(June 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1957-04-16
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 Green Gorilla! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Reprints

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

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

The Forbidden Game (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A sorcerer gives Alex Denton unlimited power as long as he never rides in a vehicle of a certain color, but the sorcerer refuses to say which color. Denton tricks the sorcerer into revealing the color, but then he is in accident that leaves him color blind and he accidentally enters a car of the forbidden shade.
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You'll Want to Join Up with Sgt. Bilko (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
How do you do, sir? I'm selling subscriptions to this magazine!
Genre
humor

Cry, Clown, Cry (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Tom Grayson follows his father into the family business as a circus clown, though the family line is subject to an ancient curse. But Tom finally breaks the curse by learning to laugh at himself.
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Strange Beliefs! (Table of Contents: 6)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
Account of New Year's Day customs.
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Worldwide Adventures in Science! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy; math & science

The Man Who Owned King Arthur's Sword (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Papp
Inks
George Papp
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Criminals use a phony sword of King Arthur to defraud the public, but when one of the criminals kills his partner and then loses the sword in the ocean he must dive for it. Below he finds the real sword of King Arthur, but it severs his air hose and he dies too.
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They Vanished Into Space (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Green Gorilla (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A blackmailer is pursued by a green gorilla only he can see or hear thanks to the mystical Tibetan statue he extorts from one of his victims.
Reprints

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

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Amazing!" "Oh, there's no pain involved...
Genre
humor

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

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

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

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

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

Nutty Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Green Gorilla!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Forbidden Game
  4. 3. You'll Want to Join Up with Sgt. Bilko
    Sgt. Bilko
  5. 4. ["How do you do, sir? I'm selling subscriptions to this magazine!"]
    Shorty
  6. 5. Cry, Clown, Cry
  7. 6. Strange Beliefs!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Worldwide Adventures in Science!
  10. 9. The Man Who Owned King Arthur's Sword
  11. 10. They Vanished Into Space
  12. 11. The Green Gorilla
  13. 12. ["Amazing!" "Oh, there's no pain involved..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Nutty Putty
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner