(June 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Secret of the Insect-Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

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:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The boys learn a lesson about littering.

Indexer Notes

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

I Broke Through the Supernatural Barrier (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A scientist works for years trying to find the weird supernatural creatures that are rumored to live in a nearby swamp.

Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Mystery in Space #92, first appearance of the Space Ranger feature in that title (moved from Tales of the Unexpected), on sale April 30

["Come, I want you to see something..."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent, Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

The Aliens' Ally (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A gang of criminals steal tools from a crashed alien ship and use them to commit fantastic robberies, but the aliens help to capture the crooks and regain their tools.

Meet the New J'onn J'onzz (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #143, first appearance of the J'onn J'onzz feature in that title (moved from Detective Comics).

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

["In the closing years of the 19th century..."] (Table of Contents)

Strange But True / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

["I see you came well-prepared, Dr. Rocket..."] (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Reprints:

Secret of the Insect Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An evolution experiment gone wild produces giant insects with the heads of humans.

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

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of the Insect-Men!
  2. 1. Are You a Good Neighbor?
  3. 2. I Broke Through the Supernatural Barrier
  4. 3. Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine!
    Adam Strange; Space Ranger
  5. 4. ["Come, I want you to see something..."]
    Peter Puptent, Explorer
  6. 5. The Aliens' Ally
  7. 6. Meet the New J'onn J'onzz
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  8. 7. Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows
    I -- Spy!
  9. 8. ["In the closing years of the 19th century..."]
    Strange But True
  10. 9. ["I see you came well-prepared, Dr. Rocket..."]
    Doctor Rocket
  11. 10. Secret of the Insect Men
  12. 11. Watch for the First Superboy Annual!
    Superboy
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