(July 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

Stalemate! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hoopster; Moon Man [Erick Bolton; Mr. Thunder]; Robby Reed (inset)
Reprints:

The Marauding Moon Man (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [also as Hoopster; Mole-Cometeer]; Moon Man [Erick Bolton; Mr. Thunder] (villain); Suzy; Gramps Reed; Miss Millie
Synopsis:
A previous foe of Robby Reed, Erick Bolton, escapes prison and is accidently transformed into Moon Man during his experiments. He then commits several crimes before Robby Reed captures him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn via Ray Bottorff, Jr. Origin and first appearance of Moonman.

[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 John C. Ogliore; Layne Cattivera; James Thompson; David Lewin; Peter O'Connor; John D. Taylor; Steve Grande

["I never get to play..."] (Table of Contents)

Billy; Aurora / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Billy; Billy's mother; Billy's father
Synopsis:
Billy is unable to play with his Aurora Model Motoring set because his father and friends are always using it, so he gives the set to his father for his birthday.

Indexer Notes

Sequence is between pages 6-7 of sequence 1. Appears to be numbered 6558 or 6528.

The House the Joker Built (Table of Contents)

Batman / 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 Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #365, on sale May 31

Make Your Summer Count! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Mr. Gray; several unnamed children; Recreation Supervisor
Synopsis:
Two kids who could not find a summer job contact the city Recreation Supervisor about cleaning up a vacant lot, and receive supervision to do so and create a mural from the broken glass salvaged.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Sequence is between pages 6-7 of sequence 1, after sequence 2.

The Shouts Heard 'Round the World (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #194, on sale June 6

Thantos -- The 3-in-1 Man! (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]; Zook; Thantos (villain)
Synopsis:
Thantos, a being from another dimension, attempts to collect the materials that will allow him to return to earth at will, but Manhunter defeats him.
Reprints:

Another Star Collection (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #193 [80 Page Giant #G-37], on sale May 9

Speedier Than the Gold Rush! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #69 [second appearance of The Maniaks], on sale May 23

The Murder of Clark Kent! (Table of Contents)

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen (DC, 1955 series) #103, on sale May 25

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane; Wayne Boring
Inks:
Gil Kane; Wayne Boring
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late May 1967; includes cover art for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #54 and illustration from Action Comics (DC, 1938 series) #352

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Stalemate!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. The Marauding Moon Man
    Dial H for Hero
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  4. 3. ["I never get to play..."]
    Billy; Aurora
  5. 4. The House the Joker Built
    Batman
  6. 5. Make Your Summer Count!
  7. 6. The Shouts Heard 'Round the World
    Batman
  8. 7. Thantos -- The 3-in-1 Man!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  9. 8. Another Star Collection
    Batman
  10. 9. Speedier Than the Gold Rush!
    The Maniaks
  11. 10. The Murder of Clark Kent!
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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