(December 1966-January 1967)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1966-10-11
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 Half-Man, Half-Machine! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Half-Man/Half Machine (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily ?; George Roussos ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Jason Baird receives a mechanical heart in a transplant, but it causes other body parts to develop into mechanical ones as well. He uses his new body to rescue two astronauts who crash-landed in Central America.

Who Is Batman's Most Dangerous Foe? (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #188 [featuring the Eraser], on sale October 20

The Weird Passenger in Cabin #13 (Table of Contents)

A Green Glob Adventure / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Characters:
Green Glob
Synopsis:
The Green Glob creates a duplicate of thief Mark Regan that helps him see the error of his ways and reform.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Martin O'Hearn

[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 October 1966

Appointment with Death (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

Elevator to Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
A comet's tail passes over a skyscraper, causing its elevator to pass into another dimension. The four people on the elevator, each a failure in some way, regain their confidence through their experiences in the other dimension when they return to Earth.

["How do you manage with all those tiny screws..."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6451

Indexer Notes

Idea submitted by Rick Schuman.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Was Half-Man, Half-Machine!
  2. 1. Half-Man/Half Machine
  3. 2. Who Is Batman's Most Dangerous Foe?
    Batman
  4. 3. The Weird Passenger in Cabin #13
    A Green Glob Adventure
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Appointment with Death
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  7. 6. Elevator to Nowhere
  8. 7. ["How do you manage with all those tiny screws..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner