(July 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:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Buzzy Says: "Get A Box-Seat To Nature's Wonders!" (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Dead Men Tell No Tales! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
? (Moldoff?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
A crooked businessman tries to fool his partner by arranging for his brother's kidnapping.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

["It's stopped snowing last night."] (Table of Contents)

Fleer; Double Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T]
Inks:
Ray Thompson [as Ray T]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

Sequential art ad for Fleers Dubble Bubble chewing gum

The Haunted Airfield (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A take-off spot on an air field is supposed to be haunted.

Lady Luck Wore Black! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Unk A)
Inks:
? (Unk A)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Synopsis:
A gambler in Monaco meets a mysterious "Lady Luck" who lets him win all the time. It is, however, a set-up for international spies smuggling microfilms.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Victory by Reflection (Table of Contents)

Major Mars; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sequential panel art ad for Popsickle.

The Man Who Killed His Shadow (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
After having murdered the private detective Maxon, the gangster Nesbitt is followed by Maxon's bodiless shadow. He can't shake the crime re-enacting shadow of his victim and drives his car into a tree.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Language of Music (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack E. Miller
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about witchcraft, spells and incantations.

Bearcat Sets Basepath On Fire (Table of Contents)

Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

Full page sequential panel art ad for P-F Canvas Shoes.

His Name on a Bullet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks:
Bill Ely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Police detective lieutenant Hodges overcomes his superstitions. Having been shot, Hodges was convinced to be doomed, but pulls through in the hospital.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Get A Box-Seat To Nature's Wonders!"
  3. 2. Dead Men Tell No Tales!
  4. 3. ["It's stopped snowing last night."]
    Fleer; Double Bubble
  5. 4. The Haunted Airfield
  6. 5. Lady Luck Wore Black!
  7. 6. Victory by Reflection
    Major Mars; Popsicle
  8. 7. The Man Who Killed His Shadow
  9. 8. The Language of Music
  10. 9. Bearcat Sets Basepath On Fire
    Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure
  11. 10. His Name on a Bullet!
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