(October 1960)

DC, 1951 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
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Hail the Conquering Aliens! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

The Menace of the Enemy Plants (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An experimental ray brings giant uncontrollable plant creatures to life.

["I hope they can snag this missile in mid-air!"] (Table of Contents)

Dr. Floogle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dr. Floogle

The Idols's Slave (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Two explorers uncover a stone idol which comes to life and seemingly captivates one of them to follow him into deadly situations.

How Are Your Shopping Manners? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Jimmy learns a lesson in proper behavior when shopping.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["If a passing star should approach our sun..."] (Table of Contents)

Mysteries in Space / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Loot of Time (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Hail The Conquering Aliens (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Welks; Hal; Mayor Plover; Betty Sears; Colonel Bear
Synopsis:
Returning home from a trip, Dan Welks is shocked to discover that his town has been taken over by alien invaders, but two surprise twists await him before the situation is resolved.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Dive to a Whale of an Adventure (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #28 [second Sea Devils appearance]

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Hail the Conquering Aliens!
  2. 1. The Menace of the Enemy Plants
  3. 2. ["I hope they can snag this missile in mid-air!"]
    Dr. Floogle
  4. 3. The Idols's Slave
  5. 4. How Are Your Shopping Manners?
  6. 5. ["If a passing star should approach our sun..."]
    Mysteries in Space
  7. 6. The Loot of Time
  8. 7. Hail The Conquering Aliens
  9. 8. Dive to a Whale of an Adventure
    Sea Devils
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • Ramon Schenk
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