(February 1962)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Trap of the Timeless Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]

["Dear Boys and Girls:"] (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Letter to the readers explaining the price increase to 12 cents.

The Sinister Hunts of Mr. Safari (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Mr. Safari (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Safari approaches crimes like the leader of a safari into dangerous territory.
Keywords:
armored truck; deadfall trap; museum; snare; zoo

A Fantastic New Adventure...Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents)

Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for The Brave and the Bold #40, featuring Cave Carson. "On sale everywhere Dec. 21st."

["We've circled the earth."] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / 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:
Doctor Rocket
Synopsis:
Dr. Rocket's wife gives him a message while he's in orbit.
Keywords:
spaceship

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents)

Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Batman; Robin

Indexer Notes

Promo for Batman Annual #2 "on sale everywhere."

Let Science Serve You (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Inks:
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Synopsis:
Facts about scientific discoveries and a reminder to have an annual physical to take advantage of advances in medicine.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Hendrickson's Super-Substitute (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]
Synopsis:
An inventor constructs an indestructible super robot that looks like Hendrickson.
Keywords:
dam; fire; flood; jets; radium; robot

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Promo for House of Mystery #119, Challengers of the Unknown #24; and Tales of the Unexpected #69, with covers depicted.

Agile Pronghorn (Table of Contents)

Let's Go Hunting! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Weird Flights Over The Pacific (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Strange stories of one man surviving in a damaged bomber over the Philippines in 1943 and the disappearance of the crew of blimp near San Francisco in 1942.
Keywords:
blimp; bomber; Philippines; San Francisco; World War II

Trap of the Timeless Creatures (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks investigate an "Island of Monsters," where strange petrified creatures suddenly come to life and attack them.
Keywords:
aliens; geyser; island; jets; monsters; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

average sales: 305,000

Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual! (Table of Contents)

Superman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Promo for Superman Annual #4, with cover depicted.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Trap of the Timeless Creatures!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. ["Dear Boys and Girls:"]
    DC Comics
  3. 2. The Sinister Hunts of Mr. Safari
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. A Fantastic New Adventure...Beneath the Earth!
    Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  5. 4. ["We've circled the earth."]
    Doctor Rocket
  6. 5. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Batman Annual
  7. 6. Let Science Serve You
  8. 7. Hendrickson's Super-Substitute
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. Agile Pronghorn
    Let's Go Hunting!
  11. 10. Weird Flights Over The Pacific
  12. 11. Trap of the Timeless Creatures
    Blackhawk
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
  14. 13. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Superman Annual
This issue was most recently modified by:
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