(May 1956)

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); 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

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

[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)

["It's a wonderful day for a drive in the country!"] (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

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.

["Good-bye!" "Good luck!"] (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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Synopsis:
Shorty's friend packs a picnic lunch to eat on their space mission.

[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"

["I found it! This city has been buried for over 5000 years"] (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

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.

[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)

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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.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
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