(February 1960)

DC, 1942 Series
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Volume:
?
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #211, 214, 217, 300)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Chest of Monsters! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Girl / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Girl [Diana Prince]; Bonnie Bates
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The Chest of Monsters (Table of Contents)

Wonder Girl / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Steve Trevor; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Wonder Girl [Diana Prince]; Hippolyta; Bonnie Bates; Edie; Mal
Synopsis:
Wonder Woman announces a contest which awards the boy or girl who brings the most credit to America three wishes. The young winner, Bonnie -- who saved two children from drowning when their boat capsized during a torrential rainstorm -- uses her first wish to request a visit to Paradise Island, the home of the Amazons.
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["Good night!"] (Table of Contents)

Peg / filler / 0.333 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; teen

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

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

[The Brave and the Bold #28 ad] (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

The Chest of Monsters, Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Wonder Girl / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Girl [Diana Prince]; Hippolyta; Bonnie Bates; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]
Synopsis:
On Paradise Island, Bonnie is given an Amazon outfit and is made an honorary Amazon. She gets to watch as the Amazons compete in an obstacle race. When Bonnie wishes to herself that Wonder Woman would be the winner, she realizes she has used one of her wishes. After an afternoon at the beach getting caught up in a waterspout and avoiding sharks, the Amazons return to dry land for Bonnie to make her final wish. She decides she wants to spend time with Wonder Woman when she was Wonder Girl.
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The Girl With the Curl (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

[Ethiopia, Finland, South Pacific, Baluchistan] (Table of Contents)

Marriage a la Mode / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

The Chest of Monsters, Part 3 (Table of Contents)

Wonder Girl / comic story / 10.667 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Wonder Girl [Diana Prince]; Bonnie Bates; Mer-Boy; Hippolyta; Wonder Woman [Diana Prince]; Insekttees
Synopsis:
Bonnie asks to meet Mer-Boy, so she and Wonder Girl put on Amazon diving suits and go for a dive. Mer-Boy takes them exploring around a sunken ship where he finds a treasure chest and an octopus. Wonder Girl saves him from the octopus and to repay her, he gives her the chest. Inside the chest are metallic insects that expand to gigantic size upon exposure to the air. Wonder Girl takes care of the invading bugs, and Bonnie returns to her own time.
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Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.333 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Chest of Monsters!
    Wonder Girl
  2. 1. The Chest of Monsters
    Wonder Girl
  3. 2. ["Good night!"]
    Peg
  4. 3. It's Fun to Help Others
    Superboy
  5. 4. [The Brave and the Bold #28 ad]
  6. 5. The Chest of Monsters, Part 2
    Wonder Girl
  7. 6. The Girl With the Curl
  8. 7. [Ethiopia, Finland, South Pacific, Baluchistan]
    Marriage a la Mode
  9. 8. The Chest of Monsters, Part 3
    Wonder Girl
  10. 9. Statement of Ownership
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