(September 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 Impossible Voyage! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira; Jack Adler (washes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Who Is Mr. Ashtar? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A hotel detective helps a man from the future get a picture of blueprints of a weapon necessary to repel a Martian invasion in 2957.
Reprints:

Danger Prejudice at Work (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Beware the Thinking Cap (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Johnny Manton steals a cap from a museum reputed to give its wearer great intelligence, but Manton doesn't know that the cap only allows itself to be used for good.
Reprints:

["I can't seem to fall asleep"] (Table of Contents)

Hamid the Hypnotist / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

["I'm worried about the professor"] (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

The Bullet Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Due to a mixture of elements from a meteorite and scrap metal from an atomic research lab in his ID tag, inmate Chick Durant is able to leave his cell for 25 minutes at a time. But Durant is stuck on an uncharted island when he reshapes his tag, altering the mixture.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker and the index to DC Special #4; previously credited as "George Roussos (B Baily?)."

Strange Visit from Venus (Table of Contents)

text article / pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Impossible Voyage (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
As a prank, aliens take people lining up for a new amusement ride on a real ride through the solar system.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Impossible Voyage!
  2. 1. Who Is Mr. Ashtar?
  3. 2. Danger Prejudice at Work
  4. 3. Beware the Thinking Cap
  5. 4. ["I can't seem to fall asleep"]
    Hamid the Hypnotist
  6. 5. ["I'm worried about the professor"]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. The Bullet Man
  8. 7. Strange Visit from Venus
  9. 8. The Impossible Voyage
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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