(June 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

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.
Reprints:

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)

["How do you do, sir? I'm selling subscriptions to this magazine!"] (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:
?

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.
Reprints:

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.
Reprints:

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:

["Amazing!" "Oh, there's no pain involved..."] (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:
?

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)

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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
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