(October-November 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

The Aliens Nobody Saw! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

The Prophetic Mirages (Table of Contents)

Green Glob / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Green Glob
Synopsis:
Gabe Larson has made millions manipulating the stock market. While he's traveling on an African safari, the Green Glob causes him to see three visions of the future. When two of them come true, he realizes that he can use what he saw in the third to make another fortune. However, that vision does not come true and he is financially ruined.

Indexer Notes

tentative writer identification by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

["Still a snake charmer, eh, Ali?"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

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

Little Pete / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
children
Characters:
Little Pete

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Robot For Hire (Table of Contents)

Automan / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Automan (introduction, origin); Professor Sterling; Mr. Rankin
Synopsis:
Professor Sterling's robot invention, Automan, can be hired for various jobs. Rankin, a smuggler, wants to use the robot for crime, but Automan deliberately sabotages the operation and alerts the police, thanks to the anti-evil device installed in him.

Indexer Notes

Haney credit from Bails's Who's Who.

Boys and Girls... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (illustration)
Inks:
? (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp; typeset

Characters:
Johnny DC

Indexer Notes

subscription ad - ten issues for 1.00 USD

The Aliens Nobody Saw! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
For some reason, Harry Simpson is the only person who can see a group of aliens building a weapon in the middle of the city, so he has to figure out a way to make everyone else believe him.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

For the First Time (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman with Robin / 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

7 Plus 4 Equals 11! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #215 and Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #46

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Aliens Nobody Saw!
  2. 1. The Prophetic Mirages
    Green Glob
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  4. 3. ["Still a snake charmer, eh, Ali?"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  5. 4. Are You a Litter-Bug?
    Little Pete
  6. 5. Robot For Hire
    Automan
  7. 6. Boys and Girls...
  8. 7. The Aliens Nobody Saw!
  9. 8. For the First Time
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  10. 9. 7 Plus 4 Equals 11!
    Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner