(October 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1954-08-02
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

Indexed with help from Mark Shawaluk. On-sale date from copyright registration.


I Was a Sorcerer's Apprentice! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Incredible Illusions! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
An inventor of household appliances is being tricked by his business partner. With the help of magnets he creates the illusion that the machines are attacking its creator.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Buzzy Has the Answer to "School Blues!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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 Uncanny Creature of Carl Griffin! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
By twisting the words “Great Scott!” into “Sceat Grott!”, Carl Griffin wins command over a demon-like creature. The creature does his every bidding and kills his rival, Frank Carter, for him. The blame falls on Griffin, though, who fails to call his demon to help – because he forgets the magic words all of a sudden.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

Sounds in the Night! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Dark Horseman! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Touch of Doom (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Joe Mabely]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

I Was a Sorcerer's Apprentice! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Tourists enter a castle and find the diary of a sorcerer. Flashback to the middle ages and the tale of a young man learning the ropes from his master. One day, though, he wants to quit, but the master won’t let him. The man’s wife advises her husband to use his magic power to overcome his master.

Indexer Notes

Cover story. First-person narrative.

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

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

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

Motor's Auto Repair Manual / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Cracker Jack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was a Sorcerer's Apprentice!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The Incredible Illusions!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Buzzy Has the Answer to "School Blues!"
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The Uncanny Creature of Carl Griffin!
  7. 6. ["Look - There's Ruffy!"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  8. 7. Editorial Advisory Board
  9. 8. Sounds in the Night!
  10. 9. The Dark Horseman!
  11. 10. Touch of Doom
  12. 11. ["Here he is- the one and only Jimmy Olsen..."]
    Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. I Was a Sorcerer's Apprentice!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Motor's Auto Repair Manual
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Cracker Jack
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