(August 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

I Was A Witch! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Man With The Strangler Hands! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
John Croydon commits a series of robberies and murders. When caught by the police he tells a fantastic tale: His hands are those of a gangster who died in a jungle plane crash. A witch doctor transplanted them to Croydon, thus condemning him to a life of crime. The police prove him wrong.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

The Caravan of Miracles! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
Peter Farrell has traveled the world and stole all the secrets behind miracles like the Indian rope trick and such. Putting them together for an US-American road show he is haunted by mystics. Farrell, however, is only hallucinating.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Double Bubble; Fleer; Pud / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Double Mourning! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
An Illinois girl possesses the memories of a dead child.

The Man Who Was Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Fred Jones; Helen Jones; Ted Jones
Synopsis:
Fred Jones believes that his touch causes death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.
Previous indexer suggested Sy Barry ? for inks.

A Piece of Rope! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
While rummaging through the house of a deceased man, reporter George Hackett finds a treasure. And commits a crime trying to get his hands on it.
Reprints:

Dead or Alive? (Table of Contents)

Robert Louis Stevenson / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Account of an out of body experience writer Robert Louis Stevenson had in 1892.

She Wrote What Ghosts Dictated (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack E. Miller
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Life story of Madame Blavatsky.

I Was A Witch! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Leslie Cantwell visits her brother Roy in the country. The failed painter plans to drive her to suicide to inherit the family money. Husband Bruce, however, can foil the evil plot.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. I Was A Witch!
  2. 1. The Man With The Strangler Hands!
  3. 2. The Caravan of Miracles!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Double Bubble; Fleer; Pud
  5. 4. Double Mourning!
  6. 5. The Man Who Was Death!
  7. 6. A Piece of Rope!
  8. 7. Dead or Alive?
    Robert Louis Stevenson
  9. 8. She Wrote What Ghosts Dictated
  10. 9. I Was A Witch!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
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