(November-December 1962)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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

Invasion from the Shadow World! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magussen; Dr. Frank Gunther
Keywords:
shadows

The Invader from the Shadow World (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; Dr. Frank Gunther
Synopsis:
Mark Merlin's shadow becomes possessed by a being from another dimension, separates itself from Mark, and then goes on a rampage
Keywords:
shadows

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

["I am your Genie! What do you wish, Master?"] (Table of Contents)

The Magic Genie / 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:
Magic Genie
Synopsis:
The Genie's new master wants precious stones, and the Genie gets arrested for taking them.

Batman's New Secret Identity! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

25 Cents to Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Four people on a roller coaster are transported to another world and each must display an individual talent to find the way home.
Keywords:
roller coasters

The Mysterious Painting! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credit by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

["Well, we finished this rocket. Let's get in and try it out!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; math & science
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Synopsis:
The Professor can make a rocket blast off but the return to Earth is still a problem.
Reprints:
Keywords:
rockets

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin's Mailbox / letters page / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Boltinoff answers readers' questions about the supernatural.

Indexer Notes

Letters from T.J.K., Sue Lyons, Larry Edwards, Fred Rice.

The Spectral Sniper in Kronen Castle (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; war
Synopsis:
During World War II, Private Curt Vogel's life is saved when he miraculously finds a spare bullet. Years later, the man who provided the bullet demands a favor in return.
Keywords:
World War II
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Invasion from the Shadow World!
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. The Invader from the Shadow World
    Mark Merlin
  3. 2. ["I am your Genie! What do you wish, Master?"]
    The Magic Genie
  4. 3. Batman's New Secret Identity!
    DC Comics
  5. 4. 25 Cents to Nowhere
  6. 5. The Mysterious Painting!
  7. 6. ["Well, we finished this rocket. Let's get in and try it out!"]
    Professor Eureka
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Mark Merlin's Mailbox
  9. 8. The Spectral Sniper in Kronen Castle
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Stangas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
  • Chris Boyko
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner