(July-August 1967)

DC, 1957 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1967-05-09
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Licensed celebrity character


Jerry the Astro-Nut! (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry Lewis; Renfrew; space monster
Synopsis:
Jerry decides that the planet he's exploring has nothing but craters, even as a monster attacks him and Renfrew from behind.
Keywords:
alien; Cub Scout; space travel

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Jerry the Astronut! (Table of Contents)

The Adventures of Jerry Lewis / comic story / 21.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Jerry Lewis; Renfrew; Witch Kraft; Cape Crusader Missile Base personnel; Figwerp king; Ugly-Mugly
Synopsis:
Jerry, Renfrew, and Witch Kraft are accidentally blasted into space on a US rocket. Crash-landing on the planet Figwerp, they are condemned to death as invaders. As an alternative Jerry agrees to fight the menacing Ugly-Mugly. Witch Kraft gets the rocket headed back to Earth, where the furious base commander waits.
Keywords:
alien; humor; rocket; space; witch

Indexer Notes

On 23 pages, but pages 8, 16, and 23 are half-pages.

Figwerp natives are troll dolls, a type of toy extremely popular at the time.

["Build your own chamber of chills"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Aurora Plastics Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Rev up your Hondas!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

A Letter from Jerry / text story / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jerry Lewis
Synopsis:
Jokes and humor, ostensibly written by Jerry Lewis

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately after page 8 of the main story sequence. Includes header illustration.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Make Your Summer Count! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
boys; Mr. Gray
Synopsis:
Unable to get summer jobs, young boys clean up a vacant lot for play space, and create a public mural.
Keywords:
public service; recreation; volunteer

Indexer Notes

Comic story. On the page immediately before page 9 of the main story sequence.

"Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly, coordinating organization for national health, welfare and recreation agencies of the U.S."

["Whenever I work on my models, I get cement on my hands."] (Table of Contents)

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
6543

Characters:
son; father
Synopsis:
Father shows his son how to clean off model cement.
Keywords:
model

Indexer Notes

Comic story. Shares the page with page 16 of the main story sequence.

Hint from Grant Wilinski of Camden, N.J.

["Another star collection of Batman and Robin's bizarre action roles"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

No. 2: Blue Boy (Table of Contents)

The Jerry Lewis Gallery of Art Messterpieces / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Jerry Lewis
Synopsis:
Humorous picture of Jerry Lewis, tricked out like Gainsborough's "Blue Boy"
Reprints:
Keywords:
art

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately after the previous sequence.

["Speedier than the Gold Rush!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["For the most in laughs..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Plastic Man; The Inferior Five / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Gold Crown (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Let me show you too, how to make yourself astronaut tough."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Boys, men, build, develop mighty muscles"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["How to do strong man tricks... without strength!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Destination Moon (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Revell / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Jerry the Astro-Nut!
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. Jerry the Astronut!
    The Adventures of Jerry Lewis
  4. 3. ["Build your own chamber of chills"]
    Aurora Plastics Corp.
  5. 4. ["Rev up your Hondas!"]
    Teen Titans
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    A Letter from Jerry
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  8. 7. Make Your Summer Count!
  9. 8. ["Whenever I work on my models, I get cement on my hands."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  10. 9. ["Another star collection of Batman and Robin's bizarre action roles"]
    Batman
  11. 10. No. 2: Blue Boy
    The Jerry Lewis Gallery of Art Messterpieces
  12. 11. ["Speedier than the Gold Rush!"]
    The Maniaks
  13. 12. ["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. ["For the most in laughs..."]
    Plastic Man; The Inferior Five
  15. 14. Gold Crown
  16. 15. ["Let me show you too, how to make yourself astronaut tough."]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. ["Boys, men, build, develop mighty muscles"]
  18. 17. ["How to do strong man tricks... without strength!"]
  19. 18. Destination Moon
    Revell
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