(January 1954)

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

The Phantom's Return! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
drama; crime
Synopsis:
Special effects engineer Raymond Danner is supposed to die at the hands of a rival. But Danner uses some of his tricks to play dead and find his rival guilty.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

The Second Life of General Marcellus! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Newspaper reporter Mark Ransom is convinced to be the reincarnation of Roman general Marcellus. Traveling to Italy he discovers the place where Marcellus died. Ransom is killed by the falling statue of his ancient rival.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

The Painter of Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Art painter Jack Simmons predicts death in his pictures.

The Isle of the Ageless! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A millionaire is going to be robbed of his money. His secretary stages a hustle involving a treasure map, a fountain of youth, a hidden island plus natives let in on the plot, special make-up effects and false diamonds.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Secret of the Zombies (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Gary Watson, September 2008.

The Haunted Bed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A phantom ghost occupies a bed in a Brooklyn boarding house.

The Ghost of Devil Mountain! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Two mountaineers try to climb the haunted Mount Taroo. One of them goes insane.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Phantom's Return!
  3. 2. The Second Life of General Marcellus!
  4. 3. The Painter of Doom!
  5. 4. The Isle of the Ageless!
  6. 5. Secret of the Zombies
  7. 6. The Haunted Bed!
  8. 7. The Ghost of Devil Mountain!
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