(November 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-09-01
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 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.

[no title indexed] (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)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How is that nerve tonic you were working on, Professor?
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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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