(January-February 1968)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1967-11-16
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

The H-Dial Monsters! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Frank Springer (signed)
Inks:
Frank Springer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Chief Mighty Arrow [Robby Reed]; Wingy
Reprints:

Manhunter's Stolen Identity! (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:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz; also appears as Marco Xavier]; Zook; VULYURE (villains); Ivor Sandez
Synopsis:
A meteor from Mars affects Manhunter's shape-changing powers, trapping him in the body of a VULTURE criminal and giving the criminal Manhunter's body.
Reprints:

["Sis, don't throw away that broken screw-type earring."] (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 Eugene Martin of Cottondale, Alabama

[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 Walter C. Price; Irene Vartanoff; Johnny Bernach; Tommy Toney; Dan Dias; Robert Kowalski

The Monsters from the H-Dial! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Dick Wood
Pencils:
Frank Springer (signed)
Inks:
Frank Springer (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Robby Reed [Pendulum; Chief Mighty Arrow; Human Solar Mirror]; Wingy; Suzy; Jim
Synopsis:
A malfunction in the H-Dial causes Robby's friend Jim to turn into a monster whenever Robby dials up another superhero.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

script credit from Martin O'Hearn

["Can I see you, sir?"] (Table of Contents)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence between pages 5 and 6 of previous sequence.

Remember This Boy? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Bob Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman (DC, 1940 series) #198 [80 Page Giant #G-43], on sale November 14

Death Knock! (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

[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; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

listing of DC comics on sale in late November 1967; page also includes cover art for Green Lantern (DC, 1960 series) #58 and Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series) #371

Can Superman Be a Menace? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Letters:
Ira Schnapp; Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

inside back cover; house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #203

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The H-Dial Monsters!
    Dial H for Hero
  2. 1. Manhunter's Stolen Identity!
    J'onn J'onzz Manhunter from Mars
  3. 2. ["Sis, don't throw away that broken screw-type earring."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Dial L for Letters
  5. 4. The Monsters from the H-Dial!
    Dial H for Hero
  6. 5. ["Can I see you, sir?"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. Remember This Boy?
    Batman
  8. 7. Death Knock!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  10. 9. Can Superman Be a Menace?
    Superman
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