(August 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Robert Kanigher (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.; then standard Silver Age U.S.; then standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #242, 269, 275, 280)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Credits for editor confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (and logo ?)

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Superman Says: "It's Smart to Check -- And Doublecheck!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Superman lectures two drivers and a bicyclist about road safety.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Last Performance! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Inks:
Joe Giella (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

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

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Top Speed Stops Spy (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Wednesday June 18] (Table of Contents: 5)

Private Diary / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Inks:
Irwin Hasen (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

panel gags

Dig Your Foxhole Deep! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Kanigher
Pencils:
Irv Novick
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

Message to Parents (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Today we're going to have a contest!"] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Radar Feet! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Bob Lander
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

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

Combat Corner / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters from readers who received advance copies.

SOS Seabees! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz kept editorial records for Robert Kanigher who edited this issue.

Two More Thrilling Magazines for Mystery Fans! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Phantom Stranger; Sensation Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of Treasure Cave (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Superman Says: "It's Smart to Check -- And Doublecheck!"
    Superman
  3. 2. Last Performance!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. Top Speed Stops Spy
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  6. 5. [Wednesday June 18]
    Private Diary
  7. 6. Dig Your Foxhole Deep!
  8. 7. Message to Parents
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  10. 9. ["Today we're going to have a contest!"]
    Fleer's Dubble Bubble Gum; Pud
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. Radar Feet!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Combat Corner
  14. 13. SOS Seabees!
  15. 14. Two More Thrilling Magazines for Mystery Fans!
    The Phantom Stranger; Sensation Mystery
  16. 15. The Secret of Treasure Cave
    Wilson Chem. Co.
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