(March 1954)

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); 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

The Bewitched Beauty! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
horror-suspense

On the Beam! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Kill the Black Cat (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A carpenter who kills a fortune teller and his black cat, Satan is being haunted by visions of attacking cats. As he flees into the state forest, he falls victiom to a wild living panther.

["Egypt sure is an interesting country..."] (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 Freak Show of Doom! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A gruesome character naming himself “Death” joins a freak show and causes sheer terror. The owner and his other attractions plan to “kill” death.

The Walking Stick! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man who murdered his uncle believes that his uncle's spirit has returned when he hears the sound of his walking stick.
Reprints:

The Flaming Treasure (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A gang of ruthless oil drillers invades an Indian burial ground. The clever American natives, however, scare them away by telling a horrible yarn about the prospectors who came before them.

Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!" (Table of Contents: 8)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen

The Animal Men (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Mabely
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

The Bewitched Beauty! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Whitey Reed; Molly Reed; Myra
Synopsis:
Myra makes a deal with a witch to win a beauty contest.
Reprints:
Keywords:
beauty contest; witch

Indexer Notes

Cover story. First-person narrative.

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

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

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

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

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Bewitched Beauty!
  2. 1. On the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. Kill the Black Cat
  4. 3. ["Egypt sure is an interesting country..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  5. 4. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. 5. The Freak Show of Doom!
  7. 6. The Walking Stick!
  8. 7. The Flaming Treasure
  9. 8. Buzzy Says "Start the Day Off Right!"
    Buzzy
  10. 9. The Animal Men
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Hopalong Cassidy
  12. 11. The Bewitched Beauty!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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