The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #13

DC Comics

United States

Published
January-February 1954
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/11023

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover African Man Hunt! (Rex the Wonder Dog) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Adventure; animal
Characters
Rex the Wonder Dog

Credits

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sy Barry
Show/hide 1. Home, Sweet Home! (Leave It to Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Leave It to Binky
Genre
Advocacy; teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Notes

On the inside front cover. Art credits from Bob Hughes, Gene Reed, Merlin Haas, Edgar Loftin, and Allen Ross. Loftin and Ross question Mayer inks credit. Bob Bailey argues Bob Oksner base with Mayer heads.

Show/hide 2. African Man Hunt! (Rex the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 9.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sy Barry

Synopsis

Rex parachutes into darkest Africa in order to rescue Major Dennis from the natives and lead him to safety. REX QUOTE:"I could no more forget the scent of my master than a blind man could forget the scent of smoke!"

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.25 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil
Show/hide 4. No title recorded (AMF Roadmaster) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
AMF Roadmaster

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 5. No title recorded (Fleer's Dubble Bubble) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"Watch your step here, Butch..."

Featuring

Feature
Fleer's Dubble Bubble
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 6. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Case of the Runaway Ostrich! (Detective Chimp) Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Detective Chimp
Genre
Animal; detective-mystery

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry

Synopsis

With the aid of an ostrich Bobo recovers a stolen mynah bird. BOBO QUOTE:"Surrender, yuh mavericks!"

Show/hide 8. Superman Is on Television! (The Adventures of Superman) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Superman
Show/hide 9. Gnaw to Bone (Canine Corner) Activity, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Canine Corner

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Show/hide 10. No title recorded (Smith Brothers Cough Drops) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Smith Brothers Cough Drops
Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Animal Wonderland) Cartoon, 1 page

"Birds constitute the main check against..."

Featuring

Feature
Animal Wonderland
Genre
Non-fiction; animal

Credits

Script
Martin Naydel
Art
Martin Naydel
Letters
Martin Naydel ?

Notes

Not a reprint of the feature with the same first line in Peter Porkchops (DC, 1949 series) #17.

Show/hide 12. Canines Against Crime! Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction; animal

Credits

Author
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. Island of the Giants (Rex the Wonder Dog) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Rex the Wonder Dog
Genre
Animal

Credits

Script
John Broome
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Sy Barry

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Century Comic (Colour Comics, 1961 series) #74 ([August 1962?])
Island of the Giants

Synopsis

Rex, Danny and his Uncle Desmond confront giant fish, rabbits mice, cats, and frogs while searching for a missing scientist on a remote island.

Show/hide 14. Three Smashing Adventures of Superman (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Show/hide 15. No title recorded (The Electric Game Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
The Electric Game Co.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 16. 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 17. 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

  • 42545

Entry created

  • 19/09/2019

Index completed

  • 19/09/2019

Last updated

  • 19/09/2019