(June 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:
1966-04-05
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

Clay-Creep Clan! (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 [Hypno-Man; Human Starfish; Mighty Moppet]; Clay-Creep Clan
Reprints:

The Top TV Comic Stars Come From DC (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; ad for DC superhero adaptations in other media, including the television series of Batman and The Adventures of Superman, and the Broadway musical "It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's Superman."

The Clay-Creep Clan (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [as Hypno-Man; Human Starfish; Mighty Moppet]; The Clay Clan [Clay King; Eddie Keller; Joey Burton] (villains)
Synopsis:
The Clay King has developed a formula to give his henchmen pliable powers to help in their crimes, but Robby's heroes are able to stop the gang.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

script credit from Rich Morrissey

A Super-Scoop! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman [Kal-El; Clark Kent]; Jimmy Olsen
Keywords:
Fortress of Solitude; Kandor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #187 [80 Page Giant #G-23], on sale April 14

[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 Robin Murray; David Dynamo; Jeffrey W. Weiner; Douglas Raeburn; Jeff Berlin; John Moryl; Ron London; Joe Tibaldi; Miriam Riviera; John Pierce

["Mom, can I have these scraps of material?"] (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:
6404

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Dennis Bova of Fair Oaks, Pennsylvania

[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 April 1966

Your Free Trip Around the World! (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:
After telling the boys some tales, the sea captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated December 1963.

["Said a cat suffocating in Squaresville..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

house ad for DC comics, written in limerick form, promoting the "go-go checks" cover design

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Scooter

Indexer Notes

house ad for Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #1, on sale April 7

The Devil Men of Pluto (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:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; The Devil Men of Pluto [Nar; Xanadar; L'Lex] (villains)
Synopsis:
The Devil Men of Pluto come to Earth looking for a stolen treasure.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Pluto

A Showcase Disgrace -- The Inferior Five (Table of Contents)

Inferior Five / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor; superhero
Characters:
Inferior Five [Awkwardman; The Blimp; White Feather; Dumb Bunny; Merryman]

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #62 [first Inferior Five]

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Clay-Creep Clan!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. The Top TV Comic Stars Come From DC
  3. 2. The Clay-Creep Clan
    Dial H for Hero
  4. 3. A Super-Scoop!
    Superman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  6. 5. ["Mom, can I have these scraps of material?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  9. 8. ["Said a cat suffocating in Squaresville..."]
  10. 9. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
  11. 10. The Devil Men of Pluto
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  12. 11. A Showcase Disgrace -- The Inferior Five
    Inferior Five
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