(June-July 1966)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-04-19
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

I Was a Prisoner of Death! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Secret of Chameleo-Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An astronaut fights monsters in an arena by changing into different monsters.
Reprints:

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

Indexer Notes

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

Superman for 3 Seconds; Fatal Flight from a Nightmare; Saved by a Lightning Bolt (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["Pick out any model you want, son!"] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
6351

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 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 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.

The Blackout Beast! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Museum curator Jeff Wallace defeats a mythological beast that comes to life during a blackout.
Reprints:

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:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

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

I Was a Prisoner of Death (Table of Contents)

A Green Glob Adventure / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Victor Webster has been searching for the secret of immortality, and thanks to the Green Glob, he discovers it. However, he also finds that Death is following close behind him, determined to kill many people around him since it can't claim him.

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

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

Script:
?
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).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Was a Prisoner of Death!
    A Green Glob Adventure
  2. 1. The Secret of Chameleo-Man
  3. 2. A Super-Scoop!
    Superman
  4. 3. Superman for 3 Seconds; Fatal Flight from a Nightmare; Saved by a Lightning Bolt
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  5. 4. ["Pick out any model you want, son!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  7. 6. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  8. 7. The Blackout Beast!
  9. 8. Scooter? Who He?
    Swing with Scooter
  10. 9. I Was a Prisoner of Death
    A Green Glob Adventure
  11. 10. Batman and Detective Comics Started Something New
    Batman and Robin
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