(May 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)
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 Human Target! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Binky Says: "Welcome Amigo!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Man with the Magic Ears! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Pioneering engineer Alfred Jarvis builds a machine with which he can hear the sounds plants make. Their cries, their sobs, their dying sighs. He goes on a rampage to stop people from cutting flowers, but is suspected to be a madman.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

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

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["I'm afraid of wild animals in these woods..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Written in the Sands! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Ship from the Past! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A “spectral ship” pursues a modern freighter. It’s all a ruse, though, for a wanted criminal uses this set-up to flee the country.

Superman on Television! Is Super-TV (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

Can You Explain It? (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

The Dress of Doom! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Papp
Inks:
George Papp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The bride is wearing a supposedly cursed wedding dress.

["A turtle closes its eyes from the bottom!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Amazing but True! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Dance of Death (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Marlowe
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Hmm-- I did it! Ten years of hard work!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

The Human Target! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A knife-thrower’s unrequited love for his assistent ends in jealousy and death.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story. First-person narrative.

["Millions of readers know..."] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Human Target!
  2. 1. Binky Says: "Welcome Amigo!"
    Binky
  3. 2. The Man with the Magic Ears!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  5. 4. ["I'm afraid of wild animals in these woods..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. Written in the Sands!
  8. 7. The Ship from the Past!
  9. 8. Superman on Television! Is Super-TV
    The Adventures of Superman
  10. 9. Can You Explain It?
  11. 10. The Dress of Doom!
  12. 11. ["A turtle closes its eyes from the bottom!"]
    Amazing but True!
  13. 12. Dance of Death
  14. 13. ["Hmm-- I did it! Ten years of hard work!"]
    Professor Eureka
  15. 14. The Human Target!
  16. 15. ["Millions of readers know..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
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