(April-May 1966)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-02-15
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

The Monster Mayor- USA (Table of Contents)

A Green Glob Adventure / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Monster Mayor -- USA (Table of Contents)

A Green Glob Adventure / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Green Glob
Synopsis:
Joel Belmont turns down a request to run for mayor of the town his father founded, but after the Green Glob affects him, he sees the town's current leaders as monsters, reflecting their true natures, and changes his mind about running.

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

Flash; 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, 1954 series) #65 [Flash and Doom Patrol team-up]

["Mr. Cap, I botched up the paint job on my model."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6376

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 late February and early March 1966

Two Bullets That Saved One Life (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

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
Synopsis:
Advocating tolerance for others different than yourself.

Indexer Notes

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

The Wizard's Dream-Beast (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
An evil wizard tries to eliminate the rightful heir to an inheritance.

[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 figures 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, NY 10022
Revised statement including circulation numbers appears in the August-September issue (#96).

Bodyguard to a Blonde (Table of Contents)

Automan / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Automan; Professor Sterling
Synopsis:
Automan must protect an actress who mistakenly picked up a suitcase belonging to an enemy spy.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Monster Mayor- USA
    A Green Glob Adventure
  2. 1. The Monster Mayor -- USA
    A Green Glob Adventure
  3. 2. Super-Hero Joins the Super-Freaks!
    Flash; Doom Patrol
  4. 3. ["Mr. Cap, I botched up the paint job on my model."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Two Bullets That Saved One Life
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  7. 6. What's Your B. Q (* Brotherhood Quotient)
  8. 7. The Wizard's Dream-Beast
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Bodyguard to a Blonde
    Automan
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  • Bob Hughes
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