(September 1956)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale date
1956-07-17
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 Secret Life of Geoffrey Hawkes! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

Junior Space Pilots on the Beam! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Laughed at Locks (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Inventor Carl Farr "haunts" his friend and rival Emmet Durham to coerce a confession.
Reprints

Here Are the Prizes (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 3 pages (report information)

I Was Bewitched for a Day (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Characters
Henry; Elise; Wilson; Johnson
Synopsis
Henry believes that a strange little man has granted his wish to change his life, but it's just a prank played by his wife and a hidden camera TV show.
Reprints

"Ghostly" Bandit (Table of Contents: 5)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; horror-suspense

The Living Paintings (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Art expert Mr. Martin tells how he once used gimmicked paintings to produce a confession.
Reprints

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

DeLuxe Photo Service / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Big Dance (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Letters
typeset

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Second Life of Geoffrey Hawkes (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
History repeats itself as mysterious actor George Hale plays Geoffrey Hawkes, but was Hale really Hawkes returned from the dead?
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Showcase Presents: Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 2012 series) #1 credits the script to Jack Miller.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Cheerful Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Life of Geoffrey Hawkes!
  2. 1. Junior Space Pilots on the Beam!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Man Who Laughed at Locks
  4. 3. Here Are the Prizes
  5. 4. I Was Bewitched for a Day
  6. 5. "Ghostly" Bandit
  7. 6. The Living Paintings
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    DeLuxe Photo Service
  10. 9. The Big Dance
  11. 10. The Second Life of Geoffrey Hawkes
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Cheerful Card Company
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Nutty Putty
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