(October 1962)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Haunted Beach! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; war

The Haunted Beach (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks:
Bill Ely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; war
Synopsis:
Sgt. Rayburn comes up with a way to deceive the enemy gunners that have pinned down his troops on the beach at Anzio when he dreams of a Roman battalion that was similarly trapped centuries before.
Keywords:
Anzio; World War II

There Has Never Been a Super-Team Like This! (Table of Contents)

Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Adventure Comics (DC, 1937 series) #300 (first appearance of the Legion of Super-Heroes in its own feature)

["Professor Zooley disappeared in this jungle a number of..."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent; Professor Zooley
Synopsis:
When they finally find the disappeared Professor Zooley (shades of Livingstone), all the professor wants to know is who won the World Series.

We Mastered the Menace of Wrecker's Reef! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Big Ed Williams; Brad; Mal Leslie
Synopsis:
Big Ed and his friends are trapped by a sea monster.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Adventurers' Club / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Blaine W.; Gladys Fiske; W.M.B.; Skipper of the Mary Anne

Wildlife Curios (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Humans have managed to copy some of the best protective attributes of animals.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appears in DC comics cover-dated June 1958.

Stay Away from Me -- You Might Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Bertrand; Charles
Synopsis:
Dr. Bertrand finds a bomb from outer space but can't let go of it for fear of it exploding.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Haunted Beach!
  2. 1. The Haunted Beach
  3. 2. There Has Never Been a Super-Team Like This!
    Tales of the Legion of Super-Heroes
  4. 3. ["Professor Zooley disappeared in this jungle a number of..."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  5. 4. We Mastered the Menace of Wrecker's Reef!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Adventurers' Club
  7. 6. Wildlife Curios
  8. 7. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  9. 8. Stay Away from Me -- You Might Die
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Ramon Schenk
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