(November-December 1956)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1956-09-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff (actual editor); Whitney Ellsworth (credited)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Hand of Doom! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (as Amilcar Ruben Moreira)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Phantom Duel (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Two men at swords' points over the love of a girl...
Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Pierre Monsard; Raoul D'Arles; Jean the gardener
Synopsis
Pierre Monsard's ghost returns from the dead to finish his duel with Raoul.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[First Men on the Moon] (Table of Contents: 4)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 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
Well, we made it!
Genre
humor
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[TV or Not TV] (Table of Contents: 6)

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
Moolah, there's a good fight on television tonight...
Genre
humor

The Unlucky Beauties (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A strange, odly shaped package arrives from the far East...
Characters
Helen Blare; Bill; Mrs. O'Brien; Grace; Natalie; Mr. Blare
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Natalie is called Natalie Vale in one panel, Natalie Simms in another.

Binky's Special Election Exhibit (Table of Contents: 8)

Binky [DC] / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bob Oksner
Inks
Bob Oksner
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hi kids! Are you old enough to vote?
Genre
advocacy; teen

[Superstition] (Table of Contents: 9)

Jerry the Jitterbug / 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
Don't put your hat on the bed. It's unlucky!
Genre
humor

The Sorcerer's Handcuffs (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What if the handcuffs that bound the captured criminal to the policeman could never be taken off?
Characters
Gregory the Great; Winston the Wizard; Windy Sam
Synopsis
A set of magical handcuffs binds any two people together until good triumphs over evil.
Reprints
Keywords
handcuffs

The Strange Mind of Mother Shipton (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
For years, people believed her predictions, but research has proved them to be purely fictional.

Indexer Notes

text w/illo

The Hand of Doom (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Presenting... the greatest mystery of all time!
Characters
Ted Slawson; Professor Goode
Synopsis
Two giant hands appear in the sky and break off parts of famous landmarks.
Reprints
Keywords
Big Ben clock; Eiffel tower; Mount Rushmore; photographers; sphinx; Statue of Liberty; Taj Mahal

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

American Specialty Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hand of Doom!
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Phantom Duel
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  5. 4. [First Men on the Moon]
    Shorty
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  7. 6. [TV or Not TV]
    Moolah the Mystic
  8. 7. The Unlucky Beauties
  9. 8. Binky's Special Election Exhibit
    Binky [DC]
  10. 9. [Superstition]
    Jerry the Jitterbug
  11. 10. The Sorcerer's Handcuffs
  12. 11. The Strange Mind of Mother Shipton
  13. 12. The Hand of Doom
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Company
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