(September 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

The Demon Gun! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Jim Folson; John Ellis; Tiwa
Synopsis:
Jim Folson believes that big game hunter John Ellis has a magical gun that never misses.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Second-person narrative.

Mysterious Photo (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

The Phantom of the Sea! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A scheming gangster falls victim to a killer wave.

The Terrible Tree-Man of Tanganyika (Table of Contents)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ralph Mayo
Inks:
Ralph Mayo
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

I Was Born To Kill! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A man donates blood which makes the recipients violent. Behind all that, however, is a fake doctor who wanted revenge on the people he transferred the now contaminated blood to.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

The Mystery of Katie King (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Mabely
Letters:
typeset

The Statue That Was Tried For Murder! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
In 17th century China a murderer’s weapon is executed, not the murderer! A man slays his rival with a statue, the statue stands trial. is sentenced and beheaded. The killer rejoices, but is being haunted by a statue looking like his victim.

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Demon Gun!
  3. 2. Mysterious Photo
  4. 3. The Phantom of the Sea!
  5. 4. The Terrible Tree-Man of Tanganyika
  6. 5. I Was Born To Kill!
  7. 6. The Mystery of Katie King
  8. 7. The Statue That Was Tried For Murder!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
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  • 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