(September 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 Beast from the Box! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Keywords:
monsters

Black Steed of the Hill Gods (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An American joins a band of freedom fighter to overthrow a tyrant, and seems to receive great powers to help the cause.
Reprints:

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:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
rules for water safety

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["I've succeeded! I've made myself invisible!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Keywords:
invisibility

The Sorceress of Silent Valley (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; Conrad Rogge; Jenny Rogge
Synopsis:
Conrad Rogge's daughter Jenny has suddenly developed magical powers that threaten everyone around her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes 12/08

Beware the Black Cat! (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Noisy Ghosts (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Strange Skies (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

The Beast from the Box (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Charles Sanders accidentally releases a strange creature from a box and it keeps growing as it rampages through the city.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Beast from the Box!
  2. 1. Black Steed of the Hill Gods
  3. 2. Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You!
  4. 3. ["I've succeeded! I've made myself invisible!"]
    Professor Eureka
  5. 4. The Sorceress of Silent Valley
    Mark Merlin
  6. 5. Beware the Black Cat!
  7. 6. Noisy Ghosts
  8. 7. Strange Skies
  9. 8. The Beast from the Box
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner