(January 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Wishes of Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
The idol head of Shandu travels from hand to hand, granting the owners one wish. Every wish comes true, but with a curse attached. The only wish without a catch is one for the benefit of mankind.
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Indexer Notes

Cover story

The Brush That Could Haunt Men's Souls (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A magic painter's brush travels from hand to hand, exposing bad people and helping the good ones.
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The Weirdest Museum in the World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Eli Thornton runs the town's "Animal Theater" with exhibits of wildlife. Mr. Redgrave and Mr. Kirkson threaten to ruin him if he's not able to pay his debts. Thornton upgrades his theater with a wild cat and a genuine werewolf. The werewolf, however, is newspaper reporter Ed Baker. He was killed by Kirkson and Redgrave and framed as a werewolf, because he was about to expose them as frauds.

Voice from the Grave (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack E. Miller
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Controversy about Harry Houdini's last message.

The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Leonard Starr
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Characters:
Dick Mayhew; Mr. Coombs (Movie Director); Lola Lamour
Synopsis:
When actor Dick Mayhew begins to play the part of a famous escape artist for a film did the ghost of the escape artist help him with the stunts?
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Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Wishes of Doom!
  3. 2. The Brush That Could Haunt Men's Souls
  4. 3. The Weirdest Museum in the World
  5. 4. Voice from the Grave
  6. 5. The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Tillmann Courth
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  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore