(January 1967)

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

Dr. Cyclops -- The Villain with the Doomsday Stare! (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 [Zip Tide; Super-Nova; Robby Robot]; Dr. Cyclops
Reprints:

Dr. Cyclops -- The Villain with the Doomsday Stare (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 14.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [Zip Tide; Super-Nova; Robby the Robot]; Dr. Cyclops (villain); Gramps Reed; Miss Millie
Synopsis:
The one-eyed villain Dr. Cyclops uses different-powered lenses against Robby's three heroes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Zenith City

Indexer Notes

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

Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero (Table of Contents)

Captain Action; Ideal Toys / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Action; Superman; the Phantom; Batman; Sgt. Fury; Captain America; Lone Ranger; Steve Canyon; Flash Gordon; Aquaman

Indexer Notes

advertisement for Captain Action and his nine super-hero costumes

["Don't throw away those old paint brushes."] (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 Mark Trowell of Toronto, Canada

[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 last week of November and first week of December 1966

Across the Jungle Rings the Cry... (Table of Contents)

B'wana Beast / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
jungle; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #66 [first B'wana Beast], on sale November 22

Presenting the Mag from SUPER! (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) #193 [80 Page Giant #G-31], on sale November 10

Batgirl Is Here! (Table of Contents)

Batgirl / 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 for Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #359 [first Barbara Gordon Batgirl]. on sale November 29

[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 Arnold Baum; Donald Edwards; Alan Trahern; Robert Holden; Jim Weaver; Ben Peterson; Robert Guy Jr.

Marco vs. Manhunter! (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 8.67 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); Aldo Szuzi
Synopsis:
Mr. V. demands that Marco Xavier smuggle a weapon into a fundraising ball that can kill Manhunter, the guest of honor.
Reprints:

Champs Against Odds! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Mickey Mantle; Wilma Rudolph; Ben Hogan
Synopsis:
Kids who are thinking about giving up in school are reminded of sports heroes who overcame great challenges by perseverance.
Keywords:
baseball; golf; Olympics; running

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

He's Not: as Strong as Superman... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Plastic Man (DC, 1966 series) #2, on sale November 22

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Dr. Cyclops -- The Villain with the Doomsday Stare!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. Dr. Cyclops -- The Villain with the Doomsday Stare
    Dial H for Hero
  3. 2. Captain Action the Amazing 9 in 1 Super Hero
    Captain Action; Ideal Toys
  4. 3. ["Don't throw away those old paint brushes."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. Across the Jungle Rings the Cry...
    B'wana Beast
  7. 6. Presenting the Mag from SUPER!
    Superman
  8. 7. Batgirl Is Here!
    Batgirl
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  10. 9. Marco vs. Manhunter!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  11. 10. Champs Against Odds!
  12. 11. He's Not: as Strong as Superman...
    Plastic Man
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