(July-August 1952)

DC, 1952 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz (probably)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Nightmare Island / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Nightmare Island! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Test pilot Larry Mangrum pushes his plane through the speed barrier at 1500 miles-per-hour. He crashlands in another dimension. An island populated by giant frog beings, where he meets two other missing pilots.

Vengeance of the Invisible Men! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Robert Marley comes into possession of magic glasses, which make him see the invisible "Trogs". The trogs are causing deadly accidents all over the country and try to wipe out the human race. Temporarily looking like a trog, Marley can destroy the invisibility ray and saves mankind.

The Vampire Myth (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The legend of vampires.

Horror in the Lake! (Table of Contents)

Johnny Peril / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia (signed)
Inks:
Sy Barry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Johnny Peril
Synopsis:
Johnny Peril has to fight a horde of evil and weird caterpillar monsters. He can outrun and finally outfox them by using explosives he finds in a shack.
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Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Beware the Black Cat! (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Account of superstitions about black cats.
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Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Mort Drucker for script, letters, pencils and inks.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Nightmare Island
  2. 1. Nightmare Island!
  3. 2. Vengeance of the Invisible Men!
  4. 3. The Vampire Myth
  5. 4. Horror in the Lake!
    Johnny Peril
  6. 5. Beware the Black Cat!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed