(July 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

City of Three Dooms! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (wash)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (wash)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Three Wishes to Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
Inmates Ram Crowder and Silky Martin find a magical lamp which grants them three wishes, including freedom, though not riches. But Ram is OK with that because he stashed the stolen money from his last job...which is Silky's cue to reveal this was all a sting to get Ram to reveal the location of the money.
Reprints:

The Sinister Cannon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Men are compelled to create a cannon for a being claiming to be a moon-dweller, supposedly to send him back to the moon, but the moon-dweller is really a mole-man and the cannon is to send him back into the Earth. Once accomplished the men seal the hole in the ground so he can't return.
Reprints:

["Lying on a bed of spikes! Imagine that!"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

How to Make New Friends (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Binky; Allergy

Spirits in the Sky (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Rainbow Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Hargate; Tod Milling
Synopsis:
Dr. Hargate discovers how chameleons change color and gives himself the same abilities in order to commit crimes. But he doesn't realize he has a color-blind neighbor who can spot him.
Reprints:
Keywords:
chameleon

The City of the Three Dooms (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A Nazi sub travels through time to three different eras, but decides it would be better for them if they just turned themselves in in the present.
Reprints:

["A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature is signed in the original publication.

["After two weeks on Mars..."] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / 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; science fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. City of Three Dooms!
  2. 1. Three Wishes to Doom
  3. 2. The Sinister Cannon
  4. 3. ["Lying on a bed of spikes! Imagine that!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  5. 4. How to Make New Friends
    Binky
  6. 5. Spirits in the Sky
  7. 6. The Rainbow Man
  8. 7. The City of the Three Dooms
  9. 8. ["A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess!"]
    Professor Eureka
  10. 9. ["After two weeks on Mars..."]
    Shorty
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
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  • Carl Gafford
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