(January 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1953-11-04
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 Ghost of Devil Mountain! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Home, Sweet Home! (Table of Contents: 1)

Leave It to Binky / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Mayer
Inks
Sheldon Mayer ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
humor; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Art credits from Bob Hughes, Gene Reed, Merlin Haas, Edgar Loftin, and Allen Ross. Loftin and Ross question Mayer inks credit. Bob Bailey argues Bob Oksner base with Mayer heads.

The Phantom's Return! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
drama; crime
Synopsis
Special effects engineer Raymond Danner is supposed to die at the hands of a rival. But Danner uses some of his tricks to play dead and find his rival guilty.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

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

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Second Life of General Marcellus! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Newspaper reporter Mark Ransom is convinced to be the reincarnation of Roman general Marcellus. Traveling to Italy he discovers the place where Marcellus died. Ransom is killed by the falling statue of his ancient rival.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

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

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

The Painter of Doom! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McArdle
Inks
Jim McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Art painter Jack Simmons predicts death in his pictures.

The Isle of the Ageless! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A millionaire is going to be robbed of his money. His secretary stages a hustle involving a treasure map, a fountain of youth, a hidden island plus natives let in on the plot, special make-up effects and false diamonds.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

Three Smashing Adventures (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

Secret of the Zombies (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Gary Watson.

The Haunted Bed! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A phantom ghost occupies a bed in a Brooklyn boarding house.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Ghost of Devil Mountain! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Two mountaineers try to climb the haunted Mount Taroo. One of them goes insane.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Electric Baseball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Ghost of Devil Mountain!
  2. 1. Home, Sweet Home!
    Leave It to Binky
  3. 2. The Phantom's Return!
  4. 3. ["Watch your step here, Butch..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. The Second Life of General Marcellus!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  8. 7. The Painter of Doom!
  9. 8. The Isle of the Ageless!
  10. 9. Three Smashing Adventures
    Batman
  11. 10. Secret of the Zombies
  12. 11. The Haunted Bed!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  14. 13. The Ghost of Devil Mountain!
  15. 14. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Electric Baseball
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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