(February 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
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Stamps of Doom! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Flying Dutchman! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Unemployed seaman Mike Dillon gets shanghaied onto the fabled Flying Dutchman where he has to do menial work. Dillon protests and drives a cutlass through the cruel captain’s heart. The captain is unharmed, though. Later on Dillon finds out that the sword is just a fake one and the ship a front for a sailing counterfeiting operation.

["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman DC National Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen

The Phantom Highwayman Rides Again! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
London eccentric Derek Drew falls in love with a young woman named Minerva and starts to court her. Drew has a dark secret, he was a highwayman of the 16th century who was betrayed by a woman also named Minerva.

The Line of Stars Presents (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Body Possessed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art id by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

The Gangster and the Ghost! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
American gangster Earl Crandall learns that he has English roots and used to be the Earl of Crandall. Not believing, of course, that a ghost haunts the castle he inherits, Crandall enters the premises in the company of a “ghost-breaker”.
Reprints:

The Man Who Made Gold (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John Marlowe]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Voice from Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

The Stamps of Doom! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Collector Alex Manning excavates the quarters of a Nazi concentration camp commander – where 13 rare stamps depicting atrocities are kept. Whoever owns the fatal stamps will meet an untimely death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Stamps of Doom!
  2. 1. The Flying Dutchman!
  3. 2. ["Headhunters live in this part of the jungle!"]
    Dubble Bubble
  4. 3. Editorial Advisory Board
    Superman DC National Comics
  5. 4. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  6. 5. The Phantom Highwayman Rides Again!
  7. 6. The Line of Stars Presents
  8. 7. Body Possessed
  9. 8. The Gangster and the Ghost!
  10. 9. The Man Who Made Gold
  11. 10. Voice from Nowhere!
  12. 11. The Stamps of Doom!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Tillmann Courth
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  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
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  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
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