(August 1961)

DC, 1951 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
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

Prisoners of Beast Asteroid! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
monsters

The Man Who Was Doomed By Time (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Art Merrill risks his life to discover the secret of a patch of land where no plant or animal life can live.
Keywords:
monsters

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

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 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) #3, on sale June 22

At Last! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Secret Origins (DC, 1961 series) #1, on sale June 15

It's Fun to Serve! (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:
Debbie learns how to join the rest of her family in doing good deeds for others.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Songs of Disaster (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Composer Burton Mills learns that the music of a long-ago folk hero has fantastic occult powers.
Reprints:

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #1, on sale June 29

The Man Who Defied Fate (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
drama

["Moolah draws big crowds..."] (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

We Were Prisoners on the Beast Asteroid (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Two space explorers on a distant asteroid are menaced by four creatures that emerge from mysterious capsules.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoners of Beast Asteroid!
  2. 1. The Man Who Was Doomed By Time
  3. 2. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  4. 3. At Last!
    Secret Origins
  5. 4. It's Fun to Serve!
  6. 5. The Songs of Disaster
  7. 6. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman
  8. 7. The Man Who Defied Fate
  9. 8. ["Moolah draws big crowds..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  10. 9. We Were Prisoners on the Beast Asteroid
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