(July 1959)

DC, 1956 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; 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

The Thing from Beyond! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
fire

Be Sure of Your Facts! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown
Synopsis:
When the clubhouse boys jump to conclusions and believe Jim stole the club's money, Buzzy advises them to stay calm and double-check before making accusations.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated April 1952.

The Thing from Beyond! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman ?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A strange accident endows a fisherman with inexplicable mental powers that help him predict, then defeat an alien menace.

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily; Bob Brown
Inks:
Bernard Baily; Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #39 and My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #33

["Ah! I see good things for you --"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

The Man Who Changed History! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A boastful general believes that he knows how he could have changed the course of history's greatest battles, and a magician gives him the opportunity to prove it by sending him into the past.
Keywords:
Battle of Tours; Richard III; time travel

["There are more hours of daylight..."] (Table of Contents)

The Curiosity Shop / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

fun facts

Operation Blackhawks! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #138

The Incredible Grab Bag (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Secret of the Bronze Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Synopsis:
A jungle explorer finds a spring whose water temporarily changes his skin into metal. Returning home, he decides to use this ability to fight crime, but robbers try to steal the secret of his transformation and his doctor warns him that his skin could remain metallic forever.

Happy Hunting Ground (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Morris Waldinger

Synopsis:
Native American customs regarding death
Reprints:
  • from ?
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Thing from Beyond!
  2. 1. Be Sure of Your Facts!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Thing from Beyond!
  4. 3. Your Passport to Strange Journeys...
  5. 4. ["Ah! I see good things for you --"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. The Man Who Changed History!
  7. 6. ["There are more hours of daylight..."]
    The Curiosity Shop
  8. 7. Operation Blackhawks!
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. The Incredible Grab Bag
  10. 9. The Secret of the Bronze Man
  11. 10. Happy Hunting Ground
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