(October 1965)

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
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

Issue Notes

Copyright © National Periodical Publications, Inc., 1965.


Prisoner of the Purple Demon! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

The Mirror Martian Manhunter (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Orry Kane (villain); Mirror Manhunter
Synopsis:
Orry Kane, once jailed by J'onn J'onzz, uses a magic mirror to create a warped duplicate of the Manhunter that helps him commit crimes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic mirror

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff; Ira Schnapp (title)

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Fighting Devil-Dog! (Table of Contents)

Fighting Devil Dog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for Our Fighting Forces (DC, 1954 series) #95

The Phantom of the Carnival (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Journalist Dan Carson thinks he's on the trail of a foreign spy at the Maskville Carnival, but the truth is much stranger.
Keywords:
aliens; carnival; masks

Prisoner of the Purple Demon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Professor Bentley learns that a giant purple monster is not a menace after all, and instead is trying to save the Earth from destruction.
Keywords:
aliens; monsters

Superman and Batman for the First Time (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for 80 Page Giant (DC, 1964 series) #15

["Performing tower clocls were believed to have originated..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoner of the Purple Demon!
  2. 1. The Mirror Martian Manhunter
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  3. 2. Are You a Litter-Bug?
  4. 3. The Fighting Devil-Dog!
    Fighting Devil Dog
  5. 4. The Phantom of the Carnival
  6. 5. Prisoner of the Purple Demon!
  7. 6. Superman and Batman for the First Time
    Superman and Batman
  8. 7. ["Performing tower clocls were believed to have originated..."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
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