(October 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1955-08-02
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)
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 Imp on the Flying Trapeeze! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

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

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

The Man Who Could Read Minds (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
A mind-reader blackmails several men because he knows all their secrets.

Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Strange, I see nothing in the crystal ball!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Synopsis
Shorty goes to a fortune teller who can't tell his fortune.
Reprints

The Midget Maker (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
A criminal "professor" hides criminals after a hold-up by shrinking them, but one of the criminals is actually an under-cover cop.

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hmm, let's see -- I'll just add a bit more --
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka
Synopsis
Professor Eureka tries to make coffee.
Reprints

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Buzzy Says: "What Are You Getting Out of School?" (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen

Indexer Notes

Credits from other indexes of this PSA in the GCD.

The Master of the Stars (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
An efficency expert changes the way businesses do business to save them money, and to make them easier to rob, then dresses as a phoney fortune-teller, Centauri, to guide robbers.

The Mysterious Gypsy Cards (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller]
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Facts about Tarot cards.

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The crystal ball says sunny and warm today...
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic
Synopsis
Moolah's crystal ball and the newspaper don't agree on what the weather is going to be.
Reprints

The Imp on the Flying Trapeze (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Marko, a trapeeze artist who lost his nerve, helps a tree and gains the friendship of a wood elf.
Reprints

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

Artistic Card Co., Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Schwinn American / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Imp on the Flying Trapeeze!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Man Who Could Read Minds
  4. 3. Davy Crockett and Daniel Boone
  5. 4. ["Strange, I see nothing in the crystal ball!"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. The Midget Maker
  7. 6. ["Hmm, let's see -- I'll just add a bit more --"]
    Professor Eureka
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  9. 8. Buzzy Says: "What Are You Getting Out of School?"
    Buzzy
  10. 9. The Master of the Stars
  11. 10. The Mysterious Gypsy Cards
  12. 11. ["The crystal ball says sunny and warm today..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  13. 12. The Imp on the Flying Trapeze
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Artistic Card Co., Inc.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Schwinn American
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