(June 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

Fate Held Four Aces! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Binky Says: "Act Your Age!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
humor; advocacy; teen
Characters:
Binky

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Magic Mask of Murano! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
An allegedly magic mask prevents those who wear it from harm. When two thugs steal it and perform a bank robbery, the joke is on them.

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

Scripto / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Crew-less Ship! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Death's I.O.U. (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Two French noblemen duel themselves over a period of weeks. One manipulates the pistol of the other, but the plan backfires.

["Let's go see the lions and tigers now..."] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Death at the Controls (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["Is the space between the Earth and Sun full of light?"] (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Built a Crazy House! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Asa Hartley builds a loony-looking house to ruin the neighborhood, because the townsfolk drove off his father. The police chief, however, digs deeper and uncovers a crime committed years ago.

Three Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

America's Most Mysterious Man (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Hmm -- Quite an interesting discourse on fossils..."] (Table of Contents: 14)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

Fate Holds Four Aces! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Jane Howard, newspaperwoman, remembers her encounter with Joe Kerr, the gambler who was searching frantically for a special “joker” card. Kerr was killed in the process, a victim of his own greed.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story. First-person narrative.

["Step right up, folks..."] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Underseas Treasure (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Fate Held Four Aces!
  2. 1. Binky Says: "Act Your Age!"
    Binky
  3. 2. The Magic Mask of Murano!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Scripto
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. The Crew-less Ship!
  7. 6. Death's I.O.U.
  8. 7. ["Let's go see the lions and tigers now..."]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  9. 8. Death at the Controls
  10. 9. ["Is the space between the Earth and Sun full of light?"]
  11. 10. Editorial Advisory Board
  12. 11. The Man Who Built a Crazy House!
  13. 12. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  14. 13. America's Most Mysterious Man
  15. 14. ["Hmm -- Quite an interesting discourse on fossils..."]
    Professor Eureka
  16. 15. Fate Holds Four Aces!
  17. 16. ["Step right up, folks..."]
    Mutt & Jeff
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. Underseas Treasure
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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