(June 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-04-08
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
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.


The Man Who Could Change People! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Murphy Anderson ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Now More Than Ever- (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Could Change People (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Professor Kley claims his ability to transform people into animals. He demonstrates so on a home stage. But a reporter and his fiancée investigate and discover a hoax.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

[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) /

Ball-Band / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Curse of the Golden Secret! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A chemist dabbles with the powers of ancient alchemy and creates gold. There's a curse attached, however, and Corbin loses everything in the process.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

Fast Footwork Foils Foreign Agent (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Phantom Pilot! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A pilot sees the ghost of a friend who's been killed just the other day.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Winged Demon! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ed Smalle
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime; detective-mystery
Synopsis
Ward Creed killed a man to steal his precious pearls, but is haunted by the victim’s pet albatross Sinbad. The big bird keeps attacking Creed until he collapses and confesses to murder.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

The Devil Rider (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller] (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Accounts of supernatural phenomena.

Indexer Notes

Text is accompanied by small illo.

Reflection of Death! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A sick person mustn't see himself in a mirror.

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

Necco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

"Last Mile" Martin (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks
Jerry Grandenetti
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
The murderer James Martin is pardoned because the electric chair is not functioning. Stepping outside he is killed accidentally by a ricocheting bullet.
Reprints

Peter Porkchops Learns "Carelessness Is No Joke!" (Table of Contents: 16)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Otto Feuer
Inks
Otto Feuer
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Could Change People!
  2. 1. Now More Than Ever-
    The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis
  3. 2. The Man Who Could Change People
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Ball-Band
  6. 5. ["I'm scared! This really is a tough neighborhood!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. The Curse of the Golden Secret!
  9. 8. Fast Footwork Foils Foreign Agent
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  10. 9. Phantom Pilot!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Baker's 4 in 1 Instant Cocoa Mix
  12. 11. The Winged Demon!
  13. 12. The Devil Rider
  14. 13. Reflection of Death!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Necco
  16. 15. "Last Mile" Martin
  17. 16. Peter Porkchops Learns "Carelessness Is No Joke!"
    Peter Porkchops
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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