(April 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1957-02-17
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 Indestructible Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

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

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

The Four Threads of Doom (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Joe Ranse; Nick Torek; Brick Herrond; Cy Brogan; Clotho; Lachesis; Atropos
Synopsis
Four convicts on their way to death row escape but are re-captured as destined by the threads woven by the three Fates of ancient Greek myth.
Reprints

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

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

Buzzy Learns about Careers in Nursing (Table of Contents: 4)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; teen

The Witch's Statues (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
Mort Meskin
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Wygand Cornish fakes the deaths of valuable animals, creates statues of the animals for their owners, then replaces the statues with the real things in order to collect money from the grateful owners. But his plot is discovered when he makes a statue not quite as accurate as it needed to be.
Reprints

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

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

The Mysterious Painting (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Morris Waldinger
Colors
?
Letters
Morris Waldinger

Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

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

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The All-Seeing Eye (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A newspaperman inherits the "all-seeing eye" which allows him to make all kinds of scoops. But when criminals try to steal it from him, he uses it to alert the police and decides it is too dangerous to keep.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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 (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
-And I see a great future for you.
Genre
humor
Reprints

His Double - In Death (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The Indestructible Man (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A man is safe from all harm and can commit any crime as long as he wears a special glove covering his vulnerable spot. But when he dips his hand in what he thinks is ink, but is really poison, he is struck dead.
Reprints

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

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

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

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Indestructible Man!
  2. 1. Draw Me!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Four Threads of Doom
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  5. 4. Buzzy Learns about Careers in Nursing
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The Witch's Statues
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  8. 7. The Mysterious Painting
  9. 8. ["Did you enter the DC slogan contest?"]
  10. 9. The All-Seeing Eye
  11. 10. ["-And I see a great future for you."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  12. 11. His Double - In Death
  13. 12. The Indestructible Man
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
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