(November 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-09-07
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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.


Mr. Mortem! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
horror-suspense

United Nations Day - October 24th (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Beast of Bristol (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney (signed)
Inks
Jim Mooney (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Alex Kent; Elliot Smathers; Meeker
Synopsis
English horror actor Elliot Smathers fears to lose his mind. Is he really going on nightly killing sprees in his sleep? Or is it a scheme of his agent to drive him insane?
Reprints

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

Schwinn / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Strange Dream! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
In France, judge Berard dreams of a man's murder.

Mr. Mortem! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Vera; Drew Wilson; Conrad Wilson; Mr. Mortem; Biff Saunders
Synopsis
When Drew Wilson sees a strange man at his uncle's funeral, and again at the death of a boxer he realizes that Death itself has been stalking him.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[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)

Red Car of Death (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Archduke Francis Ferdinand was killed in a red touring car in Sarajevo in 1914. Many other people found their untimely deaths while owning that car.

The Lamp That Changed People! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Jennie Doldrum; Casper Doldrum; Cleopatra; Caesar; Ann Boleyn
Synopsis
Jennie discovers that the junk lamp that her husband brought home is really a magic lamp that can make her the richest woman in the world.
Reprints

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

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Prince of Prophets (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The visions and prophecies of Nostradamus.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Our Army at War / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Hex on My House! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
The madwoman Eliza Jason goes around putting hexes on people. Her husband Joad collects money to make the curses go away. Finally district attorney Clark starts investigating and exposes the Jasons for extortion. Now he feels a hex on him.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mr. Mortem!
  2. 1. United Nations Day - October 24th
  3. 2. The Beast of Bristol
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn
  5. 4. Strange Dream!
  6. 5. Mr. Mortem!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  8. 7. ["Let's hurry..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  9. 8. Editorial Advisory Board
  10. 9. Red Car of Death
  11. 10. The Lamp That Changed People!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  13. 12. Prince of Prophets
  14. 13. ["From the M-1 firing marines of Iwo Jima..."]
    Our Army at War
  15. 14. The Hex on My House!
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
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