(October 1964)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of February, May, August and November
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

The Doom Shadow! (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:
Manhunter from Mars [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook; The Chulko
Reprints:

Smoking is for Squares! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Paulette Breen (winner of the Palisades Amusement Park's Miss American Teenager contest) tells Bob and his friends that girls don't like guys who smoke.

Indexer Notes

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

The Girl With the Fatal Touch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; crime
Synopsis:
A green alien girl with the power to destroy anything made of gold causes consternation when she appears in a gold rush town.

["Playing catch against the wall is fun."] (Table of Contents)

Little Pete / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Little Pete

The Man Who Never Existed (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The daredevil Johnny Bravo doesn't understand why he remembers every detail of his past exploits, which have been well publicized, but no one around him recognizes him.

At Last! By Popular Demand! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #3 [Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane]

The Doom Shadow (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Manhunter from Mars [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook; Aroo (villain); The Chulko (villain)
Synopsis:
Two monsters, the Aroo and the Chulko, are released from the Idol-Head, and the weird actions of the first one give Manhunter and Zook the necessary clue to defeating the second one.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Idol-Head of Diabolu

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Formerly credited to Jack Miller.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Doom Shadow!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  2. 1. Smoking is for Squares!
  3. 2. The Girl With the Fatal Touch
  4. 3. ["Playing catch against the wall is fun."]
    Little Pete
  5. 4. The Man Who Never Existed
  6. 5. At Last! By Popular Demand!
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  7. 6. The Doom Shadow
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jim Stangas
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Francisco Martinez
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
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  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore