([December] 1954)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
On-sale date
1954-09-27
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 1954, by Robert L. May. Published by NATIONAL COMICS PUBLICATIONS, INC., 480 Lexington Ave., New York 17, N. Y., by arrangement with MAXTON PUBLISHERS, INC. Except for those who have authorized use of their names, 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. Whitney Ellsworth, Editor. Printed in U.S.A."

Credits are from Jerry Bails' Who's Who site and the reprint. 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
?

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus; Winky; Blinky; Grover Groundhog

Indexer Notes

No number or year on the cover.

A Letter from Rudolph (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; Grover Groundhog

Indexer Notes

A picture letter. Inside front cover. Writing and art credits provided by Bob Hughes.

[Rudolph and Grover Join the Circus] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre
anthropomorphic-funny animals; children
Characters
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Santa Claus; Winky; Blinky; Grover Groundhog; J. D. Bumble; Fred
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: "By golly! There's the first star of evening just coming over the hill!"

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; Santa Claus
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A maze to Funland. Writing and art credits provided by Bob Hughes.

Jumbled Crosswords (Table of Contents: 4)

activity / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
children
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A crossword puzzle with scrambled letters. Writing and art credits provided by Bob Hughes.

Rudolph's Snap-Snap Game (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
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer; Winky; Blinky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A game played using buttons. Writing and art credits provided by Bob Hughes.

Titled as "Color and Play" in Limited Collectors' Edition reprint.

True or False Kwiz (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
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A trivia quiz. Writing and art credits provided by Bob Hughes.

Mystery Cartoons (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
Grover Groundhog
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A dot picture. Writing and art credits provided by Bob Hughes.

The Back and Forth Game (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
Santa Claus; Winky; Blinky
Reprints

Indexer Notes

A game played with a button. Writing and art credits provided by Bob Hughes.

Scrambled Squares (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

Indexer Notes

Scrambled art. Inside back cover. Writing and art credit provided by Bob Hughes.

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

Indexer Notes

A pinup on the back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  2. 1. A Letter from Rudolph
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  3. 2. [Rudolph and Grover Join the Circus]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  4. 3. Funland
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  5. 4. Jumbled Crosswords
  6. 5. Rudolph's Snap-Snap Game
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  7. 6. True or False Kwiz
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  8. 7. Mystery Cartoons
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  9. 8. The Back and Forth Game
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  10. 9. Scrambled Squares
    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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