(August 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1952-06-11
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.

On-sale date from copyright registration.


[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
Robert 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)

[no title indexed] (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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis; Here's Howie / 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)

Editing
Related Scans
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. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis; Here's Howie
  16. 15. The Secret of Treasure Cave
    Wilson Chem. Co.
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