(October 1963)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
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

That Creature Must Die! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure

Play It Safe! (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:
A day in the life of a forest ranger (billed as a "true story from the records of the Minnesota Warden Service").

Indexer Notes

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

The Deadly Duplicates (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Escaped convict Stacy Derron steals an alien device that allows him to create multiple duplicates of himself, which he uses to launch a crime wave.

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents)

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1, on sale August 15

["I'd like you to tell my fortune, Moolah."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Keywords:
crystal ball

The Arrow That Saved the World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Thor; Loki; Odin (flashback)
Synopsis:
A hunter is given the enchanted bow and golden arrow of Odin to use against Loki, the god of mischief, who tried to escape punishment by having himself exiled to the future.
Keywords:
Norse mythology

Puzzle of the Northern Lights (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
Aurora Borealis

That Creature Must Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Miner Bart Latham finds a blind alien creature which he raises as a pet. Years later, when the alien seems to become violent, he must agree to kill it.

Get These Favorite, Exciting and Entertaining Comics Magazines... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

subscription advertisement (ten cents per issue for a two-year subscription)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. That Creature Must Die!
  2. 1. Play It Safe!
  3. 2. The Deadly Duplicates
  4. 3. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    The Flash
  5. 4. ["I'd like you to tell my fortune, Moolah."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. The Arrow That Saved the World
  7. 6. Puzzle of the Northern Lights
  8. 7. That Creature Must Die
  9. 8. Get These Favorite, Exciting and Entertaining Comics Magazines...
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