(September 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

The Devil-Bird! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Dance of Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; crime
Synopsis:
The ambitious dancer Darius sabotages the stage and sees to it that two rival colleagues are crippled. Now Darius is the leading man, but goes insane with hallucinations caused by his guilt.

Ghost Patrol! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Ghost sightings in a cemetary in Georgia.

Indexer Notes

Art id by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

The Fallen Moon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A weather balloon is confused with the moon.
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Indexer Notes

Art id by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

The Bravest Man Alive! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Two men, the American Emmet Carlton and the French Franz Dubois, claim to be the bravest man alive. They meet in Paris for a decisive battle. Each opponent starts pulling pranks to scare the other out of his wits – and thus be announced the winner. In the end they engage in a pistol duel and perish both.
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["How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"] (Table of Contents)

Pud; Fleer; Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Ray Thompson?
Pencils:
Ray Thompson
Inks:
Ray Thompson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ray Thompson?

Characters:
Pud

How Safe is Your Driving? (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy

Devil Bird! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Jules Diero kills a man and is led by the talking bird Jabez to a hidden treasure. The jewels, however, are fake and Diero is caught by the police.

The Mystery of the Hand Animals (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jack Marston (credited)]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Dinosaur fossils were believed to be monster's bones.

The Mechanical Mind! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Sam Larkin poisons professor Hartford and hooks the scientist’s brain to a mechanical thinking machine to calculate gambling odds. Larkin wins at roulette and boxing bets. When he takes every last penny to the horse races, he is taught a lesson: Hartford is still alive and rigged all his winnings to ruin his criminal assistant.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Devil-Bird!
  2. 1. Dance of Doom!
  3. 2. Ghost Patrol!
  4. 3. The Fallen Moon!
  5. 4. The Bravest Man Alive!
  6. 5. ["How good are you with your bow and arrow, Pud?"]
    Pud; Fleer; Dubble Bubble
  7. 6. How Safe is Your Driving?
    Buzzy
  8. 7. Devil Bird!
  9. 8. The Mystery of the Hand Animals
  10. 9. The Mechanical Mind!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • 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