(September 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-06-30
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 Statue That Was Tried for Murder! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Buzzy Says: "Work Can Be Fun!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Win Mortimer
Inks
Win Mortimer
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Demon Gun! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
Jim Folson; John Ellis; Tiwa
Synopsis
Jim Folson believes that big game hunter John Ellis has a magical gun that never misses.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Second-person narrative.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mysterious Photo (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Phantom of the Sea! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A scheming gangster falls victim to a killer wave.

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Quick Quiz / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Is a shooting star a star?
Genre
non-fiction

The Terrible Tree-Man of Tanganyika! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ralph Mayo
Inks
Ralph Mayo
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

I Was Born to Kill! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 5 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
A man donates blood which makes the recipients violent. Behind all that, however, is a fake doctor who wanted revenge on the people he transferred the now contaminated blood to.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

The Mystery of Katie King (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Mabely
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Statue That Was Tried for Murder! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
In 17th century China a murderer’s weapon is executed, not the murderer! A man slays his rival with a statue, the statue stands trial. is sentenced and beheaded. The killer rejoices, but is being haunted by a statue looking like his victim.

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

Three Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Colonial Studios, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

How Chuck's Fineline Pen Got Him in the Movies! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Fineline / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Statue That Was Tried for Murder!
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Work Can Be Fun!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Demon Gun!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Mysterious Photo
  6. 5. The Phantom of the Sea!
  7. 6. Editorial Advisory Board
  8. 7. ["There's nothing I like better than a parade!"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  9. 8. ["Is a shooting star a star?"]
    Quick Quiz
  10. 9. The Terrible Tree-Man of Tanganyika!
  11. 10. I Was Born to Kill!
  12. 11. The Mystery of Katie King
  13. 12. ["Here he is..."]
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  14. 13. The Statue That Was Tried for Murder!
  15. 14. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Colonial Studios, Inc.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  18. 17. How Chuck's Fineline Pen Got Him in the Movies!
    Fineline
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