(April-May 1965)

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

Curse of the Mystic Mask! (Table of Contents)

Green Glob / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction

The Fear Master (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Harold Jukes; Vincent Adler
Synopsis:
When Dr. Vincent Adler dies suddenly, his assistant Harold Jukes steals his last invention, a ray that causes instant fear, and embarks on a crime spree.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1964
No circulation numbers given
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger

It Started with the Flash! (Table of Contents)

Doctor Fate; Hourman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #55 (March-April 1965) [Doctor Fate and Hourman Silver Age revival]

["I'm getting terribly absent-minded lately."] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Eureka
Reprints:

Beware the Weirdos (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood ?
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
People are fascinated by a line of robots that can perform various tasks, but when rich owners buy them, they are suddenly the victims of crime.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Are You a Silent Witness? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Kids learn that it pays to stick around and help the cops as a witness to a crime.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

If You Missed the Most Famous Flash Story... (Table of Contents)

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) #9 (April 1965) [Flash]

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

True Tales of the Unexpected / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Curse of the Mystic Mask (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Green Glob; Doug Douglas
Synopsis:
Doug Douglas has given up medical school to become an actor, but the Green Glob intervenes to transform him into the living image of a monster costume he wore for a publicity stunt. He returns to normal only when he realizes that the shallow fame of an actor is not what he really wants.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Curse of the Mystic Mask!
    Green Glob
  2. 1. The Fear Master
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. It Started with the Flash!
    Doctor Fate; Hourman
  5. 4. ["I'm getting terribly absent-minded lately."]
    Professor Eureka
  6. 5. Beware the Weirdos
  7. 6. Are You a Silent Witness?
  8. 7. If You Missed the Most Famous Flash Story...
    Flash
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  10. 9. The Curse of the Mystic Mask
    Green Glob
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner