(April 1961)

DC, 1956 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

The Court of Creatures (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

The Captive Giant from Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Animal Time-Sense (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

The Imprisoned Mind (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

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:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

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

Doctor Rocket / 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 Court of Creatures (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

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 / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner