(September 1964)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Secret of the Purple People! (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Secret of the Purple People (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook; the Venomee
Synopsis:
The Idol-Head releases the Venomee, a race of creatures who are searching for the means to turn into human form. They are able to disrupt the Manhunter's own power to change form.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Idol-Head of Diabolu

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

["In the middle of the 19th century, an Englishman named John Collins..."] (Table of Contents)

Mysteries of the Ages / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
John Collins

Treasure of Forgotten Powers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Three treasure hunters are searching for the fabled hoard of Quixtol in South America.
Reprints:

["Look at Moolah on the bed of spikes."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of the Purple People!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  2. 1. Secret of the Purple People
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  3. 2. ["In the middle of the 19th century, an Englishman named John Collins..."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  4. 3. Treasure of Forgotten Powers
  5. 4. ["Look at Moolah on the bed of spikes."]
    Moolah the Mystic
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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