(August 1956)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
On-sale Date
1956-06-24
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) (editor); Robert Kanigher (uncredited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Secret Wonder Woman! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Irv Novick (signed as in [circle])
Inks
Irv Novick (signed as in [circle])
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Mighty Amazon meets a startling menace...
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman

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

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

The Secret Wonder Woman! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (under house name Charles Moulton)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten; Margaret Wroten

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What is there about this secret Wonder Woman — which enables her to stay underwater inefinitely — when I come — up for air?
Genre
superhero
Characters
Angle Man; Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]; Rora Ray (robot)
Synopsis
Wonder Woman faces a woman who appears to be her equal.
Keywords
robot

Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

U. S. Royals / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

[Cook Islands, Northern Siberia, Midsummer Night Custom, and Foochow, China] (Table of Contents: 4)

Marriage a la Mode! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A wedding in the Cook Islands of the Pacific is concluded with the young men of the village lying down on the ground, forming a human pathway to the newlywed's home.
Genre
non-fiction; romance
Keywords
China; Cook Islands; Foochow; Midsummer Night; Siberia

The Planet of Illusion! (Table of Contents: 5)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (under house name Charles Moulton)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Merciful Minerva! — I can't see myself in this mirror! — I'm no longer casting a shadow – or a reflection!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Duke Deception; Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]
Synopsis
The Duke challenges Wonder Woman to prove that she's real.
Keywords
Invisible Plane; Land of Illusion

5000 Prizes in Our Gigantic Contest (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

[Diamonds, Turquoise, Jasper, and Ruby] (Table of Contents: 7)

Gems of Destiny! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Years ago it was fancied that diamonds were the remnants of sky-thunderbolts...
Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Cartoons with stories about the following gemstones: diamonds, turquoise; jasper, and ruby.
Reprints
Keywords
diamond; jasper; ruby; turquoise

How to Be a Cheerleader (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Raymond Perry ?
Inks
Raymond Perry ?
Colors
Raymond Perry ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
If you have ever admired the cheerleaders who help root your school team to victory, and hoped someday to become one yourself, now is the time to start preparing yourself for this exciting school job.
Genre
non-fiction

The Tree That Shook the Earth! (Table of Contents: 9)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (under house name Charles Moulton)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
Jim Wroten; Margaret Wroten

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Great Hera — I can't budge this monster tree!
Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman; Plant People
Synopsis
Wonder Woman battles a giant tree from outer space that wants to conquer the Earth.
Keywords
Invisible Plane; Lasso of Truth

Boys! Girls! Mothers! Dads! Take 'em Free! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Wonder Woman!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Secret Wonder Woman!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. Mike Was a Rolling Menace Until...
    U. S. Royals
  5. 4. [Cook Islands, Northern Siberia, Midsummer Night Custom, and Foochow, China]
    Marriage a la Mode!
  6. 5. The Planet of Illusion!
    Wonder Woman
  7. 6. 5000 Prizes in Our Gigantic Contest
  8. 7. [Diamonds, Turquoise, Jasper, and Ruby]
    Gems of Destiny!
  9. 8. How to Be a Cheerleader
  10. 9. The Tree That Shook the Earth!
    Wonder Woman
  11. 10. Boys! Girls! Mothers! Dads! Take 'em Free!
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  12. 11. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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