(September 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
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

The Monster In Clay (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense

Rules of Water Safety! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Monster In Clay! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
The sculptor Dwight Courtney models a bust of a black sorcerer from the past. He seems to gain uncanny abilities: Whatever he makes is destroyed in real life. After the death of three of his colleagues, Courtney investigates the strange accidents.

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:
?

The Tell-Tale Hand! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Characters:
George Karyl; John Putnam; Detective Bruce
Synopsis:
George Karyl kills his client John Putnam and hides the body but the lines on his palm begin to form a hangman's noose.
Reprints:
Keywords:
palm reading

Mysterious Princess! (Table of Contents)

Princess Caraboo / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Account of a vagrant who called herself "Caraboo".

The Hidden Author! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
An Ouija board dictates poetry.

I Was A Ghost For Hire! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A medium and her aide stage elaborate seances and incorporate the dead very convincingly. The racket is brought down by frightening the ghost impersonators with a ghost impersonation.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Can Your Mind Be Read? (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David King
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Account about telepathy.

The Devil Was My Partner! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Arthur Drake gets addicted to casino gambling in Naples, Italy. He signs a pact with the devil and now wins every time he gambles. Satan, however, is an impostor and casino owner who steals Drake's identity to continue his life in the US.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Monster In Clay
  2. 1. Rules of Water Safety!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Monster In Clay!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Double Bubble; Fleer; Pud
  5. 4. The Tell-Tale Hand!
  6. 5. Mysterious Princess!
    Princess Caraboo
  7. 6. The Hidden Author!
  8. 7. I Was A Ghost For Hire!
  9. 8. Can Your Mind Be Read?
  10. 9. The Devil Was My Partner!
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
  • Jim Van Dore