(June 1953)

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 (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

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)

["I'm scared! This really is a tough neighborhood!"] (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)

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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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