(January-February 1956)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1955-11-13
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) (editor); George Kashdan (story editor); Murray Boltinoff (art editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

I'm a Cop from Outer Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon ?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Moreira credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker and from Tristan Lapoussiére's index of the Big Boy reprint.

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

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

I Was a Prisoner on Island X (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
A naval security officer is captured by a gang of smugglers, but manages to turn the tables on them when they are all stranded on a deserted island.
Reprints
Keywords
atom bomb testing

Indexer Notes

The indexer of the Artima reprint credits Ruben Moreira with the pencils and inks.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys and Girls Make This A... Super Christmas! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Superman / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

I Discovered a "Million Dollar Mountain" (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Larry Gates works tirelessly to secure his claim on a valuable sulphur mine, but a saboteur may make him fail to meet his contractual obligations.
Reprints

The Best Present of All! (Table of Contents: 6)

Binky [DC] / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky Biggs; Allergy Biggs; Mr. Biggs
Synopsis
Allergy feels bad that he didn't buy fancy presents for his family but they remind him of all the other good things he did for everyone over the holidays.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1954 and later appears in those cover-dated January 1960.

The Mystery of the Bell Witch (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Inks
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Colors
? (illustration)
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

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

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Watch out!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

I Was a Cop from Outer Space (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Patrolman Joe Collins encounters an alien from Venus who uses his telepathic powers to merge their minds for a day, allowing Collins to crack three old, unsolved cases just before his retirement.
Reprints
Keywords
Venus

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Riding on top of this elephant should be a nice smooth ride!
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka

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

Dean Studios; Movyland Studios / 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. I'm a Cop from Outer Space!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. I Was a Prisoner on Island X
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Boys and Girls Make This A... Super Christmas!
    Superman
  6. 5. I Discovered a "Million Dollar Mountain"
  7. 6. The Best Present of All!
    Binky [DC]
  8. 7. The Mystery of the Bell Witch
  9. 8. ["Watch out!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Fearless Fosdick; Wildroot Cream Oil
  11. 10. I Was a Cop from Outer Space
  12. 11. ["Riding on top of this elephant should be a nice smooth ride!"]
    Professor Eureka
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Dean Studios; Movyland Studios
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
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