(August-September 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:
Jack Schiff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

No house ads or Henry Boltinoff humor feature in this issue.


Missing: One Alien! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Menace of the 50-Fathom Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Rx Against Accidents! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Bob discovers the value of "looking before you leap" in preventing accidents.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Phantom Knight! (Table of Contents)

Green Glob / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
The Green Glob transports two art enthusiasts back to medieval times, where the origin of a painting they had been examining is revealed.

True Tales of the Unexpected (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

Missing: One Alien (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue of The Unexpected (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
? (illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Subscription form for Tales of the Unexpected, Sea Devils, Metal Men, and Green Lantern (10 issues for $1.00, 20 issues for #2.00).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Missing: One Alien!
  2. 1. The Menace of the 50-Fathom Men
  3. 2. Rx Against Accidents!
  4. 3. The Phantom Knight!
    Green Glob
  5. 4. True Tales of the Unexpected
  6. 5. Missing: One Alien
  7. 6. Be first in your neighborhood to read each issue of The Unexpected
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner