(December 1954)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1954-10-03
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 Giant out of Nowhere! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Draw Me! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mr. Misfortune! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
A business scam is exposed to take over share-holder value.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now More Than Ever (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Girl from the Looking Glass! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Characters
John Howard; Mary Prior Howard; William Shakespeare (cameo)
Synopsis
A mystical brandy allows a man to look into a mirror and see the past. Stepping through it, he finds himself in 1602 London, seeing Shakespeare perform and attempting to help a woman in distress escape through time to his era.
Keywords
brandy; mirror

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

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

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

Movie Mirth / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Hy Mankin
Pencils
Hy Mankin
Inks
Hy Mankin
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This new movie, 'Superstition' we're showing...
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Hand of Clay! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

The Tall Tale That Came True! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks
Bill Ely (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A gangster surprises another gangster who thought the first one dead.

Mystery of the Mirages (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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
We're the first to find this tomb, Professor Twiddle!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Giant out of Nowhere! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Scientist Ray Stevens researches a mass hysteria phenomenon: dozens of people all hallucinated about a giant roaming through the city. All of these people were cured by “Handar the Hindu”, a mysterious healer. Stevens can’t expose Handar as a fraud, but discovers an even greater conspiracy.

Indexer Notes

Cover story. First-person narrative.

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

Electric Baseball / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Giant out of Nowhere!
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Mr. Misfortune!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Now More Than Ever
  6. 5. The Girl from the Looking Glass!
  7. 6. ["Here is the trick which has amazed visitors..."]
    The Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  8. 7. ["This new movie, 'Superstition' we're showing..."]
    Movie Mirth
  9. 8. The Hand of Clay!
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. The Tall Tale That Came True!
  12. 11. Mystery of the Mirages
  13. 12. ["We're the first to find this tomb, Professor Twiddle!"]
    Professor Eureka
  14. 13. The Giant out of Nowhere!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Electric Baseball
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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