(August 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

Issue Notes

Story synopses and some other information from Ed Boner, July 2009.


I Was Earth's Strangest Prisoner! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

We Unleashed the Cloud Creatures (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An experiment to try to create "portable cloud" technology -- move a raincloud somewhere where rain is needed, for example -- goes awry, and creates cloud creatures capable of absorbing huge supplies of water.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

["I've been working on this ray-gun to make moving things immobile!"] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Floogle / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor

I Fought the 100-Year Gold Curse! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy
Synopsis:
It's just after midnight when Mike hears of his inheritance from his great-grandfather. It includes a curse from the sorcerer Chokoal, that in the 59th year of the century, death will follow any ancestor in the presence of gold. Mike thinks it bunk until his fiance almost dies while he's wearing a gold watch and a gold statue almost kills one of the servants in his house.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

["What's that twig you're selling, friend?"] (Table of Contents)

Bill / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Hy Mankin
Pencils:
Hy Mankin
Inks:
Hy Mankin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Hy Mankin

Genre:
humor

["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."] (Table of Contents)

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

The Haunted Airfield (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense; war
Reprints:
  • from ?

Alien's Bodyguard (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

I Was Earth's Strangest Prisoner (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Wallace in on site for the construction of a new bridge, but the workers won't work because of reports of an alien with a weapon that's attacked some of the workers. Wallace intends to see for himself, and when he tries to capture the alien, ends up captured himself.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Was Earth's Strangest Prisoner!
  2. 1. We Unleashed the Cloud Creatures
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  4. 3. Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  5. 4. ["I've been working on this ray-gun to make moving things immobile!"]
    Dr. Floogle
  6. 5. I Fought the 100-Year Gold Curse!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  8. 7. ["What's that twig you're selling, friend?"]
    Bill
  9. 8. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."]
    Superman
  10. 9. The Haunted Airfield
  11. 10. Alien's Bodyguard
  12. 11. I Was Earth's Strangest Prisoner
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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