(May-June 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1957-03-19
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Master of the Unknown! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The House of Human Cards (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What strange and awesome power had been able to superimpose human beings upon the faces of the giant playing cards?
Characters
The Great Thornley; Harry Harness; Harvey Brink; Jan Howell; Mayor Bill Jones

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

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

[Crystal Ball] (Table of Contents: 4)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 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
Hmm - nobody around!
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Amazing Visions of Abel Innes (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They were the strangest men I had ever seen...
Characters
Abel Innes
Reprints

House Haunters, Inc. (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I will tell you my story just as it happened to me!
Characters
Matt Duray; Carlo Hexton; Jack Simpson; Torrence; Madame Lacoste; Jim Hollis; Mrs. Hollis

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

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

Master of the Unknown (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The whole country buzzed with wonder about "The Big Quiz's" new expert on the supernatural!
Characters
Ed Farrow; Melvin; Professor Eggleston; Marie Kinter; Dr. Krishna; Miss Wilton; The Master of the Unknown [The Sphinx]
Reprints
Keywords
Quiz Show; Sphinx

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

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

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

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

A Date with Effie (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Don't you look forward to these afternoons, Betty?
Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

inside back cover

Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Company / comics-form advertising / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Master of the Unknown!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The House of Human Cards
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  5. 4. [Crystal Ball]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. The Amazing Visions of Abel Innes
  7. 6. House Haunters, Inc.
  8. 7. ["Here are some of the winners in the DC Slogan Contest..."]
  9. 8. Master of the Unknown
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  12. 11. A Date with Effie
  13. 12. Jim and Betty Solve the "Flying Saucer" Mystery!
    Wilson Chemical Company
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