(June 1967)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Feb, May, Aug, Nov
On-sale date:
1967-04-06
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 Fantastic Rainbow Raiders! (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 [as Muscle Man]; Rainbow Raider [Doc Quin]
Reprints:

The Fantastic Rainbow Raider (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 14.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [as Balloon Boy; Muscle Man; Radar-Sonar Man]; Rainbow Raider [Doc Quin] (villain)
Synopsis:
The Rainbow Raider goes on a crime spree empowered by a rainbow crystal which gives him different powers for each color of the spectrum.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/

Presenting the Man of the Hour -- Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese (ad); Ira Schnapp (cover reproduction)

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #197 [80 Page Giant #G-36], on sale April 11

2 Great Battle Stars in This Issue! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
drama

Indexer Notes

house ad for G. I. Combat (DC, 1957 series) #124, on sale April 11

Marco Xavier, Manhunter's Ally! (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 8.5 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:
Mr. V forces Marco Xavier to feed information to the Martian Manhunter, not knowing that they are the same person. One minor crime that Manhunter is expected to stop is actually a distraction from a massive heist.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

[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 Carl Gafford; Thomas Homsey; Jeffrey Kasten; Eric Schuetz; Kirk Schuetz; Shaun Hoadley; Rob Simon; John Veasey Jr.

The Battle That Rocks the Universe! (Table of Contents)

Spectre; Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold DC, 1955 series) #72, on sale April 20

["I always mess up my clear plastic 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:
6514

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Robert Caplin of Brooklyn, New York

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Direct Currents / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Murphy Anderson
Inks:
George Klein; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

promo for DC comics on sale in mid-April 1967; includes cover art for Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1955 series) #102 and Hawkman (DC, 1966 series) #20

Mystery of the Million-Dollar Briefcase! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Dick wonders why Ed knows so much about everything, and Ed explains it's because he visits the library regularly.

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Fantastic Rainbow Raiders!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. The Fantastic Rainbow Raider
    Dial H for Hero
  3. 2. Presenting the Man of the Hour -- Clark Kent!
    Superman
  4. 3. 2 Great Battle Stars in This Issue!
  5. 4. Marco Xavier, Manhunter's Ally!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  7. 6. The Battle That Rocks the Universe!
    Spectre; Flash
  8. 7. ["I always mess up my clear plastic model..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  10. 9. Mystery of the Million-Dollar Briefcase!
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