(April 1957)

DC, 1956 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 Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Indestructible Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

The Four Threads of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Joe Ranse; Nick Torek; Brick Herrond; Cy Brogan; Clotho; Lachesis; Atropos
Synopsis:
Four convicts on their way to death row escape but are re-captured as destined by the threads woven by the three Fates of ancient Greek myth.
Reprints:

Buzzy Learns about Careers in Nursing (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

The Witch's Statues (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Wygand Cornish fakes the deaths of valuable animals, creates statues of the animals for their owners, then replaces the statues with the real things in order to collect money from the grateful owners. But his plot is discovered when he makes a statue not quite as accurate as it needed to be.
Reprints:

The Mysterious Painting (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

The All-Seeing Eye (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A newspaperman inherits the "all-seeing eye" which allows him to make all kinds of scoops. But when criminals try to steal it from him, he uses it to alert the police and decides it is too dangerous to keep.
Reprints:

["And I see a great future for you."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

His Double - in Death (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Indestructible Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A man is safe from all harm and can commit any crime as long as he wears a special glove covering his vulnerable spot. But when he dips his hand in what he thinks is ink, but is really poison, he is struck dead.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Indestructible Man!
  2. 1. The Four Threads of Doom
  3. 2. Buzzy Learns about Careers in Nursing
    Buzzy
  4. 3. The Witch's Statues
  5. 4. The Mysterious Painting
  6. 5. The All-Seeing Eye
  7. 6. ["And I see a great future for you."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  8. 7. His Double - in Death
  9. 8. The Indestructible Man
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Carl Gafford
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
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  • Mike Tiefenbacher
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  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner