(July 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 Killed His Shadow! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
horror-suspense

Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!" (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Dead Men Tell No Tales! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Leonard Starr
Inks:
Shelly Moldoff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery
Synopsis:
A crooked businessman tries to fool his partner by arranging for his brother's kidnapping.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative. "No" is X-ed through in the title.

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

Schwinn Traveler / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["It's stopped snowing at last!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Fleer; Dubble Bubble / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Haunted Airfield (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A take-off spot on an air field is supposed to be haunted.
Reprints:

Lady Luck Wore Black! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (Unk A)
Inks:
? (Unk A)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
spy
Synopsis:
A gambler in Monaco meets a mysterious "Lady Luck" who lets him win all the time. It is, however, a set-up for international spies smuggling microfilms.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Victory by Reflection (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Major Mars; Popsicle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Man Who Killed His Shadow (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5.75 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
After having murdered the private detective Maxon, the gangster Nesbitt is followed by Maxon's bodiless shadow. He can't shake the crime re-enacting shadow of his victim and drives his car into a tree.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

The Language of Magic (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about witchcraft, spells and incantations.

Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

His Name on a Bullet! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks:
Bill Ely (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
drama
Synopsis:
Police detective lieutenant Hodges overcomes his superstitions. Having been shot, Hodges was convinced to be doomed, but pulls through in the hospital.

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

Giant Beach Ball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Thom McAn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Killed His Shadow!
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!"
  3. 2. Dead Men Tell No Tales!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn Traveler
  5. 4. ["It's stopped snowing at last!"]
    Fleer; Dubble Bubble
  6. 5. The Haunted Airfield
  7. 6. Lady Luck Wore Black!
  8. 7. Editorial Advisory Board
  9. 8. Victory by Reflection
    Major Mars; Popsicle
  10. 9. The Line of Stars
  11. 10. The Man Who Killed His Shadow
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  13. 12. The Language of Magic
  14. 13. Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire
    A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  15. 14. His Name on a Bullet!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Giant Beach Ball
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Thom McAn
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