(July-August 1964)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Robert Kanigher
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

King Faraday reprints


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

I -- Spy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reward $11,750.00 for This Coin (Table of Contents)

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for a rare coin catalogue.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

I -- Spy (Table of Contents)

I -- Spy / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy

Indexer Notes

New frontispiece to the King Faraday reprint. Sequence added by Bob Bailey, 2005-01-19. (Per Sandell ed.)

Hunters of the Whispering Gallery (Table of Contents)

King Faraday / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Characters:
King Faraday
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count corrected after comparing the story with its original publication. - Gene Reed 1/30/2011

The Ice Queen (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

This features has been re-sized from a full page down to 2/3 of a page.

["I like chocolate fudge best!"] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Candy ad.

The Whole Batman Family! (Table of Contents)

Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Curt Swan
Inks:
Charles Paris; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Robin; Batwoman; Bat-Girl; Bat-Mite; Ace the Bat-Hound; Batman II; Robin II
Synopsis:
Ad for Batman Annual #7. On Sale everywhere May 28th.

Indexer Notes

Printed on top half of page.

Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park (Table of Contents)

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Discount coupons for Palisades Amusement Park.

Indexer Notes

Printed on bottom half of page.

Through Enemy Lines (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short article about spies and their operating methods.

Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue of Showcase! (Table of Contents)

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Cave Carson; Bonnie
Synopsis:
Subscription offer for Showcase, Superman, Superboy, and Batman.

Dream Pirate (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Lettering was re-done.

["Tootsie Rolls go on and on"] (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Candy ad.

Thunder over Thailand (Table of Contents)

King Faraday / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Reprints:

Watch for the First Superboy Annual (Table of Contents)

Superboy Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; George Papp
Inks:
George Klein; George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy; Power Boy; Krypto
Synopsis:
Ad for Superboy Annual #1.

Learn from Your Hobbies (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
How stamp collecting helped a student with his geography.

[Top Secret] (Table of Contents)

Hy the Spy / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hy

What Makes a Tootsie Pop So Special? (Table of Contents)

Tootsie Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Candy ad.

Now! Your Very Own Exciting Ant Farm (Table of Contents)

Ant Farm / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
An ant's entire world! Complete with stock of live ants! Discover how ants live...work...play! (advertising blurbs)

Brother Can You Spare a Dime? (Table of Contents)

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for a body-building course.

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

Boys and Girls! Now You can get the Superman plastic hobby kit. (Table of Contents)

Aurora Hobby Kits / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    I -- Spy
  2. 1. Reward $11,750.00 for This Coin
    Best Values Co.
  3. 2. I -- Spy
    I -- Spy
  4. 3. Hunters of the Whispering Gallery
    King Faraday
  5. 4. The Ice Queen
  6. 5. ["I like chocolate fudge best!"]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  7. 6. The Whole Batman Family!
    Batman Annual
  8. 7. Be My Guest at America's Greatest Amusement Park
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Through Enemy Lines
  10. 9. Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue of Showcase!
    DC Comics
  11. 10. Dream Pirate
  12. 11. ["Tootsie Rolls go on and on"]
    Tootsie Roll
  13. 12. Thunder over Thailand
    King Faraday
  14. 13. Watch for the First Superboy Annual
    Superboy Annual
  15. 14. Learn from Your Hobbies
  16. 15. [Top Secret]
    Hy the Spy
  17. 16. What Makes a Tootsie Pop So Special?
    Tootsie Pop
  18. 17. Now! Your Very Own Exciting Ant Farm
    Ant Farm
  19. 18. Brother Can You Spare a Dime?
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. Boys and Girls! Now You can get the Superman plastic hobby kit.
    Aurora Hobby Kits
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