(January 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1952-11-10
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
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Wishes of Doom (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan ?
Inks
George Klein ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
horror-suspense

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Master Art Helper Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Wishes of Doom! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
The idol head of Shandu travels from hand to hand, granting the owners one wish. Every wish comes true, but with a curse attached. The only wish without a catch is one for the benefit of mankind.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!" (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy Brown
Synopsis
Tom is tearing down the campaign posters of the candidate his father opposes, until Buzzy shows him that his father is much more fair-minded.

The Brush That Could Haunt Men's Souls (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A magic painter's brush travels from hand to hand, exposing bad people and helping the good ones.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Superboy Discovers a New Kind of Junior Sport! (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
advocacy; superhero

The Weirdest Museum in the World (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Eli Thornton runs the town's "Animal Theater" with exhibits of wildlife. Mr. Redgrave and Mr. Kirkson threaten to ruin him if he's not able to pay his debts. Thornton upgrades his theater with a wild cat and a genuine werewolf. The werewolf, however, is newspaper reporter Ed Baker. He was killed by Kirkson and Redgrave and framed as a werewolf, because he was about to expose them as frauds.

Voice from the Grave (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller]
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Controversy about Harry Houdini's last message.

The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama
Characters
Dick Mayhew; Mr. Coombs (Movie Director); Lola Lamour
Synopsis
When actor Dick Mayhew begins to play the part of a famous escape artist for a film did the ghost of the escape artist help him with the stunts?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identified by Martin O'Hearn in Apa-I.

Superman Is on Television! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Superman / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

The Electric Game Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Wishes of Doom
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Master Art Helper Company
  3. 2. The Wishes of Doom!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  6. 5. Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!"
    Buzzy
  7. 6. The Brush That Could Haunt Men's Souls
  8. 7. ["If you make this jump..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. Superboy Discovers a New Kind of Junior Sport!
    Superboy
  11. 10. The Weirdest Museum in the World
  12. 11. Voice from the Grave
  13. 12. The Magician Who Haunted Hollywood
  14. 13. Superman Is on Television!
    The Adventures of Superman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    The Electric Game Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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