(December 1959)

DC, 1956 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 Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Secret of the Fossil Egg! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa
Keywords:
eggs; monsters

The Killer from Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Thad Hollister witnesses a murder of one alien by another, then has to convince everyone that his life is in danger from the killer alien.

The Atom: Servant of Man (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
The development of radio-isotopes has led to many scientific advances throughout the world.
Reprints:
Keywords:
atomic energy; radioactivity

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Riddle of Hazard Isle! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Three cousins must embark upon a strange treasure hunt to receive an inheritance from their eccentric uncle after his death.

Hawk-A-A-A! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Phantom in the Wind (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["There might be some ancient hidden treasure behind these walls!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent; Beagle
Keywords:
pyramids

The Secret of the Fossil Egg (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; Dan Wile
Synopsis:
Mark Merlin tries to stop a creature that can alter its form to overcome any obstacle.

Your Favorite Heroes... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Superman and Batman with Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of the Fossil Egg!
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. The Killer from Space
  3. 2. The Atom: Servant of Man
  4. 3. The Riddle of Hazard Isle!
  5. 4. Hawk-A-A-A!
    Blackhawk
  6. 5. Phantom in the Wind
  7. 6. ["There might be some ancient hidden treasure behind these walls!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  8. 7. The Secret of the Fossil Egg
    Mark Merlin
  9. 8. Your Favorite Heroes...
    Superman and Batman with Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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