(August 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

I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Eyes That Went Berserk (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An artist agrees to participate in an experiment, but it has bizarre effects on his eyesight that keep changing.
Reprints:

This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee... (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #45 and Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #94

["Welcome to our planet!"] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Reprints:

The Prophetic Camera (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An old man finds an alien camera that takes pictures of future events. A crook steals it and tries to use it for profit, but nothing works out for him.
Reprints:

My Forbidden Face! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man awakens from unconsciousness not knowing who he is, and everyone recoils from his face for some reason.
Reprints:

Wanted: A Pal! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis:
Frankie and Bob talk about having a close friend.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Spectral Stories for Sale (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
stories of haunted houses

I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An expedition is shipwrecked on an island inhabited by giants, who force the crew to act as chess pieces in a game for their freedom.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants!
  2. 1. The Eyes That Went Berserk
  3. 2. This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee...
  4. 3. ["Welcome to our planet!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  5. 4. The Prophetic Camera
  6. 5. My Forbidden Face!
  7. 6. Wanted: A Pal!
  8. 7. Spectral Stories for Sale
  9. 8. I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
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  • 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
  • Jim Van Dore