(April-May 1964)

DC, 1964 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1964-02-20
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On sale date from Blackhawk #195.


Master of the Sky-Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Chac
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The Golden Rule! (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
The Golden Rule is universal.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated April 1967.

Rivalry of the Winged Wonders! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Chief Andar Pul; Hal Parker; Commissioner George Emmett
Synopsis:
The Hawks return to Thanagar where they make an official report to their chief about their work on Earth. They recount how they recently competed to catch a jewel thief: Hawkman using Earth police methods and Hawkgirl using Thanagarian methods.
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Indexer Notes

Story is told in two chapters, each ending in 2/3 page.

For The Very Best In Comics Reading (Table of Contents)

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.34 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane; Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Green Lantern; The Shark

Indexer Notes

House ad for Green Lantern #28 and Strange Adventures #163.

["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's first big 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

Together -- In One Great Comics Magazine! (Table of Contents)

Atom; Flash / 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 Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #53, on sale February 27

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman's Roost / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Larry Tucker; Paul Feola; David C. Paskow

Master of the Sky-Weapons! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Chac (introduction); Mavis Trent
Synopsis:
An ancient Mayan chief was taken by aliens and returned to Earth as an immortal with fantastic alien weapons, and now Hawkman and Hawkgirl must stop him.
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Who Is the Flaming Avenger? (Table of Contents)

Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #49

["April 28th is regarded as a red-letter day by the people of Wales."] (Table of Contents)

Strange Bird Lore / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Master of the Sky-Weapons!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. The Golden Rule!
    Bob Hope
  3. 2. Rivalry of the Winged Wonders!
    Hawkman
  4. 3. For The Very Best In Comics Reading
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. ["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's first big War Annual!"]
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  6. 5. Together -- In One Great Comics Magazine!
    Atom; Flash
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman's Roost
  8. 7. Master of the Sky-Weapons!
    Hawkman
  9. 8. Who Is the Flaming Avenger?
    Cave Carson Adventures Inside Earth
  10. 9. ["April 28th is regarded as a red-letter day by the people of Wales."]
    Strange Bird Lore
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