(December 1967)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of February, May, August and November
On-sale date:
1967-10-05
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

Menace of the Micro Monsters! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [as Robby Go-Go]
Reprints:

Why Fight? Read All Three!! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Oksner ?
Inks:
Bob Oksner ?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Bob Hope; Scooter; Stanley Dover; Spot

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series), Swing with Scooter (DC, 1966 series), and The Fox and the Crow (DC, 1952 series) [starring Stanley and His Monster]

The Micro-Monsters! (Table of Contents)

Dial H for Hero / comic story / 12.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
Frank Springer
Inks:
Frank Springer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [as King Viking, Robby Go-Go, Whirl-i-Gig]; Doc Morhar (villain)
Synopsis:
An accident during a fight at Doc Morhar's laboratory shrinks Robby and the evil scientist's gang into a micro-world. The inhabitants of that world enlist Doc Morhar to help them grow and invade Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn.

["Hello, Jason! Hi, Moolah! How's the fortune telling business?"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah; Jason
Reprints:

["Joe -- Get under cover!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed); Joe Kubert (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff; Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff; Ira Schnapp

Genre:
war

Indexer Notes

house ad for G. I. Combat (DC, 1957 series) #127, contained in a Boltinoff humor strip

[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 Robert Jablon; John Washburn; Steven Stone; Mather Pfeiffenberger; Jay Ruder; Harry Hallet; Kim Jensen; William Robertson

The Martian Marauders (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 9.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook
Synopsis:
A Martian invasion force comes to Earth, disguising themselves as Mountain M;Mannixes, giant Martian monsters.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Martians

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane; Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene; Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of DC comics on sale mid-October 1967; includes cover art from Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #57 and Batman (DC, 1940 series) #197

Bad News! (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
Characters:
Bizarro #1

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #202 [80 Page Giant #G-42], on sale October 17

["Look at this issue of Bob Hope!"] (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Bob Hope / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed); Neal Adams
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff; Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff; Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Adventures of Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series) #107, contained in a Boltinoff humor strip

["I can't race my car."] (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 Oakley of St. Louis, Missouri

Greatest Action Teams in History! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Bruno Premiani; Dick Dillin; Joe Orlando (illustrations)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs; Bruno Premiani; Charles Cuidera; Mike Esposito (illustrations)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; humor; superhero

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad promoting DC's superhero teams, including the Justice League of America, the Doom Patrol, the Blackhawks, and the Inferior Five

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Menace of the Micro Monsters!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. Why Fight? Read All Three!!
  3. 2. The Micro-Monsters!
    Dial H for Hero
  4. 3. ["Hello, Jason! Hi, Moolah! How's the fortune telling business?"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  5. 4. ["Joe -- Get under cover!"]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  7. 6. The Martian Marauders
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  9. 8. Bad News!
    Superman
  10. 9. ["Look at this issue of Bob Hope!"]
    The Adventures of Bob Hope
  11. 10. ["I can't race my car."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  12. 11. Greatest Action Teams in History!
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