(June-July 1964)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1964-04-16
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

King of Nightmare Jungle! (Table of Contents)

Green Glob / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; 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

Synopsis:
The boys learn a lesson about littering.

Indexer Notes

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

The Anti-Hex Merchant (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult

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

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

Indexer Notes

House ad for House of Mystery #143 (June 1964), 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
Characters:
King Faraday

Indexer Notes

House ad for Showcase #50 (May-June 1964) featuring King Faraday

["The crystal ball says sunny and warm today..."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Synopsis:
The newspaper weather report turns out to be more accurate than the crystal ball.
Reprints:

Doom Was My Treasure! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult

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

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

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

Genre:
superhero; science fiction
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason

Indexer Notes

House ad for Mystery in Space #92 (June 1964), first appearance of the Space Ranger feature in that title (moved from Tales of the Unexpected).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

True Tales of the Unexpected / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

["At last! I have perfected my machine."] (Table of Contents)

Odd-Ball Otto / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Otto has invented a machine to do "practically anything a person can do."

The King of Nightmare Jungle (Table of Contents)

Green Glob / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood ?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Green Glob; Alfred Meeks; Bill Bragan; Katung
Synopsis:
The Green Glob, a strange "mass of energy," drifts around the world causing strange things to happen to people on whom it happens to settle. In this story, Alfred Meeks is transported to the Nightmare Jungle of Tubos, where he saves its inhabitants from the wizard Katung, who has sent weird monsters to menace them. This gives Meeks the self-confidence he needs to get his girlfriend back when he returns to Earth.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. King of Nightmare Jungle!
    Green Glob
  2. 1. Are You a Good Neighbor?
  3. 2. The Anti-Hex Merchant
  4. 3. Meet the New J'onn J'onzz
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  5. 4. Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows
    I -- Spy!
  6. 5. ["The crystal ball says sunny and warm today..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. Doom Was My Treasure!
  8. 7. Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine!
    Space Ranger; Adam Strange
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  10. 9. ["At last! I have perfected my machine."]
    Odd-Ball Otto
  11. 10. The King of Nightmare Jungle
    Green Glob
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner