(March 1964)

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
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 Gladiator! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

The Year of the Lion (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy; adventure
Synopsis:
An archaeologist becomes cursed while on an expedition to China, which bonds him to a lion for an entire year -- whatever happens to the lion will happen to him.

Your Future Is Today! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #81

["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's First War Annual!"] (Table of Contents)

Sgt Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales (DC, 1964 series) #1, on sale January 23

Give and Take (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:
Children take some broken and unused toys to Mr. Craig, who helps them to repair them so they can be donated to charity.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Strange Case of Creature Conlon (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy; crime
Synopsis:
Escaped convict King Conlon steals three magic vials which transform him into three powerful creatures.

Mystery of the Medicine Wheel (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Alien Gladiator (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A landslide near Rome unearths an ancient arena and an alien who was once forced by the Emperor Nero to fight as a gladiator. Washed-up prizefighter Matt Burke defeats the alien, which gives him the confidence to return to the ring.

You Demanded It... and Here It Is! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Doom Patrol (DC, 1963 series) #1, on sale January 23 (when the book appeared it was actually numbered #86, continuing the numbering from My Greatest Adventure)

["Moolah, can you put me in a trance..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1963
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J.S. Liebowitz; P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc. all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Alien Gladiator!
  2. 1. The Year of the Lion
  3. 2. Your Future Is Today!
    Space Ranger
  4. 3. ["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's First War Annual!"]
    Sgt Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  5. 4. Give and Take
  6. 5. The Strange Case of Creature Conlon
  7. 6. Mystery of the Medicine Wheel
  8. 7. The Alien Gladiator
  9. 8. You Demanded It... and Here It Is!
    Doom Patrol
  10. 9. ["Moolah, can you put me in a trance..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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