(October-November 1950)

DC, 1948 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
52
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1950-08-21
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Golden Age U. S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Buffalo Raiders of the Mesa! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Thunder / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Joe Giella ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Thunder

Indexer Notes

Toth pencils credit per Nick Caputo, Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. (Toth checklist), and DeMotte (via the GCD Error Tracker). We previously credited Gil Kane.

Your Favorite Buckskin Hero Now in a Brand-New Magazine All His Own (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Buffalo Raiders of the Mesa! (Table of Contents: 2)

Johnny Thunder / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Alex Toth
Inks
Joe Giella
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Johnny Thunder [John Tane]

$100,000 in Smuggled Diamonds! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Ray-O-Vac Batteries / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Thrills and Chills in This Big 52-Page 2nd Issue (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

3 Riders to Doom! (Table of Contents: 5)

Overland Coach / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bob Lander
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Tony Barrett

Captain Tootsie Braves Raging Torrent (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Case of the Rangeland Feud! (Table of Contents: 7)

Epics of the Texas Rangers / comic story / 3 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

The Saga of Goldville Jackie! (Table of Contents: 8)

Minstrel Maverick / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
John Giunta
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Harmony Hayes

Indexer Notes

Page 4, panel 2 has a wanted poster for Two-Gun Irwin.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9)

Western Facts / cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
About 22 per-cent of the land surface of the United States is desert!
Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Odd facts about the desert, Carlsbad Caverns, parrors and Capitol Reef.

Super-Bike for Super-Boys! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Columbia Bicycles / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

Texas Tim's Surprise Silhouette / activity / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
Martin Naydel
Pencils
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Martin Naydel

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Pencil ready, pardner? Well, just blacken every space containing a vowel...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Texas Tim
Synopsis
Fill in the spaces that contain vowels to reveal an upside down picture.

The Day's Best Bite! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Nestlé's Crunch / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Arizona Nightingale (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; western-frontier
Synopsis
Descriptions of various animals native to Arizona.

The Lawless Legion! (Table of Contents: 14)

Foley of the Fighting 5th / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
David V. Reed
Pencils
Joe Kubert
Inks
Joe Kubert
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
western-frontier

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

School Children 'Round the World (Table of Contents: 18)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman demonstrates the importance of education.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Shoot a Daisy Pump Gun! (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Daisy BB Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Buffalo Raiders of the Mesa!
    Johnny Thunder
  2. 1. Your Favorite Buckskin Hero Now in a Brand-New Magazine All His Own
    Tomahawk
  3. 2. Buffalo Raiders of the Mesa!
    Johnny Thunder
  4. 3. $100,000 in Smuggled Diamonds!
    Ray-O-Vac Batteries
  5. 4. Thrills and Chills in This Big 52-Page 2nd Issue
    Strange Adventures
  6. 5. 3 Riders to Doom!
    Overland Coach
  7. 6. Captain Tootsie Braves Raging Torrent
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. Case of the Rangeland Feud!
    Epics of the Texas Rangers
  9. 8. The Saga of Goldville Jackie!
    Minstrel Maverick
  10. 9. ["About 22 per-cent of the land surface of the United States is desert!"]
    Western Facts
  11. 10. Super-Bike for Super-Boys!
    Columbia Bicycles
  12. 11. ["Pencil ready, pardner? Well, just blacken every space containing a vowel..."]
    Texas Tim's Surprise Silhouette
  13. 12. The Day's Best Bite!
    Nestlé's Crunch
  14. 13. The Arizona Nightingale
  15. 14. The Lawless Legion!
    Foley of the Fighting 5th
  16. 15. ["I got the knot hole first!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble
  17. 16. Editorial Advisory Board
  18. 17. ["Bud, could I get a wrist watch the same easy way you got that air rifle?"]
    Bud and Sis; Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. School Children 'Round the World
    Superman
  20. 19. Shoot a Daisy Pump Gun!
    Daisy BB Guns
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dave Marchand
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed