(July 1960)

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 Puzzle of the Plundering Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction

Free Speech -- Free For All! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy; Tom Stone

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Puzzle of the Plundering Creatures (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes 12/08

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown; Dick Dillin; Sid Greene
Inks:
Bob Brown; Sheldon Moldoff; Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Space Ranger
Synopsis:
House ad for current issues of Tales of the Unexpected, My Greatest Adventure, Strange Adventures

The Eyes Have It! (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

This Is It! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern
Synopsis:
House ad for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #1.

The Three-Headed Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Charles Paris; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
historical; superhero; western-frontier
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Tomahawk; Dan Hunter
Synopsis:
House ad for current issues of Detective Comics and Tomahawk

Curse of the Night People (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

["These natives don't look too friendly"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / filler / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

Bodyguards to a Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Micro-Meteors (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints: show reprint note before migration
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Puzzle of the Plundering Creatures!
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. Free Speech -- Free For All!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Puzzle of the Plundering Creatures
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures
    DC Comics
  5. 4. The Eyes Have It!
  6. 5. This Is It!
    Green Lantern
  7. 6. The Three-Headed Doom
  8. 7. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
    DC Comics
  9. 8. Curse of the Night People
  10. 9. ["These natives don't look too friendly"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  11. 10. Bodyguards to a Planet
  12. 11. Micro-Meteors
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • James Zee
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