(October 1967)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1967-08-29
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Miller
Color:
color comic
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Modern US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Introducing Deadman (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Arnold Drake (layout); Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; the Hook (partial)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script and layout credits from Henry R. Kujawa, 9/25/2006.

Who Has Been Lying In My Grave? (Table of Contents)

Deadman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand] (introduction, origin); Lorna Hill; Tiny; Vashnu; Heldrich; Leary; Toby; Rama Kushna; Constable Ramsey
Synopsis:
Shot during a performance, trapeze artist Boston Brand dies, only to find that his spirit lives on with the ability to inhabit the bodies of others. By the will of Rama Kushna his spirit will walk among the living until his killer is found.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Deadman created by Arnold Drake; Deadman's costume designed by Carmine Infantino.
Story told in two chapters each ending in 1/2 page.

[Ghost Canine] (Table of Contents)

Strange But True / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Dick Sprang
Inks:
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

War of the Mind Readers! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A stage magician stops an invasion from the planet Uranus by tricking the aliens into believing that he really can read minds.
Reprints:

["I see you use a pin in your cement tube..."] (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:
6567

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Charles Williams of Decatur, Georgia

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; George Klein (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early September 1967; includes cover art for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #196 and World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #171

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Introducing Deadman
    Deadman
  2. 1. Who Has Been Lying In My Grave?
    Deadman
  3. 2. [Ghost Canine]
    Strange But True
  4. 3. Meet Bat-Swami and Super-Seer!
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  5. 4. War of the Mind Readers!
  6. 5. ["I see you use a pin in your cement tube..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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