(August 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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

Dinosaur Island! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

The Impossible Tricks! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Two journalists work to expose a stage magician's tricks, but one of them is secretly working with the fraud to undermine the investigation.

This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer; Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #205 and Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #221

The House That Couldn't Be Destroyed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A wrecking crew is unable to demolish a house until the last descendant of its ancestral family dies.

["Ah, come right in"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Synopsis:
Moolah's powers of prognostication don't work very well.
Reprints:

Greeting Cards of Destiny (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Several people receive antique greeting cards which seem to successfully foretell coming disasters.

["Professor, I want you to go to Egypt..."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Synopsis:
The professor investigates the tomb of King Tut-Anka.

Strangest Rainfalls in History (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (signed)
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Never Underestimate a New Idea! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schiff

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky; Allergy
Synopsis:
Binky advises Allergy not to give up on thinking of a new idea to win the soap box derby by reminding him of famous inventors who persevered in their plans.

Indexer Notes

Published "in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations."

Dinosaur Island (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Dr. Wallace exposes two living dinosaurs as a hoax perpetrated by a lazy researcher.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Dinosaur Island!
  2. 1. The Impossible Tricks!
  3. 2. This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee...
  4. 3. The House That Couldn't Be Destroyed
  5. 4. ["Ah, come right in"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. Greeting Cards of Destiny
  7. 6. ["Professor, I want you to go to Egypt..."]
    Professor Eureka
  8. 7. Strangest Rainfalls in History
  9. 8. Never Underestimate a New Idea!
    Binky
  10. 9. Dinosaur Island
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
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
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