(November 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 Pied Piper of the Sea! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Characters:
The Pied Piper

Buzzy Finds "The Key to Success!" (Table of Contents: 1)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy; Wolfie

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Magic Gloves (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A pair of magic gloves prevents its wearer from any harm. A gang robs a safe, using the gloves as protection against the cops’ bullets.
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Concerto from the Dead! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

The Invisible Man! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
A herbal potion stolen from the Peruvian temple of Cibola bestows the gift of invisibility. Two gangsters use it to rob a bank. One, however, spills the back-to-visibility potion over the loot and is caught, while his partner is now doomed to be invisible for the rest of his life.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

["That artist asked Tim to pose for him..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The 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)

["How is that nerve tonic you were working on, Professor?"] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Diary of a Nightmare (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Joe Dillon lets an evil doctor operate on him, but wakes up a disfigured person with superhuman strength.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

Dreams That Hit the Jackpot (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Marston
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Now More Than Ever (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Pied Piper of the Sea! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Captain Barney joins the hunt for the “sea piper”, a flute-playing phantom who lures ships to their doom on moonlit nights. Barney uncovers the phantom as a hoax, making clever us of sea drifts and abysmal music.

Indexer Notes

Cover story. First-person narrative.

Script credit from Otto Binder's 1963/1964 listing of his DC credits.

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

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

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

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

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

Baby Ruth / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Pied Piper of the Sea!
  2. 1. Buzzy Finds "The Key to Success!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Magic Gloves
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Concerto from the Dead!
  6. 5. The Invisible Man!
  7. 6. ["That artist asked Tim to pose for him..."]
    The Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  8. 7. Editorial Advisory Board
  9. 8. ["How is that nerve tonic you were working on, Professor?"]
    Professor Eureka
  10. 9. The Diary of a Nightmare
  11. 10. Dreams That Hit the Jackpot
  12. 11. Now More Than Ever
  13. 12. The Pied Piper of the Sea!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Baby Ruth
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