(October 1955)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

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)

["Strange, I see nothing in the crystal ball!"] (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

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.

["Hmm, let's see -- I'll just add a bit more --"] (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 ?

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.

["The crystal ball says sunny and warm today..."] (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 ?

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)

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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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