(January-February 1956)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
George Kashdan (story editor); Murray Boltinoff (art editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

I'm a Cop from Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Moreira credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker and from Tristan Lapoussiére's index of the Big Boy reprint.

I Was a Prisoner on Island X (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A naval security officer is captured by a gang of smugglers, but manages to turn the tables on them when they are all stranded on a deserted island.
Reprints:
Keywords:
atom bomb testing

Indexer Notes

The indexer of the Artima reprint credits Ruben Moreira with the pencils and inks.

Boys and Girls - Make This a Super Christmas! (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Advertisement for various items of licensed Superman merchandise, including games, toys, lunchboxes, and clothing, with a reminder to watch The Adventures of Superman on television.

I Discovered a "Million Dollar Mountain" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Larry Gates works tirelessly to secure his claim on a valuable sulphur mine, but a saboteur may make him fail to meet his contractual obligations.
Reprints:

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
children
Characters:
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs; Mr. Biggs
Synopsis:
Allergy feels bad that he didn't buy fancy presents for his family but they remind him of all the other good things he did for everyone over the holidays.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1954 and later appears in those cover-dated January 1960.

The Mystery of the Bell Witch (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Inks:
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

["This is your lucky day!"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

I Was a Cop from Outer Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Patrolman Joe Collins encounters an alien from Venus who uses his telepathic powers to merge their minds for a day, allowing Collins to crack three old, unsolved cases just before his retirement.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Venus

["Riding on top of this elephant should be a nice smooth ride."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I'm a Cop from Outer Space!
  2. 1. I Was a Prisoner on Island X
  3. 2. Boys and Girls - Make This a Super Christmas!
    Superman
  4. 3. I Discovered a "Million Dollar Mountain"
  5. 4. The Best Present of All!
    Binky
  6. 5. The Mystery of the Bell Witch
  7. 6. ["This is your lucky day!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  8. 7. I Was a Cop from Outer Space
  9. 8. ["Riding on top of this elephant should be a nice smooth ride."]
    Professor Eureka
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