(March 1966)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, Nov
On-sale date:
1966-01-06
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 Marauders of Thunderbolt Island! (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [Super-Charge; The Human Bullet; Radar-Sonar Man]; Thunderbolt Gang
Reprints:

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (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:
Betsy tells young Bobby that he should keep his room neater but realizes that she has the same problem.

Indexer Notes

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

The Marauders from Thunderbolt Island (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 15.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [The Human Bullet; Super-Charge; Radar-Sonar Man]; The Thunderbolt Gang (villains); Mr. Thunder; Gramps Reed; Miss Millie
Synopsis:
The Thunderbolt Gang sets up a man-made island as their new headquarters, but Robby's three heroes defeat the gang's plans again.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Rich Morrisey, via Ray Bottorff, Jr.

Second Smash Issue (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
occult; superhero
Synopsis:
house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #61, on sale January 25

["The Old West was a breeding ground for unexplained phenomena."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy

Look -- Up in the Sky! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #334 [80 Page Giant #G-20; first Supergirl Giant], on sale January 18

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1965
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Estate of Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz; P.H. Sampliner; Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

Riddler on the Move (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #179, on sale January 20

Manhunter, World's Greatest Clown! (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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook; Professor Arnold Hugo (villain)
Synopsis:
Professor Hugo uses his mind control machine to force J'onn J'onzz to perform in a circus.
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Marauders of Thunderbolt Island!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. The Marauders from Thunderbolt Island
    Dial H for Hero
  4. 3. Second Smash Issue
    The Spectre
  5. 4. ["The Old West was a breeding ground for unexplained phenomena."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  6. 5. Look -- Up in the Sky!
    Supergirl
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
  8. 7. Riddler on the Move
    Batman
  9. 8. Manhunter, World's Greatest Clown!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
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