally titled. The title here was given in Limited Collectors' Edition #C-24. First line in the story: "Grover, go find Rudolph at once!"

Funland (Table of Contents: 3)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Indexer Notes

A picture letter.

Santa's Amazing Guessing Game (Table of Contents: 4)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

A guess a number game.

Play Baddy Bear (Table of Contents: 5)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
J. Baddy Bear

Indexer Notes

A game played with buttons and pennies.

Magic! (Table of Contents: 6)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Grover Groundhog

Indexer Notes

An optical illusion and two magic tricks. Grover Groundhog appears to be by Grossman, but not the boy.

Low Score (Table of Contents: 7)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A button game.

Mystery Pictures (Table of Contents: 8)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Winky; Blinky

Indexer Notes

Several dot pictures.

The Funland Puzzle Page (Table of Contents: 9)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel
Inks
Martin Naydel
Letters
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Santa Claus

Indexer Notes

Several brainteasers. Inside back cover.

Greetings from Your Friend Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Table of Contents: 10)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Indexer Notes

A pinup on the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Another exciting Christmas adventure featuring Rudolph and all his friends..."]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  2. 1. Pencil Path
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  3. 2. [Two Heads are Better Than One]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  4. 3. Funland
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  5. 4. Santa's Amazing Guessing Game
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  6. 5. Play Baddy Bear
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  7. 6. Magic!
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  8. 7. Low Score
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  9. 8. Mystery Pictures
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  10. 9. The Funland Puzzle Page
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  11. 10. Greetings from Your Friend Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
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