(December 1965-January 1966)

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

Captive of the Giant Raindrops! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
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:
Shows 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 Man Who Dared to Die! (Table of Contents)

Green Glob / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
The Green Glob provides Brian Desmond with a second chance to acquire an other-dimensional charm said to bring good fortune, but when he discovers that his good fortune always causes trouble for others, he relinquishes it.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

["That's Moolah, the great mystic, standing by those hot coals."] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

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

By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic 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 Town That Went Crazy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Former soldier Roger Weire discovers that his old G.I. helmet protects him from some strange rays that are causing everyone in town to act wildly. This enables him to find and capture the scientists who are testing their diabolical invention.

Ultra the Multi-Alien (Table of Contents)

Ultra the Multi-Alien / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Synopsis:
House ad for Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #104, on sale October 28

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #63 [Supergirl-Wonder Woman team-up], on sale October 21

["I'm sure your son will enjoy this model kit."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Captive of the Giant Raindrops! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens use giant raindrops to capture Earthlings, but it turns out that they are really capturing disguised alien spies with evil plans.

They Had to Invent a New Kind of Medal... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

House ad for G.I. Combat (DC, 1957 series) #115

Riddle Me This! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp; typeset

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Batman; Penguin

Indexer Notes

subscription ad for DC comics, ten issues for 1.00 USD

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captive of the Giant Raindrops!
  2. 1. Builders of the Future!
  3. 2. The Man Who Dared to Die!
    Green Glob
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  5. 4. ["That's Moolah, the great mystic, standing by those hot coals."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. Want to Be a Hero?
  7. 6. By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  8. 7. The Town That Went Crazy!
  9. 8. Ultra the Multi-Alien
    Ultra the Multi-Alien
  10. 9. They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful...
    Supergirl; Wonder Woman
  11. 10. ["I'm sure your son will enjoy this model kit."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  12. 11. Captive of the Giant Raindrops!
  13. 12. They Had to Invent a New Kind of Medal...
  14. 13. Riddle Me This!
    Batman
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