(August 1956)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1956-06-05
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 House Where Dreams Come True! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Seven Steps to the Unknown (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Zara seems to psychically know who the next target of a madman will be, but there is a logic to the attacks and rational explanation. You just have to know what it is, as Zara did.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Day I Broke All Records (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
An athlete performs several amazing feats after he takes a mythological elixir, but he's not sure whether he actually performed the feats or, if he did, if the elixir was the reason.
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Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!" (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters
Peter Porkchops; Wolfie

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

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's a nice day out. Maybe I'll go fishing!
Genre
humor
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The Flowers of Sorcery (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Painter Anton poisons Maria's lovers. To get him to confess, the police make him believe he killed Maria, but that a sorcerer can bring her back to life.
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The Animal People (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
George Kashdan
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Professor Brainstorm / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Irwin Hasen
Pencils
Irwin Hasen
Inks
Irwin Hasen
Colors
?
Letters
Irwin Hasen

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is my greatest scientific invention -- A super-duper sound machine!
Genre
humor; science fiction
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Clocks of Doom! (Table of Contents: 10)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Superstitions about clocks.
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The House Where Dreams Came True (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
The dreams of the girls who live in Mrs. Moore's boarding house all have their dreams come true. All she asks in return is a lock of their hair to remember them by.
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Indexer Notes

Mis-labeled on cover as "The House Where Dreams Come True".

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

Disneyland Color Television Set / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The House Where Dreams Come True!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Company
  3. 2. Seven Steps to the Unknown
  4. 3. ["Boys and girls! Here's the news you've been waiting for..."]
  5. 4. The Day I Broke All Records
  6. 5. Peter Porkchops Solves "The Case of the Careless Camper!"
    Peter Porkchops
  7. 6. ["It's a nice day out. Maybe I'll go fishing!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  8. 7. The Flowers of Sorcery
  9. 8. The Animal People
  10. 9. ["This is my greatest scientific invention -- A super-duper sound machine!"]
    Professor Brainstorm
  11. 10. Clocks of Doom!
  12. 11. The House Where Dreams Came True
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Disneyland Color Television Set
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner