(July 1960)

DC, 1955 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

I Unleashed the Light-Ray Creature! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
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:
non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown
Synopsis:
Tom is tearing down the campaign posters of the candidate his father opposes, until Buzzy shows him that his father is much more fair-minded.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated January 1953.

We Battled the Black Narwhal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Douglas Bell leads an expedition to find the legendary Black Narwhal, whose tusk carries magical powers.

Wild Peccary (Table of Contents)

Let's Go Hunting! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

["Strange, I see nothing in the crystal ball!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty; Zaza
Reprints:

National Comics Proudly Presents the Newest TV Sensation... (Table of Contents)

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

house ad for Many Loves of Dobie Gillis (DC, 1960 series) #2

I Sealed Earth's Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Edaw, a being from another dimension offers to help stop a breaking dam if Manion will return to the other dimension and help him, but Edaw is really a criminal with an evil agenda.

["Everything is all set for your safari, Mr. Puptent!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

Unfriendly Mission (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

I Unleashed the Light-Ray Creature! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An attempt to communicate with the planet Venus results in the creation of destructive creatures who consume light rays.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Unleashed the Light-Ray Creature!
  2. 1. Free Speech -- Free for All!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. We Battled the Black Narwhal
  4. 3. Wild Peccary
    Let's Go Hunting!
  5. 4. ["Strange, I see nothing in the crystal ball!"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. National Comics Proudly Presents the Newest TV Sensation...
    The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
  7. 6. I Sealed Earth's Doom
  8. 7. ["Everything is all set for your safari, Mr. Puptent!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  9. 8. Unfriendly Mission
  10. 9. I Unleashed the Light-Ray Creature!
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