(September 1966)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, Nov
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

The Mummy with Six Heads! (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 [Hornet-Man]; Joe Beket
Reprints:

The Mummy With Six Heads (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 Magneto; Hornet-Man; Shadow-Man]; Joe Beket (villain); Gramps Reed (cameo); Miss Millie (cameo)
Synopsis:
Robby uses his H-Dial to fight Joe Beket, a descendant of am Egyptian wizard who has different headpieces that give him the powers of various Egyptian gods.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Egyptian mythology; Egyptology; mummies

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn, via Ray Bottorff, Jr.

[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-July 1966

["Yikes! I was so anxious to build this new model..."] (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:
6423

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Scott Weymann of Pennsauken, New Jersey

This Is "Atlas" Olsen (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1954 series) #96. on sale July 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 Richard H. Volbrecht Jr.; Michael Thornton; Clark Johnson; Roy Wulf; Terry Shepard; Dionisio Labiste; Ronald Goss

Maharajahs... Mobsters... Masterminds... (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane (DC, 1958 series) #68 [80 Page Giant #G-26], on sale July 12

The Unmasking of Marco Xavier! (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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; also appears as Marco Xavier]; Abba Sulkar (villain); VULTURE (villains); Mr. V [Faceless] (villain); Marie Fouchere
Synopsis:
In his identity as Marco Xavier, Manhunter is captured by Sulkar, a VULTURE scientist who steals his memories and learns his secret identity.
Reprints:

Finished? Washed Up? Kaput? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

house ad for Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #224, on sale July 12

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mummy with Six Heads!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. The Mummy With Six Heads
    Dial H for Hero
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  4. 3. ["Yikes! I was so anxious to build this new model..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. This Is "Atlas" Olsen
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  7. 6. Maharajahs... Mobsters... Masterminds...
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  8. 7. The Unmasking of Marco Xavier!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  9. 8. Finished? Washed Up? Kaput?
    Blackhawk
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