(May 1958)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Dragon of Times Square! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

The Anti-Gravity Menace (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A strange spacecraft flying through Earth's atmosphere emits anti-gravity rays that cause anything they touch to float away.
Reprints:

New! Exciting! Mystifying! (Table of Contents)

The New Adventures of Charlie Chan / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
detective-mystery

Indexer Notes

house ad for New Adventures of Charlie Chan, The (DC, 1958 series) #1, on sale March 6

["This is the big day, Dr. Rocket."] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Synopsis:
The doctor's expedition to space doesn't get very far.

The School for Sorcerers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
The Great Jakarta, a stage magician, tries to prove to his students that there is no such thing as real magic.
Reprints:

The Man Who Refused to Die! (Table of Contents)

A True Tall Tale / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff; Mort Weisinger; George Kashdan
Pencils:
Ed Smalle
Inks:
Ed Snalle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
Sgt. Charles D. Engel, shot down over the Atlantic, was lost at sea for twenty-one days before being recovered.
Reprints:

The Man with the Martian Body (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Reporter Joe Lipari encounters a Martian who switches bodies with him.
Reprints:

The Phony Space Ships (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

That Deep, Dark Secret! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown; Susie Gruff
Synopsis:
Margie learns that having a mental patient in the family is nothing to be ashamed of.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated July 1952.

The Dragon of Times Square (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Sir Gawain is fighting a dragon in King Arthur's time when he and the dragon are transported to modern-day New York City by a bolt of lightning.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Dragon of Times Square!
  2. 1. The Anti-Gravity Menace
  3. 2. New! Exciting! Mystifying!
    The New Adventures of Charlie Chan
  4. 3. ["This is the big day, Dr. Rocket."]
    Doctor Rocket
  5. 4. The School for Sorcerers
  6. 5. The Man Who Refused to Die!
    A True Tall Tale
  7. 6. The Man with the Martian Body
  8. 7. The Phony Space Ships
  9. 8. That Deep, Dark Secret!
    Buzzy
  10. 9. The Dragon of Times Square
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
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