(November 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

I Defied Man-Killer Mountain (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Keywords:
mountain climbing

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Joe Kubert; Gil Kane; Ross Andru (illiustrations)
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Joe Kubert; Murphy Anderson; Mike Esposito (illustrations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Aquaman (DC, 1962 series), Hawkman [then appearing in The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series)], The Atom (DC, 1962 series), and Metal Men [then appearing in Showcase (DC, 1956 series)]

I Defied Man-Killer Mountain (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
A mountain climber learns the secret way to the top of Nanda Devi from an ancient lama, but when he breaks his word to bring back a sacred artifact from the mountaintop, the way down is closed to him.
Keywords:
Himalayas; mountain climbing

Indexer Notes

Haney is identified as writer in this issue's letter column.

Meet Chronos, the Man who Mastered Time! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #3

["We really catch big fish out here, Homer."] (Table of Contents)

Homer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer
Keywords:
fishing

I Became a Prisoner of the Magic Pool (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A stranded alien transforms a man into a gelatinous creature that can retrieve the elements he needs to refuel his spaceship.
Keywords:
Missouri

[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 Bobby Gallagher; Billy Hammerstein; T. P. B. Jr.; Jane Cozzens; June Cozzens;
page also includes biographical information about writer Bob Haney

We Fought the Lost Kamikaze Battalion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; war
Synopsis:
Two journalists and their military guide travel to a remote Pacific island and encounter Japanese soldiers who do not know that World War II is over.
Keywords:
World War II
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Defied Man-Killer Mountain
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. I Defied Man-Killer Mountain
  4. 3. Meet Chronos, the Man who Mastered Time!
    The Atom
  5. 4. ["We really catch big fish out here, Homer."]
    Homer
  6. 5. I Became a Prisoner of the Magic Pool
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Adventurers' Club
  8. 7. We Fought the Lost Kamikaze Battalion
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
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