(May 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 (credited)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

As billed on the cover, this issue contains three pages listing the winners of the DC Slogan Contest (whose last names begin with O, S, V or Z). These pages replace some of the usual fillers for this issue.


The Face Behind the Mask! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Weapons of Destiny (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder ?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Pat Gordon ?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from the index for the World's Finest Comics issue reprinting this story. Binder is not credited in the reprint.

The Thing From the Skies (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Second Warning! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp (signed)
Inks:
George Papp (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; war
Reprints:

I Was A Prisoner of the Supernatural (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Jasper Murdock; Mr. Robley; Gilda Greene; Mephistopheles; Tom Shields
Synopsis:
Jasper Murdock, an actor playing the role of Mephistopheles, agrees to a deal with the devil Mephistopheles.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit taken from the reprint.

The Face Behind the Mask (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Zoe Ann Kerns; Freddie White; Jay Hamilton
Synopsis:
Jay meets an actress who claims to have a magic potion that keeps her young.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit taken from reprint.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Face Behind the Mask!
  2. 1. Weapons of Destiny
  3. 2. The Thing From the Skies
  4. 3. Second Warning!
  5. 4. I Was A Prisoner of the Supernatural
  6. 5. The Face Behind the Mask
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Carl Gafford
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Patrick Lemaire
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner