(December 1965)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
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 Nightmare Express! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Builders of the Future! (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:
the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa

Indexer Notes

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

The Giant Genie of Gensu (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]; The Genie of Fensu (villain); "Mousy" Malloy (villain); Duke Durgon
Synopsis:
The Idol-Head releases a genie that is discovered by petty crook Mousy Malloy, who uses the genie for crime.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Idol-Head of Diabolu

The Bat-Knights of Darkness! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.3 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #22

["Give me the Aurora Frankenstein Monster kit!"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center; Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Mr. Cap [as Frankenstein's Monster]
Keywords:
Frankenstein's monster

Indexer Notes

advertisement for Aurora model kits

By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Greatest Foes! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #176 [80 Page Giant G-17]

The Human Hurricane (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A lab accident gives Mitch Anderson the power of a hurricane, which he uses to help people against natural disasters.

Want to Be a Hero? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #183, on sale October 28

Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever! (Table of Contents)

AMT Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

advertisement for AMT's 1937 Cord 823 model kit

They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful... (Table of Contents)

Supergirl and Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino; Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #63, on sale October 21

["There are certain freaks of nature..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Nightmare Express (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Detective John Sutter inadvertently finds himself on a subway train from another dimension. When he disembarks, he helps the other-dimensional police solve a crime, which helps him solve a similar crime when he returns to his own world.
Keywords:
parallel worlds

Ultra the Multi-Alien! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero; science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Mystery in Space (DC, 1961 series) #104, on sale October 28

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Nightmare Express!
  2. 1. Builders of the Future!
  3. 2. The Giant Genie of Gensu
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  4. 3. The Bat-Knights of Darkness!
    The Atom
  5. 4. ["Give me the Aurora Frankenstein Monster kit!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center; Aurora
  6. 5. By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Greatest Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. The Human Hurricane
  8. 7. Want to Be a Hero?
  9. 8. Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever!
    AMT Corporation
  10. 9. They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful...
    Supergirl and Wonder Woman
  11. 10. ["There are certain freaks of nature..."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  12. 11. The Nightmare Express
  13. 12. Ultra the Multi-Alien!
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