(May 1956)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1956-02-28
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); Jack Schiff (actual)
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 Amazing Swami! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
crime; science fiction
Reprints

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

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

I Rode Man o' Mars (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Prentice
Inks
John Prentice
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A Martian takes over the mind of a horse.

Follow This Track (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Showcase; Kings of the Wild / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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
It's a wonderful day for a drive in the country!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic
Synopsis
Moolah predicts a nice drive in the country.
Reprints

The Song That Haunted (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
A man takes revenge on Broadway composers using a color organ.

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

Shorty / comic story / 0.67 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
Good-bye!" "Good luck!
Genre
humor
Characters
Shorty
Synopsis
Shorty's friend packs a picnic lunch to eat on their space mission.
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books! (Table of Contents: 8)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
Superman introduces a group of boys and girls to the public library.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Though we briefly credited Wayne Boring with the Superman figures, due to an error report from Keith Chandler, the consensus of the members of the GCD Main list was that Mortimer was swiping or imitating Boring.

I Was the Man in the Iron Mask (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A scientist is forced to wear an iron mask after an accident gives him deadly radioactive vision.
Reprints

Marauders from Mars (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
An account of the famous Orson Welles radio broadcast of the "War of the Worlds"

[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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I found it! This city has been buried for over 5000 years
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka
Synopsis
Professor Eureka's assistant tries to find money in Archaeology.
Reprints

The Amazing Swami (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
A newspaper reporter investigates a phoney swami and a million dollar robbery.
Reprints

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

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

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

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

Davy to the Rescue! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Amazing Swami!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. I Rode Man o' Mars
  4. 3. Follow This Track
    Showcase; Kings of the Wild
  5. 4. ["It's a wonderful day for a drive in the country!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. The Song That Haunted
  7. 6. ["Good-bye!" "Good luck!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Get Your Ticket to the Treasury of Books!
    Superman
  10. 9. I Was the Man in the Iron Mask
  11. 10. Marauders from Mars
  12. 11. ["I found it! This city has been buried for over 5000 years"]
    Professor Eureka
  13. 12. The Amazing Swami
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  16. 15. Davy to the Rescue!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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