Showcase #1

DC Comics

United States

Published
March-April 1956
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12687

Credits

Editing
Mort Weisinger

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover Untitled (Fire Fighters) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Fire Fighters

Credits

Art
John Prentice
Editing
Mort Weisinger

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
Untitled
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #1 (March 1956)

Notes

Editing credit from Arnold Drake via Mike Catron (April 5, 2004).

Show/hide 1. The Story Behind Showcase Comic story, 1 page

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer

Reprint history

From GCD
in Essential Showcase 1956-1959, The (DC, 1992 series) #nn
Show/hide 2. The School for Smoke-Eaters (Fireman Farrell) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fireman Farrell

Credits

Script
Arnold Drake
Art
John Prentice

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #2 ([November 1957?])
The School for Smoke-Eaters
 
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
The School for Smoke Eaters
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #1 (March 1956)
Show/hide 3. Smoky Stan (Smoky Stan) Comic story, 1 page

"This is my first fire."

Featuring

Feature
Smoky Stan
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Show/hide 4. Fire under the Big Top (Fireman Farrell) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fireman Farrell

Credits

Script
Arnold Drake
Art
John Prentice

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Century the 100 Page Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #16 ([September 1957?])
Fire Under the Big Top
 
United States
DC Special (DC, 1968 series) #10 (January-February 1971)
Fire under the Big Top
 
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
Fire Under the Big Top
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #1 (March 1956)
 
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #1 (March-April 1956)
Show/hide 5. Varsity Vic (Varsity Vic) Comic story, 1 page

"Yes, this is Vic!"

Featuring

Feature
Varsity Vic
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Reprint history

 
First published in this issue
Also printed
Australia
Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (Colour Comics, 1955 series) #31 ([November 1957])
Untitled
Show/hide 6. Bobo Blaze (Bobo Blaze) Comic story, 0.6 pages

"I'll go up, Chief!"

Featuring

Feature
Bobo Blaze
Genre
Humour

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Art
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Letters
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Show/hide 7. Secrets of the Firehouse Text article, 2 pages

Credits

Author
Jerry McKay
Art
? (spot illustration)
Letters
Typeset
Show/hide 8. Fourth Alarm (Fireman Farrell) Comic story, 8 pages

Featuring

Feature
Fireman Farrell

Credits

Script
Arnold Drake
Art
John Prentice

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Mighty The 100-Page Comic! (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #3 ([January 1958?])
Fourth Alarm
 
United States
The Essential Showcase 1956-1959 (DC, 1992 series) ([November] 1992)
Fourth Alarm
From GCD
from Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #1 (March 1956)

Notes

Editing credit from Arnold Drake via Mike Catron (April 5, 2004).

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 48373

Cover added

  • 25/07/2010

Index completed

  • 25/07/2010

Last updated

  • 14/06/2013