(October 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
On-sale date:
1967-08-17
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
George Kashdan
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

[no title indexed] (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 Baron Buzz-Saw]
Reprints:

Thunderbolt's Secret Weapon (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 11.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [as Baron Buzz-Saw, Don Jaun, Sphinx-Man]; Thunderbolt (villains); Gramps Reed; Miss Millie
Synopsis:
The criminal organization Thunderbolt returns to steal the super-computer WHRRR and turns it against Robby's heroes.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

Meet Bat-Swami and Super-Seer! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #170 [80 Page Giant #G-40], on sale August 15

From Beyond the Threshold of Life Itself! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #205 [first Deadman]; on sale August 29

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
George Kashdan ?
Pencils:
Ira Schnapp (logo illustration)
Inks:
Ira Schnapp (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Dan Dias; Geoffrey Clarke; Frank Johnson; Keith Partain; Jerry Sexton; Kenny Scott; Ken Lucas

The Martian Double-Cross! (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 10.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzzl Marco Xavier]; Vulture (villains); Mr. V [Faceless] (villain)
Synopsis:
Manhunter, as Marco Xavier, is forced to tell Mr. V. about his weakness to fire, but he then tricks the villains into believing that the vulnerability does not exist after all.
Reprints:

Liars! Blunderers! Murderers! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Blackhawk (DC, 1957 series) #237, on sale August 15

["How do you get that weathered look..."] (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 Ray Kennedy of Raymond, Ohio

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Carmine Infantino ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late August 1967; includes cover art for The Fox and the Crow (DC, 1952 series) #106

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. Thunderbolt's Secret Weapon
    Dial H for Hero
  3. 2. Meet Bat-Swami and Super-Seer!
    Superman and Batman
  4. 3. From Beyond the Threshold of Life Itself!
    Deadman
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  6. 5. The Martian Double-Cross!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  7. 6. Liars! Blunderers! Murderers!
    Blackhawk
  8. 7. ["How do you get that weathered look..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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