(October 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Secret of Robot X-1! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

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

Prisoners of the Hour Glass (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Two shipwrecked fishermen find themselves on an island where a strange old man claims to have discovered the secret of immortality.

["I will now walk on these hot coals!"] (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

The Criminal Who Couldn't Do Evil! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Small-time crook Eddie Kearns steals a magic ring that gives him super-strength, but every time he tries to pull off a robbery, he ends up saving people from disaster.

["In the late 1800s, an Oklahoma farmer buried a large quantity of gold..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

Stop! Treacherous Traps! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #4, on sale August 20

The Secret of Robot X-1! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Scientist Charles Grayson secretly attempts to improve upon a newly-deployed robot policeman but his lab assistant uses the new robot to frame Grayson for theft.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of Robot X-1!
  2. 1. Smoking is for Squares!
  3. 2. Prisoners of the Hour Glass
  4. 3. ["I will now walk on these hot coals!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  5. 4. The Criminal Who Couldn't Do Evil!
  6. 5. ["In the late 1800s, an Oklahoma farmer buried a large quantity of gold..."]
    Strange But True
  7. 6. Stop! Treacherous Traps!
    The Flash
  8. 7. The Secret of Robot X-1!
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