(November-December 1963)

DC, 1956 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:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[The Nest of Fear!] (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
occult; adventure
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magusson

Your United Nations at Work (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:
Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then is able to diagnose the bubonic plague in her home village.

Indexer Notes

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

The Nest of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; adventure
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magusson; Memakata
Synopsis:
Mark and Elsa discover a cave that contains legendary creatures such as the roc and the kraken, and they must defeat the creatures when they escape.

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

["I'll show you how we go about exploring a tomb!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

Newest Hit in DC's Hall of Fame! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #83

Secret Locked in the Ice (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A thief returns to the Alps to recover a stolen treasure previously lost there but the search ends in his death.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

The Flashiest News of the Year (Table of Contents)

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin's Mailbox / letters page / pages (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Paul Gambaccini; John Tully; Fred Romanek; Michael E. Colby; Martin Kasdan Jr.; Susanne LaBoccetta; Jimmy Milligan; Gregory Kerekes; Lucy Hahn

["Come in! Moolah the Mystic will read the crystal ball for you!"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
occult; humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

Hit the Combat Trail (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
historical; horror-suspense; western-frontier
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

house ad for Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #89, on sale September 5

Eclipso's Amazing Ally! (Table of Contents)

Eclipso / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Gordon; Eclipso; Professor Simon Bennett; Mona Bennett
Synopsis:
Eclipso builds a robot Eclipso to fool Bruce Gordon but when the robot Eclipso traps Bruce and Professor Bennett and tries to kill them, Eclipso must help them escape.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Here It Is, Fans (Table of Contents)

Green Arrow; Manhunter from Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #50

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Nest of Fear!]
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. Your United Nations at Work
  3. 2. The Nest of Fear!
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. ["I'll show you how we go about exploring a tomb!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  5. 4. Newest Hit in DC's Hall of Fame!
    Doom Patrol
  6. 5. Secret Locked in the Ice
  7. 6. The Flashiest News of the Year
    The Flash
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Mark Merlin's Mailbox
  9. 8. ["Come in! Moolah the Mystic will read the crystal ball for you!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  10. 9. Hit the Combat Trail
    Tomahawk
  11. 10. Eclipso's Amazing Ally!
    Eclipso
  12. 11. Here It Is, Fans
    Green Arrow; Manhunter from Mars
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