(May 1962)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1962-03-01
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
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

Menace of the Alien Hero! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

The Mystery of the Magic Museum (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
The proprietors of the Mystery Museum are about to close it down due to bad business, but a man shows up who agrees to do demonstrations of real magic. However, he really only wants access to the magic cauldron on display, which will give him fantastic powers he can use for criminal purposes.

Just One Second! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Flash (DC, 1959 series) #128

Thr Triple Life of Green Lantern! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #12

Time-Out for Talk! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Tim and Mike learn to talk out their disagreements instead of fighting.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["What's this? Some kind of lamp!"] (Table of Contents)

The Magic Genie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural

Clash of the Clan Masters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell (signed) [as H.P.]
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An ancient feud between two Scottish clans re-emerges in the present, with the head of each clan using hereditary magical powers in the fight.
Keywords:
Scotland

The Story of the Year! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #147

Strange Mysteries of the Moon (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Menace of the Alien Hero (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens plot to turn humans into water-breathers, then to force them into the ocean so that the surface world can be occupied.

Best Foot Forward... (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

The custom of getting off on the Right foot.

[The height of the Eiffel Tower never changes...] (Table of Contents)

Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That -- / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Menace of the Alien Hero!
  2. 1. The Mystery of the Magic Museum
  3. 2. Just One Second!
    The Flash
  4. 3. Thr Triple Life of Green Lantern!
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. Time-Out for Talk!
  6. 5. ["What's this? Some kind of lamp!"]
    The Magic Genie
  7. 6. Clash of the Clan Masters
  8. 7. The Story of the Year!
    Batman
  9. 8. Strange Mysteries of the Moon
  10. 9. Menace of the Alien Hero
  11. 10. Best Foot Forward...
  12. 11. [The height of the Eiffel Tower never changes...]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That --
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