(June 1963)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
George Kashdan
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Alien Body-Thief! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job unless you finish school, and decides against dropping out.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Ixar-- Sinister Statue of the Cyclades (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
When a statue of two ancient gods comes to life and goes on a rampage, a group of scientists discover that it is really a robot from another planet.

["Here comes Ahmid."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

The Swing Is to DC! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Curt Swan; Gil Kane; Joe Kubert
Inks:
George Klein; Murphy Anderson; Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Johnny DC

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #105; Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #69; Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #21; and Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #131

The Menace of the Metal Master (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Engineer Abel White finds an alien device that allows him to control anything made of metal, which he decides to use for revenge on those who rejected his ideas.

How Would You Explain It? (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
unexplained phenomena

Two Spectacular Heroes! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Bill Ely
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #9 and Rip Hunter... Time Master (DC, 1961 series) #14

["What is the leading occupation in the world?"] (Table of Contents)

Quick Quiz / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from ?

The Alien Body-Thief (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Authorities from the planet Vrann arrive on Earth to pursue a criminal who has stolen the body of a human, but things are not what they seem.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Alien Body-Thief!
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. Ixar-- Sinister Statue of the Cyclades
  4. 3. ["Here comes Ahmid."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  5. 4. The Swing Is to DC!
  6. 5. The Menace of the Metal Master
  7. 6. How Would You Explain It?
  8. 7. Two Spectacular Heroes!
  9. 8. ["What is the leading occupation in the world?"]
    Quick Quiz
  10. 9. The Alien Body-Thief
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