(January 1966)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Return of the Man with Animal Powers! (Table of Contents)

Animal Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Buddy Baker

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A group of kids discover the library.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1959.

The Return of the Man with Animal Powers (Table of Contents)

Animal Man / comic story / 15.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Buddy Baker; Ellen
Synopsis:
Following another encounter with invading aliens, Buddy Baker's animal powers are restored, which allows him to save the Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Second Animal Man story, but Buddy still has no superhero name or costume.

They're Old! They're Worth Gold! Now at Last They're Retold! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #183 [80 Page Giant #G-18]

New! The Most Original Character in Comic History! (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #156 [first Dial H for Hero], on sale November 18

["Mr. Cap, there's a dandy model car in your window..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6356

Genre:
humor

H-Hour for a Hurricane Hunter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
While Matt Harwood is tracking a hurricane for the U.S. Weather Bureau, he encounters a gang of crooks in a dirigible, using the cloud cover to hide from the authorities.
Reprints:

Warning! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #60, on sale November 25

The Human X-Ray (Table of Contents)

Strange But True / text article / pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

["Hoo-boy! They've flipped their lids at DC!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?; typeset

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

subscription ad for DC comics; 10 issues for one dollar

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Return of the Man with Animal Powers!
    Animal Man
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. The Return of the Man with Animal Powers
    Animal Man
  4. 3. They're Old! They're Worth Gold! Now at Last They're Retold!
    Superman
  5. 4. New! The Most Original Character in Comic History!
    Dial H for Hero
  6. 5. ["Mr. Cap, there's a dandy model car in your window..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  7. 6. H-Hour for a Hurricane Hunter
  8. 7. Warning!
    The Spectre
  9. 8. The Human X-Ray
    Strange But True
  10. 9. ["Hoo-boy! They've flipped their lids at DC!"]
    Metamorpho
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