(June 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; George Kashdan (Associate Editor); Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor)
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 Menacing Pet from Pluto! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

The Human Diamond (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
On an expedition to test out a diamond-detector, a crew gets a strong reading near a seam in a rock. Upon entering the seam, one of the men falls into a gaseous pit. Out of the pit comes a man made of solid diamond.

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Your Passport to Strange Journeys... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily; Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Baily; Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for House of Secrets (DC, 1956 series) #20 and Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #104

["We've done enough digging for today."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Secret of the Phoenix (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Harry Boone is about to finish his quest for an archaelogical treasure when the dangers of the jungle destroy his nerve. But when the natives point him toward the "deathless" Phoenix bird, he believes he's found a new source of courage.

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros Circus at Palisades Amusement Park (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman; Emmett Kelly

Fred Finds a Way! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Fred learns that there are other ways of participating in his favorite sport of baseball even though he isn't yet good enough to be picked for the team.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Underworld Sorcerer (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Rocky Martin, crime boss, has been deported, but still maintains his underworld ties. While in Europe, he runs into the last in a line of sorcerers and believes he's found his ticket back to the States and his empire.

The Man Who Outraced Light (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Menacing Pet from Pluto! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An expedition finds freezing cold weather in the tropics. The cause appears to be a strange alien creature that seemingly escaped from a crashed ship and left behind the unconscious ship's captain. It's up to the expedition to find a way to stop the creature.

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Superstitious Sayings (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Menacing Pet from Pluto!
  2. 1. The Human Diamond
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. Your Passport to Strange Journeys...
  5. 4. ["We've done enough digging for today."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. The Secret of the Phoenix
  7. 6. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  8. 7. Clyde Beatty and Cole Bros Circus at Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Fred Finds a Way!
  10. 9. The Underworld Sorcerer
  11. 10. The Man Who Outraced Light
  12. 11. The Menacing Pet from Pluto!
  13. 12. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
  14. 13. Superstitious Sayings
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