(December 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

The Case of Creature X-14! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

The Case of Creature X-14 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert ?; Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist creates a monstrous creature that will commit crimes for him.

Watch for the Second Superman Annual! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #2, on sale November 10

Children of Tomorrow! (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:
Celebration of United Nations Day (October 24) with a description of the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of a Child.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated December 1964.

["Look at him put that flaming torch in his mouth!"] (Table of Contents)

Abdul the Fire Eater / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Abdul

The Man Who Breathed Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A farmer tastes a strange fruit he finds in a space capsule which causes him to exhale a poisonous gas, but it turns out to be the means of destroying another deadly menace from space.

The Fabulous Fingers (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Here's your coffee."] (Table of Contents)

Science Shorts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

four panels with fun science facts

["At some future date, when an Earthman will be able to..."] (Table of Contents)

Mysteries in Space / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Giants from the Lamp (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman ?

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Eccentric Merton Deek builds miniature robots, but one day he buys a small lantern whose rays of light cause the robots to grow to giant size, which attracts criminals who steal the robots for their own purposes.

["Boy -- no worry about having a flat tire!"] (Table of Contents)

Science Shorts / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

four panels with fun science facts

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Case of Creature X-14!
  2. 1. The Case of Creature X-14
  3. 2. Watch for the Second Superman Annual!
    Superman
  4. 3. Children of Tomorrow!
  5. 4. ["Look at him put that flaming torch in his mouth!"]
    Abdul the Fire Eater
  6. 5. The Man Who Breathed Doom
  7. 6. The Fabulous Fingers
  8. 7. ["Here's your coffee."]
    Science Shorts
  9. 8. ["At some future date, when an Earthman will be able to..."]
    Mysteries in Space
  10. 9. The Giants from the Lamp
  11. 10. ["Boy -- no worry about having a flat tire!"]
    Science Shorts
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