(April 1966)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, and Nov
On-sale date:
1966-02-17
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Dial V for Villain! (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:
Quake-Master [Robby Reed]; Daffy the Great
Reprints:

Dial "V" For Villain (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 17 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [Quakemaster; The Squid]; Daffy Dagan [Daffy the Great] (villain, introduction); The Siren Gang (villains); Gramps Reed; Miss Millie
Synopsis:
Daffy Dagan, leader of the Siren Gang, manages to get his hands on the H-Dial and accidentally dials V-I-L-L-A-I-N, which transforms him into a super-villain which Robby's heroes must overcome.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

script credit from Rich Morrissey

What's Your B.Q.*? (Brotherhood Quotient) (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Origin of the Diabolu Idol-Head (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook; Diabolu (origin, villain)
Synopsis:
Manhunter and Zook track down the Idol-Head, and Manhunter is transported into the past where he fights the wizard Diabolu and learns the origin of the Idol-Head. Returning to the present, he finally destroys the artifact.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Idol-Head of Diabolu; monsters; time travel

Indexer Notes

origin and last appearance of the Idol-Head

Super-Hero Joins the Super-Freaks! (Table of Contents)

Flash and Doom Patrol / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #65

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dial L for Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Ira Schnapp (logo illustration)
Inks:
Ira Schnapp (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Irene Vartanoff; Jerry Cohen; Alan Watson; Robert Kowalski; Richard Kowalski; Glen D. Johnson; Gloria Brown; Andrew Hanson; Richard Jankowski

["Golly! Bucket seats that really swivel!"] (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
Job Number:
6372

Genre:
non-fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early March 1966

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Dial V for Villain!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. Dial "V" For Villain
    Dial H for Hero
  3. 2. What's Your B.Q.*? (Brotherhood Quotient)
  4. 3. The Origin of the Diabolu Idol-Head
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  5. 4. Super-Hero Joins the Super-Freaks!
    Flash and Doom Patrol
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  7. 6. ["Golly! Bucket seats that really swivel!"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
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