(January-February 1963)

DC, 1961 Series
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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:
George Kashdan
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The 2200-Year-Old Doom! (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rip Hunter; Corky Baxter
Reprints:
Keywords:
Stonehenge

["Hi kids! I'm your friend Johnny DC..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustration)
Inks:
George Klein (illustration)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Johnny DC

Indexer Notes

inside front cover advertisement for the Comicpac, "4 DC comics in a plastic bag, which sell for 47 cents."; includes cover art from Superman (DC, 1939 series) #158

The 2,200 Year-Old Doom (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rip Hunter; Jeff Smith; Bonnie Baxter; Corky Baxter; Professor Blake; Caradoc
Synopsis:
Rip's crew travels to Stonehenge in the year 100 B.C., and also to the distant past and the far future to find out more about a meteor that will eventually poison the atmosphere and drive all life on Earth underground.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Stonehenge; time travel

Indexer Notes

Story in told in three chapters, each ending in 2/3 page:
Part 2 - The Impossible Beasts of One Million B.C.
Part 3 - Earth's Last Stand

["Hi! I'm Johnny DC, the mascot at Superman DC Publications."] (Table of Contents)

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
children; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Johnny DC

Indexer Notes

house ad for Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Annual (DC, 1962 series) #[13 1962-1963]

["Syracuse, Sicily, 212 B.C...."] (Table of Contents)

The Time Journal / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6, on sale November 15

The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Win Mortimer; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4, on sale November 8

Touchdown for Picasso! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Stan learns that even tough football players can appreciate the fine arts as well.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Here Is Your Formula for a New Thrill... (Table of Contents)

Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #45 [first Strange Sports Stories], on sale October 25

["Ah - it came! The finest mummy..."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka; Dr. Floogle; Mrs. Eureka

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Destination -- Infinity / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Dennis Coppernoll; Peter Wescott; Larry Buresh; Dick Sanford

For Holiday Giving... (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Johnny DC

Indexer Notes

house ad for DC comics

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The 2200-Year-Old Doom!
    Rip Hunter
  2. 1. ["Hi kids! I'm your friend Johnny DC..."]
  3. 2. The 2,200 Year-Old Doom
    Rip Hunter
  4. 3. ["Hi! I'm Johnny DC, the mascot at Superman DC Publications."]
    Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  5. 4. ["Syracuse, Sicily, 212 B.C...."]
    The Time Journal
  6. 5. Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time!
    Superman
  7. 6. The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. Touchdown for Picasso!
  9. 8. Here Is Your Formula for a New Thrill...
    Strange Sports Stories
  10. 9. ["Ah - it came! The finest mummy..."]
    Professor Eureka
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Destination -- Infinity
  12. 11. For Holiday Giving...
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