(January 1955)

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

Doom Enters a Beauty Contest! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Hundred-Year Duel! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
American native Charlie Whitehorse of Sioux descent feels compelled to battle a Crow warrior – as their forefathers decreed a hundred years ago. Their duel to the death in a nightly baseball stadium ends with the burying of the war-axe.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superboy Says: "Know Your Country!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

The Man Who Became a Fish (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Dr. Clay claims to be able to transform any living matter back into a primordial fish-like state. Two cops come searching his house for escaped convict Bolton. They are made to believe that Bolton swims around as a fish now in Clay’s big aquarium tank.

Man or Wolf? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Reprints:

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

Smith Brothers Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["You, in the back of the room..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Sorcery from the Skies! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
In a reconstructed New England fishing village strange things are happening. Wagons, boats and statues begin to stir like being moved by magic. Behind all this is a clever newspaperman cashing in on the phenomenon. The town sheriff, however, can call the bluff.
Reprints:

Madame's Museum of Mystery (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as John Marston]
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Characters:
Madame Tussaud

Indexer Notes

These text stories writing credits keep changing their first names.
"John" or "Jack" Marston. "Joe" or "Jack" Mabely. Behind all of those is Jack Miller.

["Look - There's Ruffy!"] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

["A lion! Run, Shorty!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

Doom Enters a Beauty Contest! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Beautiful, orphaned Amy Leaf comes under custody of her uncle. He forces her to dress as plainly as possible and hide her beauty. Uncle tells her gruesome family history tales and manipulates the world around Amy to play dead when she passes in make-up.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story. First-person narrative.

Now More Than Ever- (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Howdy Doody Color Television Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doom Enters a Beauty Contest!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Hundred-Year Duel!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Superboy Says: "Know Your Country!"
    Superboy
  6. 5. The Man Who Became a Fish
  7. 6. Man or Wolf?
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  9. 8. ["You, in the back of the room..."]
    Professor Eureka
  10. 9. Sorcery from the Skies!
  11. 10. Madame's Museum of Mystery
  12. 11. ["Look - There's Ruffy!"]
    Adventures of the Dubble Bubble Kids
  13. 12. ["A lion! Run, Shorty!"]
    Shorty
  14. 13. Doom Enters a Beauty Contest!
  15. 14. Now More Than Ever-
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Howdy Doody Color Television Set
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Goliath Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Gregory Fischer
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