(May 1959)

DC, 1955 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:
Jack Schiff (Editor); Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

We Found the Evolution Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
Jack Adler
Letters:
?

Reprints:

I Was a Modern Hercules (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
When a man needs a costume for a masquerade party but all the shops are closed, he finds a lion skin in an antique shop to use as a Hercules costume. But what he doesn't know is that the lion skin really did belong to Hercules, and that it grants the demi-god's strength to whoever wears it.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[Showcase #20 - Rip Hunter, Time Master] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

["Marvelous Disguise!"] (Table of Contents)

On the Planet Og / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

I Was a Test Pilot in Outer Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Colin was Earth's top test pilot, checking out special purpose ships, until the day it appeared that he and his partner had turned in a false report. Unable to find work again on Earth, he ends up testing ships for an alien race.
Reprints:

[Who discovered iron in what is now United States territory?] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[Tomahawk #62] (Table of Contents)

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

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

[It's a good place for water] (Table of Contents)

Picture Math / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
Martin Naydel
Letters:
?

I Became a Captive Animal (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

We Found the Evolution Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
After two anthropologists bring an Amazonian caveman back to the states, he begins to progress at a rapid rate until his intelligence and appearance jump beyond where modern-day man is on the evolutionary path.
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. We Found the Evolution Man!
  2. 1. I Was a Modern Hercules
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. [Showcase #20 - Rip Hunter, Time Master]
  5. 4. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  6. 5. ["Marvelous Disguise!"]
    On the Planet Og
  7. 6. I Was a Test Pilot in Outer Space
  8. 7. [Who discovered iron in what is now United States territory?]
    Quick Quiz
  9. 8. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  10. 9. [Tomahawk #62]
  11. 10. [It's a good place for water]
    Picture Math
  12. 11. I Became a Captive Animal
  13. 12. We Found the Evolution Man
  14. 13. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
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