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(October 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 Incredible Illusions! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An inventor of household appliances is being tricked by his business partner. With the help of magnets he creates the illusion that the machines are attacking its creator.

The Uncanny Creature of Carl Griffin! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
By twisting the words “Great Scott!” into “Sceat Grott!”, Carl Griffin wins command over a demon-like creature. The creature does his every bidding and kills his rival, Frank Carter, for him. The blame falls on Griffin, though, who fails to call his demon to help – because he forgets the magic words all of a sudden.

Sounds in the Night! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Dark Horseman! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

["Here he is- the one and only Jimmy Olsen..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Touch of Doom (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Mabely
Letters:
typeset

I Was A Sorcerer's Apprentice! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Tourists enter a castle and find the diary of a sorcerer. Flashback to the middle ages and the tale of a young man learning the ropes from his master. One day, though, he wants to quit, but the master won’t let him. The man’s wife advises her husband to use his magic power to overcome his master.

Indexer Notes

Cover story.
First-person narrative.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. The Incredible Illusions!
  3. 2. The Uncanny Creature of Carl Griffin!
  4. 3. Sounds in the Night!
  5. 4. The Dark Horseman!
  6. 5. ["Here he is- the one and only Jimmy Olsen..."]
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  7. 6. Touch of Doom
  8. 7. I Was A Sorcerer's Apprentice!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • 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