(October 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; Murray Boltinoff (associate); George Kashdan (associate)
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

Prisoner of the Golden Mask! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Case of the Perilous Pet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A strange alien animal appears at a rocket installation and it can only be controlled by a young boy in a wheelchair.

Big-Big-Big News about a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #34 [first Silver Age Atom]

A Message from Otto the Robot! (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
Characters:
Bobby; Otto the Robot
Synopsis:
Bobby dreams about the fantastic future that robots will provide, but the robot in his dream reminds him that humans will always be needed too.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["Ah- I see your future very clearly"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / 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
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

Prisoner of the Golden Mask (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Explorer Jane Rainey is exposed to a mysterious energy force in an ancient Mexican tomb that gives her uncontrollable destructive power.

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
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #3

The Idol that Hunted Danger (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure; jungle

The Marauding Magicians (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; fantasy
Synopsis:
An ancient sorcerer is revived from suspended animation by a gang of crooks who force him to use his magic to help them commit crimes.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoner of the Golden Mask!
  2. 1. The Case of the Perilous Pet
  3. 2. Big-Big-Big News about a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero
    The Atom
  4. 3. A Message from Otto the Robot!
  5. 4. ["Ah- I see your future very clearly"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. Prisoner of the Golden Mask
  7. 6. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  8. 7. The Idol that Hunted Danger
  9. 8. The Marauding Magicians
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