The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #28

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1956
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12911

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

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Show/hide Cover Four-Footed Circus Daredevil! (Rex the Wonder Dog) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure; animal
Characters
Rex

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz' editorial records, provided by DC Comics; original indexer credited the inks to Gil Kane.

Show/hide 1. No title recorded (100 Airplanes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
100 Airplanes

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. Four-Footed Circus Daredevil! (Rex the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure; animal

Credits

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Color Giant (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #2 ([1957?])
Four-Footed Circus Daredevil!

Synopsis

Danny and Rex do a bicycle high-wire act at a visiting circus as amateur talent. But when the acrobats are injured, pretty Marle asks their help to keep the family's performance contract. Rex stops elephants and rescues the two when stranded on the high wire - but it's Danny who gets the hug from the pretty aerialist!

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Palisades Amusement Park) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Palisades Amusement Park
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (U. S. Royal Color King Bike Tires) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
U. S. Royal Color King Bike Tires

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Kellogg's Corn Flakes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Kellogg's Corn Flakes

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 6. Bobo's Amazing Jungle Gym! (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Animal; detective-mystery

Credits

Script
John Broome
Art
Carmine Infantino

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #4 ([September 1956?])
Bobo's Amazing Jungle Gym

Synopsis

The Goliath Gang steals safes and breaks them open. The Sheriff asks Bobo for help, and Bobo opts for brawn over brains. He builds a huge crazy jungle gym in the back yard to work out. From atop, he spots the gang but gets brushed off. Finally he topples a painter's scaffold on the villains. And opts for brains over brawn from now on.

Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Zenith Co.) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Zenith Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 8. "Wings" Winchester to the Rescue! (Winchester Roller Skates) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Winchester Roller Skates
Genre
Adventure
Show/hide 9. Do-It-Yourself Safety Rules! Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Advocacy

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Ruben Moreira
Show/hide 10. Canine Patrol Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; animal

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 11. Rex -- Airline Detective! (Rex the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure; animal

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Bernard Sachs

Synopsis

Shipped on a plane, Rex should be "baggage", but a stewardess lets him ride in the cabin. Rex smells evil as two crooks enter the cockpit and sky-jack the plane. Lost in fog, it crashes onto a mountain top. Rex slips out and treks through fog to a town, then leads the law back, even gets the jump on the crooks. Back home, he receives a citation and "promotion" to Airline Detective!

Show/hide 12. No title recorded Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

"Boys and girls! Here's the news you've been waiting for..."

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Jowett Institute of Physical Training) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Jowett Institute of Physical Training

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 15. No title recorded (Daisy Manufacturing Company) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Daisy Manufacturing Company

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 35477

Entry created

Cover added

Index completed

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