(June 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
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
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 Giant-Maker! (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

first solo cover appearance of the Martian Manhunter

Are You a Good Neighbor? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
The boys learn a lesson about littering.

Indexer Notes

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

The 330-Year Old Manhunt (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An embittered author discovers that a rival novelist has discovered the secret of time travel, which allows him to write with more historical accuracy. He accidentally kills the man, then steals the secret, goes back in time, and is arrested for a crime his rival previously committed.
Keywords:
time travel; Tower of London

Watch for the First Superboy Annual! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy Annual (DC, 1964 series) #1, on sale April 23

Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows (Table of Contents)

I -- Spy! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #50, featuring King Faraday

["Don't leave your job..."] (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

The Man Who Borrowed Brains (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:
A scientist discovers a ray that can steal the intelligence of animals and people. However, when he uses it on an alien invader, it leads to his death.

["In the year 1799, Thomas Bruce..."] (Table of Contents)

Mysteries of the Ages / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Giant-Maker (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook; Malador (villain)
Synopsis:
The latest menace released from the Idol-Head of Diabolu is a creature that can turn people into giants. It releases Malador, an ancient sorcerer who had been shrunken to microscopic size as punishment.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Idol-Head of Diabolu; monsters

Indexer Notes

Feature continues from Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #326.
From #143-158 J'onn J'onzz appears with alien pal Zook, usually battling the monthly menaces from the Idol-Head of Diabolu.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Giant-Maker!
    J'onn J'onzz
  2. 1. Are You a Good Neighbor?
  3. 2. The 330-Year Old Manhunt
  4. 3. Watch for the First Superboy Annual!
    Superboy
  5. 4. Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows
    I -- Spy!
  6. 5. ["Don't leave your job..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. The Man Who Borrowed Brains
  8. 7. ["In the year 1799, Thomas Bruce..."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  9. 8. The Giant-Maker
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
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