(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
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


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
18 small ads, with order coupon, for novelties from Honor House Prod. Corp.
Keywords:
joy buzzer; x-ray specs

Jerry the Astronut (Table of Contents)

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

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

["Build Your Own Chamber of Chills"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Frankenstein's monster; Dracula; King Kong; Mr. Hyde; Phantom of the Opera
Synopsis:
Ad for monster model kits from Aurora Plastics Corp.

["Rev Up Your Hondas!"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Robin; Aqualad; Wonder Girl; motorcycle racer
Synopsis:
Promo for Teen Titans #10
Keywords:
motorcycle

Indexer Notes

Quarter-page thumbnail of cover

A Letter from Jerry (Table of Contents)

Jerry Lewis / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Header illustration

Direct Currents (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Superman
Synopsis:
Promo summarizing numerous current DC issues
Keywords:
green kryptonite

Indexer Notes

Spot illustration of Superman, menaced by green kryptonite

Make Your Summer Count! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

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. "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 / comic story / 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

["Another Star Collection of Batman and Robin's Bizarre Action Roles"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Characters:
Batman; Robin
Synopsis:
Promo for Batman #193 (80 Page Giant #32)

The Jerry Lewis Gallery of Art Messterpieces No. 2: Blue Boy (Table of Contents)

Jerry Lewis / 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

["Speedier Than the Gold Rush!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Silver; Flip; Jangle; Pack Rat
Synopsis:
Promo for Showcase #69 (The Maniaks)
Keywords:
rock band; teen

Indexer Notes

Thumbnail of cover

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

Superman / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Characters:
Superman (cameo)
Synopsis:
Ad, with discount coupons, for Palisades Amusement Park

["For the Most in Laughs"] (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Mike Esposito; Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Plastic Man; Assassin; Merryman; Dumb Bunny; Awkwardman; White Feather; The Blimp; Darwin of the Apes
Synopsis:
Promo for Plastic Man #2 and The Inferior Five #3

Indexer Notes

Thumbnails of both covers

["Gold Crown"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Gold Crown medieval fighting game from Helen of Toy, Co.

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

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
Ben Rebhuhn; John Sill; Felipe Mendezo
Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for American Body Building Club

"Boys, men, build, develop mighty muscles" (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Mighty Muscles

["How to do strong man tricks... wihout strength!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad, with order coupon, for Strong Man

[Destination Moon] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photograph)
Inks:
? (photograph)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Ad for Apollo space program model kit from Revell
Keywords:
model; Moon; space
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Jerry Lewis
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
  3. 2. Jerry the Astronut
    Jerry Lewis
  4. 3. ["Build Your Own Chamber of Chills"]
  5. 4. ["Rev Up Your Hondas!"]
    Teen Titans
  6. 5. A Letter from Jerry
    Jerry Lewis
  7. 6. Direct Currents
    Superman
  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. The Jerry Lewis Gallery of Art Messterpieces No. 2: Blue Boy
    Jerry Lewis
  12. 11. ["Speedier Than the Gold Rush!"]
    The Maniaks
  13. 12. ["Be my guest at America's greatest amusement park"]
    Superman
  14. 13. ["For the Most in Laughs"]
    Plastic Man; Inferior Five
  15. 14. ["Gold Crown"]
  16. 15. ["Let me show you too, how to make yourself astronaut tough."]
  17. 16. "Boys, men, build, develop mighty muscles"
  18. 17. ["How to do strong man tricks... wihout strength!"]
  19. 18. [Destination Moon]
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