(April 1961)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1961-02-21 ?
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; 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 Court of Creatures (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa
Keywords:
monsters

The Captive Giant from Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A giant alien criminal threatens the Earth but three vacationing Americans figure out how to stop him.

Animal Time-Sense (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only the bottom half of the original feature is reprinted. Top half is reprinted in Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1957 series ) #19.

A Salute to Our American Indians! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
An accounting of American Indian achievements.
Keywords:
ballet; baseball; Jim Thorpe; Maria Tallchief

The Imprisoned Mind! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A lab accident causes Professor Madison's mind to be transferred into a destructive robot and his assistant must save him.
Keywords:
robots

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Who is Hawkman (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Capsule Out of Time (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Let's prepare for a landing!"] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Keywords:
outer space; parking tickets

The Court of Creatures (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; Governor Tarsus
Synopsis:
Mark exposes Governor Tarsus' plot to keep himself in power by scaring his people with the Cottswald Creatures.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

For the Very Best (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Dr. Epee, the great French scientist, sent me this robot"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Keywords:
French; robots
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Court of Creatures
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. The Captive Giant from Space
  3. 2. Animal Time-Sense
  4. 3. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  5. 4. The Imprisoned Mind!
  6. 5. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures
    DC Comics
  7. 6. Who is Hawkman
    Hawkman
  8. 7. The Capsule Out of Time
  9. 8. ["Let's prepare for a landing!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  10. 9. The Court of Creatures
    Mark Merlin
  11. 10. For the Very Best
    DC Comics
  12. 11. ["Dr. Epee, the great French scientist, sent me this robot"]
    Professor Eureka
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