(February-March 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

I Was the Evolution-Devolution Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Prisoners of Hate Island (Table of Contents)

A Green Glob Adventure / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Green Glob
Synopsis:
Two longtime rivals are transported by the Green Glob to a dangerous alien world where they must learn to work together to survive.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

The Invisible Handicap! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A message about brain damage.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Wizard of the Diamond World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Nardan; Hugh Ordway; Dan Phillips; Zatina
Synopsis:
Professor Hugh Ordway uses an experimental ray to travel to another world inside a diamond atom where he helps a beautiful queen against a usurper who uses primitive science. After returning to his lab he wants to go back, but finds that time passes differently on the diamond world, and the civilization he found there is long gone.
Reprints:

You Are Invited to Join the Justice League! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Justice League of America (DC, 1960 series) #42 [Metamorpho Says No!], on sale December 9

["This remote island is supposed to have some prehistoric..."] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

He's Nightman! (Table of Contents)

Superman and Batman with Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #155

["Uoy! Gnidaer rouy cimoc sgam!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp; typeset

Characters:
Mr. Mxyzptlk; Superman

Indexer Notes

subscription ad (10 issues for 1.00 USD); includes cover reprint of Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #333

The Evolution-Devolution Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A lab accident transforms a scientist into a weird creature with a super-evolved head and brain, and a devolved, ape-like body, and the changes keep progressing.

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

A "Heart" for Good Luck; A Fatal Prognostication; "Newness" in Magic Rites (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["Boy, what a cool model."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Was the Evolution-Devolution Man!
  2. 1. Prisoners of Hate Island
    A Green Glob Adventure
  3. 2. The Invisible Handicap!
  4. 3. The Wizard of the Diamond World
  5. 4. You Are Invited to Join the Justice League!
    Justice League of America
  6. 5. ["This remote island is supposed to have some prehistoric..."]
    Peter Puptent
  7. 6. He's Nightman!
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  8. 7. ["Uoy! Gnidaer rouy cimoc sgam!"]
    Superman
  9. 8. The Evolution-Devolution Man
  10. 9. A "Heart" for Good Luck; A Fatal Prognostication; "Newness" in Magic Rites
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  11. 10. ["Boy, what a cool model."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
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