(August 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

Creatures of Camouflage Forest! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Elsa; Mark Merlin

Return of the Phantom Physician (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Anselmo the Great; Dr. Miles Menken; Jimmy Menken; El Tigre
Synopsis:
Dr. Miles Menken is visited three times by his fabled ancestor Anselmo the Great, a physician with great healing powers.
Keywords:
medicine

["Hmm -- everything has to be bigger these days!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

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)

The Man With the Mineral Powers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Geologist Bart Hobbs convinces a grand jury that inexplicable transformations of his body forced him to commit various thefts, but his lies are eventually exposed.

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

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

The Day the World Vanished (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Creatures of Camouflage Forest (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; General Chester Mills
Synopsis:
Astronauts bring back plants from an asteroid that are actually creatures that can change their forms.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Creatures of Camouflage Forest!
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. Return of the Phantom Physician
  3. 2. ["Hmm -- everything has to be bigger these days!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  4. 3. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  5. 4. At Last!
    Secret Origins
  6. 5. The Man With the Mineral Powers
  7. 6. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. The Day the World Vanished
  9. 8. The Creatures of Camouflage Forest
    Mark Merlin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner