(April 1959)

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:
Jack Schiff; (Murray Boltinoff (associate); George Kashdan (associate)
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 Stone Sentinels of Giant Island! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover colors credit from Greg Theakston, via the GCD Error List (5 April 2008)

Earth's Strangest Salesman (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Aliens are using a salesman to plant weapons on Earth, but when a man throws the salesman out, the salesman suddenly recalls the aliens' plans and stops an invasion.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Amazing heiroglyphics, Mr. Puptent"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent, Explorer / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[The Brave and the Bold #23] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

What's Your B.Q.*? (* Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Man with the Double Destiny (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
When Mr. Clyde discovers that he has been hired to guide gun runner Verrill through the Peruvian jungle, he refuses to help him. But he doesn't know that Verrill has enlisted a witch doctor, so that whatever happens to Verrill happens to Clyde.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[Challengers of the Unknown #7] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

["Wake-up, Jim Mine"] (Table of Contents)

Curious Names of Western Mines / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

"Ghost" in the Doorway (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Stone Sentinels of Giant Island (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientific expedition comes across an unknown island with stone statues resembling those on Easter Island. After one of the statues comes to life, Prof. Spears deciphers an tablet and discovers that the statues are sentries for an ancient alien base under the island. Luckily, the tablet also tells the scientists how to deactivate the sentries, and they are able to escape before the island submerges.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the cover of this issue, and in the DC Special reprint, Prof. Spears has white hair. In this version, he has brown hair, looking much younger.

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Stone Sentinels of Giant Island!
  2. 1. Earth's Strangest Salesman
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. ["Amazing heiroglyphics, Mr. Puptent"]
    Peter Puptent, Explorer
  5. 4. [The Brave and the Bold #23]
  6. 5. What's Your B.Q.*? (* Brotherhood Quotient)
  7. 6. The Man with the Double Destiny
  8. 7. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  9. 8. [Challengers of the Unknown #7]
  10. 9. ["Wake-up, Jim Mine"]
    Curious Names of Western Mines
  11. 10. "Ghost" in the Doorway
  12. 11. The Stone Sentinels of Giant Island
  13. 12. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
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