(June-July 1968)

DC, 1968 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Joe Orlando
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Stanley and His Monster / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Characters:
Stanley Dover; Spot

Carnival Caper (Table of Contents)

Stanley and His Monster / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Stanley Dover; Spot; Shaugnessy; Schnitzel; Marcia
Synopsis:
Marcia takes Stanley to the carnival and Spot and the leprechauns secretly follow them, but get into trouble.

From Us -- To You, Only the Best! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams
Inks:
Neal Adams ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #207 (June 1968) [30th Anniversary Issue]
Only art is a reproduction of the cover.

Camp Cru-M-Bee's Pet Dog...Spot! (Table of Contents)

Stanley and His Monster / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Stanley Dover; Spot; Mitch Dover; Sheila Dover; Schnitzel; Shaugnessy
Synopsis:
Spot and the leprechauns follow Stanley to camp and all the boys have a great time with them.
Reprints:
Reprint Note before Migration:
  • in Best of DC, The (DC, 1979 series) #37 (June 1983)

Indexer Notes

Writing and art credits from reprint.

[Will Our New Western Hero...] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Indexer Notes

House ad promoting the upcoming premiere of Bat Lash in Showcase (DC, 1955 series) #76 (August 1968), though neither character nor comic are named or pictured.

The New DC Brand of Humor (Table of Contents)

Swing with Scooter; Binky / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
? (various)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
teen

Indexer Notes

House ad for Swing With Scooter (DC, 1966 series) #13 and Leave it to Binky (DC, 1968 series) #61
Art consists of the two covers and 1/2 page of new art, which may be by Joe Orlando.

Music, Monster, Please! (Table of Contents)

Stanley and His Monster / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Tex Blaisdell ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Stanley Dover; Spot; Sheila Dover; Mitch Dover; Schnitzel; Shaugnessy; Marcia; Peter Piper and the Pickle Pickers
Synopsis:
Marcia is babysitting again when she invites her friend Pete and his band over to practice. Spot joins the band and helps them win a contest.

["Billy, weren't you supposed to work on the lawn today?"] (Table of Contents)

Billy / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6615

Genre:
children

Indexer Notes

Sequential art ad for the Skittles game by Aurora.

Tell Me a Story (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Neal Adams; Joe Kubert
Inks:
Neal Adams; Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Listing of DC comics released in the first week of May 1968.
Includes cover reproductions of Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #117 and Our Army at War (DC, 1952 series) #195.

Angel and the Ape Who Are They? What Are They? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Indexer Notes

House ad promoting the upcoming premiere of Angel and the Ape in Showcase (DC, 1955 series) #77 (September 1968), though the comic is not mentioned.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Stanley and His Monster
  2. 1. Carnival Caper
    Stanley and His Monster
  3. 2. From Us -- To You, Only the Best!
    Superman
  4. 3. Camp Cru-M-Bee's Pet Dog...Spot!
    Stanley and His Monster
  5. 4. [Will Our New Western Hero...]
    Bat Lash
  6. 5. The New DC Brand of Humor
    Swing with Scooter; Binky
  7. 6. Music, Monster, Please!
    Stanley and His Monster
  8. 7. ["Billy, weren't you supposed to work on the lawn today?"]
    Billy
  9. 8. Tell Me a Story
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  11. 10. Angel and the Ape Who Are They? What Are They?
    Angel and the Ape
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Edgar Loftin
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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