(July 1961)

DC, 1956 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; 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

Invasion of the Fish-Men! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa
Keywords:
underwater

The Pied-Piper Creature! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A space ship containing weird interplanetary creatures crashes on Earth and the pilot is injured and unable to help round them up when they escape.

["Good night! I don't care if your experiment is a success."] (Table of Contents)

Dolly and the Professor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dolly; the Professor
Keywords:
invisibility

Gifts from Your Elders! (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:
A group of teens discover that they can learn many things from older people.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Rip Hunter... Time Master in Another 3-Part Thriller... (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter... Time Master / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Rip Hunter... Time Master (DC, 1961 series) #3, on sale May 16

The Second Life of Simon Steele (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Simon Steele; Danny Clay; Tad Miller; Chet Baxter; Miss Whalen; Mike Farmer; Willy Lawson
Synopsis:
The ghost of a lawyer who relied on sorcery returns after 150 years to take revenge on the descendant of the person who stopped him originally.
Reprints:

Last Trip to Lo'Ana (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["The acid found in lemons and oranges."] (Table of Contents)

Science Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel ?

Genre:
non-fiction

["Moolah walking on those hot coals is quite a tourist attraction!"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

The Invasion of the Fish-Men (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa
Synopsis:
Mark and Elsa encounter an invasion force of fish creatures from another dimension.
Keywords:
underwater

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

At Last! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Invasion of the Fish-Men!
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. The Pied-Piper Creature!
  3. 2. ["Good night! I don't care if your experiment is a success."]
    Dolly and the Professor
  4. 3. Gifts from Your Elders!
  5. 4. Rip Hunter... Time Master in Another 3-Part Thriller...
    Rip Hunter... Time Master
  6. 5. The Second Life of Simon Steele
  7. 6. Last Trip to Lo'Ana
  8. 7. ["The acid found in lemons and oranges."]
    Science Quiz
  9. 8. ["Moolah walking on those hot coals is quite a tourist attraction!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  10. 9. The Invasion of the Fish-Men
    Mark Merlin
  11. 10. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  12. 11. At Last!
    Secret Origins
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