(December 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
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

Baron Bug and His Insect Army! (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp; ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Castor [Robby Reed]; Baron Bug
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Schnapp letters on the lower right blurb only

Baron Bug and His Insect Army (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 14.33 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [Castor and Pollux; King Coil]; Baron Bug (villain)
Synopsis:
Robby and his heroes (including a pair of twins this time) battle Baron Bug, a criminal scientist who can enlarge insects to giant size to help him commit robberies.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Hawkman Beware! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #17, on sale October 13

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Dial L for Letters / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Louis A. Morra; Dennis Rule; Karl Garcia; Irene Vartanoff; Robert Kowalski; John Cali

[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 the first half of October 1966

["What are you cutting out that paper for?"] (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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Sheldon Kane of North Brooklin, Maine

The Doomed Captive! (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; Marco Xavier]; Vulture (villains); Mr. V [Faceless] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Manhunter has double trouble when a criminal Mercurian teams up with Vulture.
Reprints:

An All-Star Collection of the Best of Batman! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #187 [80 Page Giant #G-30

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Baron Bug and His Insect Army!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. Baron Bug and His Insect Army
    Dial H for Hero
  3. 2. Hawkman Beware!
    Hawkman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. ["What are you cutting out that paper for?"]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. The Doomed Captive!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  8. 7. An All-Star Collection of the Best of Batman!
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore