(January-February 1961)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinof (associate); George Kashdan (associate)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

1st Aquaman solo book


The Creatures From Atlantis! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover credits confirmed John Wells in Alter Ego magazine #69

The Creatures from Atlantis [Chapter 1] (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Atlantis; Aqua-Cave; Tom Curry (Flashback); Atlanna (Flashback)
Synopsis:
Aquaman gets a S.O.S. from Atlantis.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin recap. Contined from the strip in Adventure, which runs concurrently.

This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin
Synopsis:
House ad for the current issues of Batman and Detectice Comics.

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; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Titano; Brainiac; Thing from 40,000 A.D.; Bizarro; Metallo; Invulnerable Enemy
Synopsis:
House ad for Superman Annual #2.

["All set for the helmet, Shorty?"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Prisoner of Atlantis [Chapter 2] (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Atlantis; Trino (Amphibious Alien); Aqualad [Garth]
Synopsis:
Aquaman is captured but he learns the plans of the Amphibious Aliens.
Reprints:

Your passport to amazing adventures! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson; Bob Brown; Dick Dillin
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Bob Brown; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

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

Get a Grip on Your Gripes! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Strange Denizens of the Deep (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["I'm going spear fishing!"] (Table of Contents)

Homer Goes Skin Diving / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Battle of the Sea Creatures (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Porpy (Porpoise); Topo; Trino (Amphibious Alien); Atlantis
Synopsis:
Aquaman and Aqualad stop the amphibious aliens and force them back to their own dimension.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Creatures From Atlantis!
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  2. 1. The Creatures from Atlantis [Chapter 1]
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  3. 2. This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee
    DC Comics
  4. 3. Watch for the Second Superman Annual!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["All set for the helmet, Shorty?"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. Prisoner of Atlantis [Chapter 2]
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  7. 6. Your passport to amazing adventures!
    DC Comics
  8. 7. Get a Grip on Your Gripes!
  9. 8. Strange Denizens of the Deep
  10. 9. ["I'm going spear fishing!"]
    Homer Goes Skin Diving
  11. 10. The Battle of the Sea Creatures
    Aquaman and Aqualad
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