(October 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; 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 Forbidden Face of Fa-San! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Riddle of the Alien Satellite (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A glowing satellite lands on Earth, emitting rays that make everything around it shrink.

It's Fun to Learn! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Ted teaches Billy and Steve about levers while they are cleaning up a vacant lot, touting the value of science class.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["This is my laboratory!"] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Floogle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dr. Floogle

The Deadly Safaris (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A swindler uses three enchanted artifacts to bring people under his control and force them to locate a fantastic lost treasure for him.

Death Knock! (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:

["This planet is supposed to have inhabitants..."] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Rocket

The Vengeful Victim (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
crime

The Forbidden Face of Fa-San! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Three treasure hunters encounter a strange three-headed idol. Two of the heads bring good fortune, but the third punishes the greedy hunter who tries to cheat his partners.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Forbidden Face of Fa-San!
  2. 1. The Riddle of the Alien Satellite
  3. 2. It's Fun to Learn!
  4. 3. ["This is my laboratory!"]
    Dr. Floogle
  5. 4. The Deadly Safaris
  6. 5. Death Knock!
  7. 6. ["This planet is supposed to have inhabitants..."]
    Doctor Rocket
  8. 7. The Vengeful Victim
  9. 8. The Forbidden Face of Fa-San!
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