(1956)

Thorpe & Porter, 1956 Series
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Price:
1'- [0-1-0 GBP]
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor); ? (reprint editor)
Color:
Colour Covers; Black and White Interior
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age US
Binding:
Perfectbound
Publishing Format:
Was ongoing

The Perils of Ulysses! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop
Reprints:

Novelty Bargains from Ellesdons (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ellesdons novelties ad; indicia

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover

The Perils of Ulysses (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; The Professor
Synopsis:
The Professor lures the Blackhawks to a mysterious island, where they defeat mechanical versions of the perils that Ulysses faced on his Odyssey.
Reprints:

The Junior Blackhawk (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; Junior Johnson
Synopsis:
Junior Johnson wants to join the Blackhawks and helps them out, then realizes that he's too young.
Reprints:

Wanted: A Teen-Age Code (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Synopsis:
Dave crashes Sally Perkins' party, then apologizes and proposes to write a teen-age code of behavior.

Indexer Notes

PSA in DC January 1958 books

Battle Report (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Genre:
war
Characters:
Capt. Baker; Lt. Near; Madame Deplessis
Synopsis:
Capt. Baker, Lt. Near and Madame Deplessis fight the Nazis in the Netherlands.

The Challenge of the Wizard (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; war
Characters:
Blackhawk [Bart Hawk]; Andre; Olaf Bjornson; Chuck Wilson; Hans Hendrickson; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop; The Wizard [Alec Royer]; Carl Pierce; Kan-Du
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks defeat master illusionist The Wizard and his gang.
Reprints:

The Wizard of San Marco (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carlos Smith
Synopsis:
Carlos Smith, a half-alien living in San Marco, is rescued from suspicious townspeople by his alien half-brother, but chooses to remain on Earth.
Reprints:

Teddy Roosevelt, Guardian of Nature (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Theodore Roosevelt
Synopsis:
Theodore Roosevelt established forest preserves, national parks and wildlife sanctuaries.

Indexer Notes

PSA in DC November 1957 books

I Built the Toys of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim McArdle
Inks:
Jim McArdle
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Peter Rogers [Mr. Smith]; Joe Wheeler
Synopsis:
Peter Rogers, a banker, has amnesia that gives him precognition of the future. As Mr. Smith, he builds mechanical toys that appear to cause the disasters that he predicts.
Reprints:

The Strange Revenge of Lucius Gallus (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Charles Peters; Larry Gales
Synopsis:
Larry Gales, an actor, is taken over by the spirit of his ancestor, Lucius Gallus, to defeat his ancient enemy Cassius Petronius.
Reprints:

The Mountain of Missing People (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Letters:
Typeset

Synopsis:
People go mysteriously missing on Glastonbury Mountain near Bennington, Vermont.
Reprints:

The Island of the Enchantress! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Ross; Professor Elliot [also called Ward]; Pete
Synopsis:
When a plane crash-lands on a mysterious island, chemicals from the plane and a lagoon cause changes in living tissue that resemble the tale of Circe.
Reprints:

Assignment in Eternity! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Professor Colby
Synopsis:
Professor Colby travels from 2062 to 1957 to harvest nitrogen-fixing bacteria and save the future Earth.
Reprints:

The Volcanic Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dr. Harlow
Synopsis:
A volcanic man emerges from underground to help the people on the Earth's surface avert a disastrous volcanic explosion.
Reprints:

Bargain for Stamp Collectors (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for stamps from Broadway Approvals

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover

["Read the best in the world's finest juvenile publication"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad for Classics Illustrated 1-126 and Classics Illustrated Junior 501-513 from Strato Publications

Indexer Notes

Back cover