(April-May 1956)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1956-02-12
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Gorilla Who Saved the World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Reprints

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

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

The Magic Hats of M'sieu La Farge (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
M'sieu La Farge's hats have the ability to change men's lives by giving them the personality of the first owners.
Reprints

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre
humor; advocacy; teen

The Fastest Man Alive (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
Adam Jessup and Clyde Baird compete to be the faster throughout their lives.
Reprints

The One and Only Superman (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

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

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
Can I see you, sir?
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Record of Doom (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
drama
Synopsis
Jack Marshall creates a sensation with the new single, "Blue Monday."
Reprints

Some Famous "Haunted" Houses (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan (credited)
Pencils
Raymond Perry
Inks
Raymond Perry
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Gorilla Who Saved the World (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Professor Jonas Star pretends to swap his mind with his gorilla's to avoid being kidnapped by aliens.
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) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Lucky Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Gorilla Who Saved the World!
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Magic Hats of M'sieu La Farge
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  5. 4. Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!"
    Binky
  6. 5. The Fastest Man Alive
  7. 6. The One and Only Superman
    Superman
  8. 7. ["Can I see you, sir?"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  9. 8. The Record of Doom
  10. 9. Some Famous "Haunted" Houses
  11. 10. The Gorilla Who Saved the World
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stuart Greetings, Inc.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Lucky Products
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Gene Reed
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner