(March 1966)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1966-01-27
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

The Gorilla Witch! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
occult; adventure

Indexer Notes

Possible Anderson pencils and inks per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Bernard Baily.

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

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1959.

Beware the Gorilla Witch (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult; adventure
Synopsis:
A jungle explorer seeks a fabled potion that will allow him to communicate with animals, but it actually turns him into a mindless gorilla and gives his human mind to a gorilla who plans a revolution.

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:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #62, on sale January 25

A Fabulous First! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1958 series) #49, on sale January 1

Six Years Without Food or Water? (Table of Contents)

Strange But True / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

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], on sale January 18

The Man With the Computer Mind! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A computer programmer works so diligently at his job that his brain begins to work like a computer, which allows him to help the local police solve crimes.

[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, Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Ave, New York, N.Y., 10022
Revised statement including circulation numbers appears in the July issue (#190).

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, 1949 series) #179, on sale January 20

Get With It, Cats! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

subscription advertisement: ten issues for $1.00

The Invasion from the Time Warp! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientific experiment gone wrong releases dinosaurs and barbaric Vandals into a desert town.

["Is your airplane collection taking up too much room?"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset; Ira Schnapp (feature logo)

Indexer Notes

DC comics on sale this week include this first appearance of this long-running feature.
Listing of titles on sale during the first half of February 1966.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Gorilla Witch!
  2. 1. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  3. 2. Beware the Gorilla Witch
  4. 3. Second Smash Issue
    The Spectre
  5. 4. A Fabulous First!
    Challengers of the Unknown
  6. 5. Six Years Without Food or Water?
    Strange But True
  7. 6. Look -- Up in the Sky!
    Supergirl
  8. 7. The Man With the Computer Mind!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Riddler on the Move
    Batman
  11. 10. Get With It, Cats!
    Teen Titans
  12. 11. The Invasion from the Time Warp!
  13. 12. ["Is your airplane collection taking up too much room?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes