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National_Comics_#057 [Dec'46]-52pg-c2c -Henry Peters scans.
Issue: #57
Published: December 1946, Price: 0.10 USD, Pages: 60, Editing: George Brenner
Color: Color Dimensions: Standard Golden Age US Paper Stock: Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior Binding: Saddle-stitched Publishing Format: Was Ongoing Series
 Comic Contents:
Cover (1 page) The Barker Meets the Witch Doctor
Featuring: Barker
Credits: Pencils: Al Bryant | Inks: Al Bryant
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: The Barker [Carnie Callahan]

Comic Story (11 pages) Sorceror Si, the Mountain Witch Doctor
Featuring: Barker
Synopsis: A phony magician poses as the hillbilly Sorcerer Si of Yukville for the purposes of ripping off the circus.
Credits: Script: Joe Millard | Pencils: Klaus Nordling | Inks: Klaus Nordling
Genre: Adventure Humor
Characters: The Barker [Carnie Callahan] Colonel Land (Mammoth Circus Owner) Tiny Lena Major Midge Sorceror Si (introduction) Lou Link (villain, Introduction) Moss The Magician (villain, Introduction)

Comic Story (1 page)
Featuring: Salty Waters
Synopsis: Salty is angry that his recently-purchased parrot won't talk. A human-sized talking dog (actually a man in a costume) tells him that not all animals can talk or want to talk.
Credits: Script: Bernard Dibble | Pencils: Bernard Dibble | Inks: Bernard Dibble
Genre: Humor
Characters: Salty Waters Pierre The Pooch

Comic Story (6 pages) The Greeks Had a Word For It
Featuring: Steve Wood
Credits: Pencils: Al McWilliams | Inks: Al McWilliams
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Steve Wood Cemitos (first Appearance Villain Death) The Big Boy (first Appearance Villain) Punchy (first Appearance Marya (first Appearance)

Comic Story (1 page) Fish Story
Featuring: Windy Breeze
Credits: Script: Jack Cole | Pencils: Jack Cole | Inks: Jack Cole
Genre: Humor
Characters: Windy Breeze

Comic Story (8 pages) Compliments of the Jackal
Featuring: Sally O'Neil Policewoman
Credits: Pencils: Alex Kotzky ? | Inks: Alex Kotzky ?
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Sally O'Neil Ralph Knox (first Appearance Death) Jerry Ennis (first Appearance) The Jackal [Ted Kimble] (villain)

Comic Story (7 pages) Introducing Granny Gumshoe
Featuring: Granny Gumshoe
Credits: Script: Gill Fox ? | Pencils: Gill Fox ? | Inks: Gill Fox ?
Genre: Detective-mystery
Characters: Granny Gumshoe (first Appearance) Lippy Lu (first Appearance) Hiram Echo (first Appearance Death) Splinter (first Appearance Villain Death A Living Ventriloquist's Dummy)

Comic Story (7 pages) Roberta's New Boyfriend
Featuring: Lassie
Synopsis: Roberta and Roger break up, and she starts dating the stuffed-shirt Pynwood. Lassie tries to convince Roberta that Pynwood thinks he's a cat. Pynwood gives up and Roberta gets back together with Roger.
Credits: Script: Bernard Dibble | Pencils: Bernard Dibble | Inks: Bernard Dibble
Genre: Humor Children
Characters: Lassie Laddie Roberta Roger Pynwood Van Brumph

Text Story (2 pages) Tailor's Gold
Credits: Letters: typeset

Comic Story (6 pages) The Two Mr. Coleses
Featuring: Intellectual Amos
Credits: Script: Andre LeBlanc | Pencils: Andre LeBlanc | Inks: Andre LeBlanc
Genre: Adventure Humor Children
Characters: Intellectual Amos Coles And Coles (first Appearance Villains Twin Brothers) Jasper Spears (first Appearance Death)

Comic Story (7 pages) Death to the Loser
Featuring: Quicksilver
Credits: Pencils: Bill Quackenbush | Inks: Bill Quackenbush
Genre: Superhero
Characters: Quicksilver [Max] Tekla (first Appearance Villain Death) Morvey (first Appearance Villain)

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