(January 1965)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, Nov
On-sale date:
1964-11-19
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 Beings in the Color Rings! (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter of 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:

Salute to Courage (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:
commemoration of President John F. Kennedy

Indexer Notes

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

The Beings in the Color Rings (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook
Synopsis:
A strange creature made up of colored rings drains the color from various Earth objects, including the Manhunter and Zook, for its own nefarious purposes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Idol-Head of Diabolu

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

["Clara Lake was a notorious English medium..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Man Who Hated His Powers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Dirk Reynolds begins to glow with an unquenchable light that will serve as a beacon to guide an alien invasion fleet to Earth.

25 Years of Batman (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #5 [Batman's Silver Anniversary], on sale October 28

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #6, on sale November 19

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Beings in the Color Rings!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter of Mars
  2. 1. Salute to Courage
  3. 2. The Beings in the Color Rings
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  4. 3. ["Clara Lake was a notorious English medium..."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  5. 4. The Man Who Hated His Powers
  6. 5. 25 Years of Batman
    Batman
  7. 6. Watch for the First 80 Page Giant Superman Annual!
    Superman
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