(July 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1964-05-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
Color:
color comic
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Modern US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Space Pets for Sale!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

I Lived in Two Bodies! (Table of Contents)

Split Man / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Cliff Battles
Synopsis:
Explorer Cliff Battles is stranded in the jungle after a plane crash, and is given a golden belt by the natives that enables him to split into two men so that he can determine the safest way back to civilization.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First Split Man story; see also Strange Adventures #203.

Learn from Your Hobbies! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Jim learns that people's hobbies can help them in their school work and can be interesting, too.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Watch for the First Superboy 80 Page Annual! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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

The Hermit Who Haunted Mt. Menace (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Two thieves return to the mountain cave where they hid the loot from an old robbery and encounter a weird old hermit who claims that the mountain is alive.

["These ancient gods control the destiny of my people."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

["In France, in the early 17th century, Louis Gaufridi..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Space Pets for Sale! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Mike Barnaby finds a crashed spaceship with alien animals aboard. He sells them as pets but they are really disguised criminals who steal radioactive material.

The Whole Batman Family! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #7, on sale May 28

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [Space Pets for Sale!]
  2. 1. I Lived in Two Bodies!
    Split Man
  3. 2. Learn from Your Hobbies!
  4. 3. Watch for the First Superboy 80 Page Annual!
    Superboy
  5. 4. The Hermit Who Haunted Mt. Menace
  6. 5. ["These ancient gods control the destiny of my people."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  7. 6. ["In France, in the early 17th century, Louis Gaufridi..."]
    Strange But True
  8. 7. Space Pets for Sale!
  9. 8. The Whole Batman Family!
    Batman
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  • Chris Boyko
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