(February 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
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

Queen of the Beasts! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

The Curse of the Forbidden Flora (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.667 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Adventurers are sent to collect specimens of flora grown by Tibetan wild men, but the specimens are protected by high priests who have placed a curse on anyone who picks their flowers.
Reprints:

Tales of the Unexpected #46, My Greatest Adventure #40, and House of Mystery #95 ad (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.333 page (report information)

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

John C. Adams (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / filler / 0.667 page (report information)

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

Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.333 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

It's Fun to Help Others! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

The Mystery of the Man-Made Monsters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.667 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A scientist has been experimenting on animals using radioactive isotopes, which cause a sheep to grow gold wool, spiders to spin
webs made of silver, and caterpillars to weave indestructible cocoons. And that's before they increased in size...

World's Finest Comics #107 ad (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.333 page (report information)

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

Secret of the Wood Wizard (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["It is time now."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Queen of the Beasts (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
While investigating reports of strange creatures, Mark and Elsa discover a crack in a mountainside that leads to a hidden valley. In the valley they find creatures that appear to have come from underground. Elsa overpowered by fumes from the plant life, finds she can communicate with the creatures, and determines that together they can take over the earth.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Queen of the Beasts!
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. The Curse of the Forbidden Flora
  3. 2. Tales of the Unexpected #46, My Greatest Adventure #40, and House of Mystery #95 ad
  4. 3. John C. Adams
    Giants of the Telescope
  5. 4. Statement of Ownership
  6. 5. It's Fun to Help Others!
    Superboy
  7. 6. The Mystery of the Man-Made Monsters
  8. 7. World's Finest Comics #107 ad
  9. 8. Secret of the Wood Wizard
  10. 9. ["It is time now."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  11. 10. The Queen of the Beasts
    Mark Merlin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Ed Boner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner