(November-December 1962)

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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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

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

Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magussen

The Invader from the Shadow World (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Arnold Drake?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult

Indexer Notes

writer id by Bob Hughes

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

The Magic Genie / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Title changed to first line of dialog to facilitate reprint tracking. (Gene Reed, 7/12/2011)

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

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Superman; Joker; Lex Luthor
Synopsis:
House ad for Batman #151 and World's Finest Comics #129.

25 Cents to Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

The Mysterious Painting (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

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; science fiction
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Murray Boltinoff ?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

This reads like the typical Murray Boltinoff-written letter column.

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:
?
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:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner