(February-March 1956)

DC, 1956 Series
| Next Issue >
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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 Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Cartoon That Came to Life! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (letters and logo design)

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

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

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

The "Out-of-the-World Club" (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice [as J. P.] (signed)
Inks:
John Prentice [as J. P.] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Ross Rand discovers that the musicians at the new jazz club really are "out of this world."
Reprints:

["Ah - The crystal ball tells me today will be a bad day for you!"] (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

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

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

["These pyramids will give me lots of information..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

The Dream Lamp (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Cyrus Perkins experiences his adventures through the help of a "dream lamp."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Previously credited to John Prentice in error, as pointed out by Ger Apeldoorn via the GCD Error Tracker.
Showcase Presents: Tales of the Unexpected Volume 1 credits pencils to John Prentice.

Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?" (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy

["And it gives me great pleasure to introduce Moolah the Mystic..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre:
humor

The Secret of Cell Sixteen (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; historical
Synopsis:
Charles Duval searches for the one way out of his cell.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Showcase Presents: Tales of the Unexpected Volume 1 credits script to Jack Miller.

Exposing Famous Ghost Stories (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Cartoon That Came to Life (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Don Doyle; Editor Barton
Synopsis:
An alien creature uses cartoonist Don Doyle and his comic strip to prepare an invasion of Earth.
Reprints:

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Cartoon That Came to Life!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. The "Out-of-the-World Club"
  4. 3. ["Ah - The crystal ball tells me today will be a bad day for you!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  6. 5. ["These pyramids will give me lots of information..."]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. The Dream Lamp
  8. 7. Buzzy Asks: "Do You Know How to Be a Good Baby-Sitter?"
    Buzzy
  9. 8. ["And it gives me great pleasure to introduce Moolah the Mystic..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  10. 9. The Secret of Cell Sixteen
  11. 10. Exposing Famous Ghost Stories
  12. 11. The Cartoon That Came to Life
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Matthew Head
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner