(December 1967)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1967-10-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Miller
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
Neal Adams ?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]
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
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]

What Makes a Corpse Cry? (Table of Contents)

Deadman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script:
Carmine Infantino (plot); Jack Miller (script)
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Deadman [Boston Brand]; Rama Kushna; Tiny; Liz Martin; Rocky Manzel; Paul
Synopsis:
While trying to find his killer, Boston Brand checks on Rocky Manzel who once threatened to kill him. Boston stops Rocky and his band of counterfeiters.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pages 6 and 17 are half-pages

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Bob Brown
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in early November 1967; includes cover art from Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #37 and Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #114

The Great Ghost Hunt (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
occult

["There! My model ship is finished."] (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:
6583

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Norman Jacobs of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

The Haunted Bed! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
One of the rooms at Mrs. Carson's boarding house seems to be haunted.
Reprints:
  • from ?

Man or Wolf? (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
occult
Synopsis:
Was Eric Linden really a werewolf?
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

may actually be reprinted from an earlier source

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

Man of a Thousand Shapes! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Joe Samachson
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien lawman comes to Earth and works in a carnival sideshow, hoping to attract the attention of the criminal he is seeking when word spreads about his fantastic ability to change shape.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

script credit from index of original story

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:
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. [no title indexed]
    Deadman
  2. 1. Why Fight? Read All Three!!
  3. 2. What Makes a Corpse Cry?
    Deadman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  5. 4. The Great Ghost Hunt
    Strange But True
  6. 5. ["There! My model ship is finished."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. The Haunted Bed!
  8. 7. Man or Wolf?
  9. 8. Bad News!
    Superman
  10. 9. Man of a Thousand Shapes!
  11. 10. Greatest Action Teams in History!
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