(February 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

The Man Who Haunted a Ghost! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense

Indexer Notes

Cover taken from splash of last story, with alterations.

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

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

The Fatal Superstition (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Wearing polka-dot kerchiefs around your neck will bring you bad luck. One business partner kills the other, framing this made-up superstition jinx for it.
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["We will now study modern science, class!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Bebe / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Golden Man! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Ray James thinks his neighbor Meeker has constructed a machine that turns metal into gold overnight. James murders the old inventor in his sleep – only to find out that the machine never worked.

Curse of the Blankenships (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit based on evaluation by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

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

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

Ghostly Miners (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Morris Waldinger
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit based on evaluation by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

The Island of No Return! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Adventurer Bart Madden leaves a trail of bodies to get his hands on a sunken pirate treasure. Too bad the island natives don’t take friendly to his actions.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

The Phantom Photographs (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller] (credited)
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Binky's Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!" (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy

The Man Who Haunted a Ghost! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Scotch millionaire McNally gets murdered. His best friend Duncan frames the former’s cousin by making the ghost of the castle appear as a witness. It is all a trick to hide Duncan's own guilt.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story. First-person narrative.

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

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Fashion Frocks, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Man Who Haunted a Ghost!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    My Greatest Adventure
  3. 2. The Fatal Superstition
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["We will now study modern science, class!"]
    Bebe
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. The Golden Man!
  8. 7. Curse of the Blankenships
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Smith Brothers Cough Drops
  10. 9. Ghostly Miners
  11. 10. The Island of No Return!
  12. 11. The Phantom Photographs
  13. 12. Binky's Special Christmas Quiz "Christmas in Many Lands!"
    Binky
  14. 13. The Man Who Haunted a Ghost!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Fashion Frocks, Inc.
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  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gene Reed
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
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