(June 1965)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1965-04-22
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Prisoner in Cell-Block 7! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Happy Hobby Time! (Table of Contents)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and that an expressive hobby can provide lifelong enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1952.

I Lived a Hundred Lives! (Table of Contents)

Immortal Man / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Immortal Man (introduction, origin)
Synopsis:
A man learns that he has extraordinary powers and has lived many lives, extending back to prehistoric times, dying and being reborn over and over.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

not originally conceived as a continuing character

The Man with the Weird Tattoos (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A man's tattoos of terrible monsters materialize in giant form and cause destruction until he figures out how to keep them on his body.
Reprints:

["As a boy in the small Italian village..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

The Prisoner in Cell Block #7 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Botanist George Millard's experimental insecticide formula periodically transforms him into a weird creature with no memory of his actions when he reverts to human form.
Reprints:

Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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) #11, on sale April 15

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Prisoner in Cell-Block 7!
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. I Lived a Hundred Lives!
    Immortal Man
  4. 3. The Man with the Weird Tattoos
  5. 4. ["As a boy in the small Italian village..."]
    Strange But True
  6. 5. The Prisoner in Cell Block #7
  7. 6. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death!
    Superman
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