(April-June 1962)

Dell, 1942 Series
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Price:
0.15 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Dell Publishing Co., Inc.
Brand:
Dell [stamp]
Editing:
Don Arneson
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy Cover; Newsprint Interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

Indicia title is "BRAIN BOY #1330." No code number.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Brain Boy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Vic Prezio ? (painting)
Inks:
? (painting)
Colors:
? (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Brain Boy [Matt Price]

Indexer Notes

Brain Boy has a resemblance to actor Robert Vaughn.

Dictionary of "Psychic Words" (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Examples of ESP, telepathy, clairvoyance, hypnotism, and percognition.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; black and white. Illustrations with text beneath.

Brain Boy (Table of Contents)

Brain Boy / comic story / 32 pages (report information)

Script:
Herb Kastle
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bob Fujitani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy; superhero
Characters:
Brain Boy [Matt Price] (origin); Ricorta (villain)
Synopsis:
Matt Price is gifted with incredible psychic powers when his mother is involved in a car crash involving high voltage electric wire while she is pregnant with him. At his senior prom he is approached by a government agent who is a telepath and Matt is hired to work undercover. Nicknamed "Brain Boy," his first assignment is to travel to Xochtan, a small South American country; with Hillary Gomez, a famed classical composer, who had escaped from from Xochtan as a youth. Matt must protect Gomez and himself from Ricorta, the telepath of the dictator General Droz.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in Brain Boy #2.

[Hypnotism] (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the Unknown / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
John Park; William Reed
Synopsis:
The case of John Park, who related experiences happening on whaling ships half a world away when he was hypnotized by William Reed in 1850.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover; black and white.

Animal Miracles (Table of Contents)

Adventures in the Unknown / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about dolphins and questions about types of animal behavour.

Indexer Notes

Back cover; color.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Brain Boy
  2. 1. Dictionary of "Psychic Words"
  3. 2. Brain Boy
    Brain Boy
  4. 3. [Hypnotism]
    Adventures in the Unknown
  5. 4. Animal Miracles
    Adventures in the Unknown
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