(March 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-01-04
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.


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.

[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 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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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