(February 1955)

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

The Man Who Haunted a Ghost! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover is identical with splash of last story.

The Fatal Superstition (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Wearing polka-dot kerchiefs around your neck will bring you bad luck. One business partner kills the other, framing this made-up superstition jinx for it.
Reprints:

["We will now study modern science, class!"] (Table of Contents)

Bebe / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

The Golden Man! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ray James thinks his neighbor Meeker has constructed a machine that turns metal into gold overnight. James murders the old inventor in his sleep – only to find out that the machine never worked.

Curse of the Blankenships (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit based on evaluation by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

Ghostly Miners! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit based on evaluation by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

The Island of No Return! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Adventurer Bart Madden leaves a trail of bodies to get his hands on a sunken pirate treasure. Too bad the island natives don’t take friendly to his actions.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

The Phantom Photographs (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack E. Miller (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Man Who Haunted A Ghost! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Scotch millionaire McNally gets murdered. His best friend Duncan frames the former’s cousin by making the ghost of the castle appear as a witness. It is all a trick to hide Duncan's own guilt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story.
First-person narrative.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Haunted a Ghost!
  2. 1. The Fatal Superstition
  3. 2. ["We will now study modern science, class!"]
    Bebe
  4. 3. The Golden Man!
  5. 4. Curse of the Blankenships
  6. 5. Ghostly Miners!
  7. 6. The Island of No Return!
  8. 7. The Phantom Photographs
  9. 8. The Man Who Haunted A Ghost!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • 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