(September 1959)

DC, 1951 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 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 Runaway Bronc from Venus! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Invasion of the Energy Creatures! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Engineers hired to help a developing country's mining industry find an army of subterranean creatures wreaking havoc on the countryside.

Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy--Depending on You! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

["Oh my - flying saucers"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

The Supernatural City (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
At the 1000-year anniversary of the founding of a European city, events documented in the town's history, The Crimson Folio, begin happening again, and the city realizes that the book is actually a book of prophecies. This is bad news for the descendent of the person who dies on the last page of the book.

Indexer Notes

Do not believe these to be inks by George Roussos. They appear to be Meskin's inks. (Gene Reed 6/22/2011)

[Palisades Park ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman

Witch Hunter (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit based on comparisons and evaluations by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Secret of the Sphinx (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Runaway Bronc from Venus! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
In a South American town, photographer Ben Martin discovers an alien "bronc," a flying four-legged creature. Ben also finds a crashed spaceship with an injured pilot, who lets him know that Ben needs to ride the "bronc" back to the old corral, i.e., spaceship.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Runaway Bronc from Venus!
  2. 1. Invasion of the Energy Creatures!
  3. 2. Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy--Depending on You!
  4. 3. ["Oh my - flying saucers"]
    Professor Eureka
  5. 4. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  6. 5. The Supernatural City
  7. 6. [Palisades Park ad]
  8. 7. Witch Hunter
  9. 8. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  10. 9. Secret of the Sphinx
  11. 10. The Runaway Bronc from Venus!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Ed Boner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore