(August 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1955-05-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Jack Schiff (actual)
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.


Dinosaur Island! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Reprints

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

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

The Impossible Tricks! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Leonard Starr
Inks
Leonard Starr
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Two journalists work to expose a stage magician's tricks, but one of them is secretly working with the fraud to undermine the investigation.

This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The House That Couldn't Be Destroyed (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Sherman
Inks
Howard Sherman
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A wrecking crew is unable to demolish a house until the last descendant of its ancestral family dies.

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

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ah, come right in.
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic
Synopsis
Moolah's powers of prognostication don't work very well.
Reprints

Greeting Cards of Destiny (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Several people receive antique greeting cards which seem to successfully foretell coming disasters.
Reprints

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Professor, I want you to go to Egypt...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka
Synopsis
The professor investigates the tomb of King Tut-Anka.

Strangest Rainfalls in History (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller (credited)
Pencils
? (illustration)
Inks
? (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

Binky Says: "Never Underestimate a New Idea!" (Table of Contents: 9)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy
Synopsis
Binky advises Allergy not to give up on thinking of a new idea to win the soap box derby by reminding him of famous inventors who persevered in their plans.

Indexer Notes

Published "in cooperation with leading national social welfare and youth-serving organizations."

Dinosaur Island (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Dr. Wallace exposes two living dinosaurs as a hoax perpetrated by a lazy researcher.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Stuart Greetings, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Dinosaur Island!
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Impossible Tricks!
  4. 3. This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee...
  5. 4. The House That Couldn't Be Destroyed
  6. 5. ["Ah, come right in."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. Greeting Cards of Destiny
  8. 7. ["Professor, I want you to go to Egypt..."]
    Professor Eureka
  9. 8. Strangest Rainfalls in History
  10. 9. Binky Says: "Never Underestimate a New Idea!"
    Binky
  11. 10. Dinosaur Island
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
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