(June 1966)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1966-04-28
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff
Color:
color comic
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Modern US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Monster-Go-Round! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Buddy Reed; Larzan; Mr. Collins; two unnamed friends of Buddy Reed's

The Way-Out Worlds of Bertram Tilley (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Steve Ditko
Inks:
Sal Trapani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman ?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bertram Tilley; Maude Tilley; Mrs. Culver; toy dragon; unnamed common crooks; unnamed toy king; unnamed toy soldiers; unnamed two-headed alien; unnamed winged alien
Synopsis:
Bertram Tilley discovers three glowing discs, each of which he believes induces a daydream but which actually transports him to a different place where he becomes a hero, including once in his home town.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

References Superman: one could conclude it therefore occurs on Earth-1 or Earth-2, which have a Superman.

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

Indexer Notes

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

["I always have trouble with the small parts..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
G390

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Two unnamed boys
Synopsis:
One of the boys shows the other how he made a catch-all to catch small model parts that he drops.

Indexer Notes

Feature is numbered either G390 or 6390.
Information on this sequence from Donald Dale Milne on 18 September 2004.

[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 mid-May 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
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
an old sea captain; two boys
Synopsis:
After telling the boys some tales, the captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.

Indexer Notes

A list by Lionel English also gives the penciller and inker as "Morris Waldinger" in one of the issues this PSA appears in. Creator credits from a list by Lionel English.

Testing Ground for Terror! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Gabe Maxwell; Frank; Mrs. Nagle; Peggy; unnamed magician; Mike Downes
Synopsis:
An unnamed magician appears in the Drear Mansion in Quietsville, causes havoc in town, and is defeated by Gabe Maxwell.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Bill Donovan is mentioned only, does not appear.

Scooter? Who He? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Joe Orlando
Inks:
Joe Orlando
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

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

The Monster-Go-Round! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Buddy Reed; Chuck Reed; Larzan; Mr. Collins; two unnamed friends of Buddy Reed's
Synopsis:
Buddy Reed and three friends meet Larzan who has found and operates the monster-go-round. Buddy wins the prize while his friends are turned to stone and Larzan attempts to steal the prize, but Buddy frees his friends and they destroy the machine.

Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
E. Nelson Bridwell ?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad promoting two-page centerfold pin-ups to be appearing in several DC comics, which began with Batman #181 and Detective Comics #352 (both June 1966)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short articles about 2000-year old batteries, a rainmaker and an esp experience.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Monster-Go-Round!
  2. 1. The Way-Out Worlds of Bertram Tilley
  3. 2. A Super-Scoop!
    Superman
  4. 3. ["I always have trouble with the small parts..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  7. 6. Testing Ground for Terror!
  8. 7. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
  9. 8. The Monster-Go-Round!
  10. 9. Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New
    Batman
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Strange But True
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