(July-August 1957)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1957-05-12
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 (editor, credited); Jack Schiff (associate editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


I Built the Super-Cage! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

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

I Met the First Martian (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A flying saucer causes a plane to crash. The Martian inside tries to use the worst fears of each passenger to prevent them from telling anyone about what they have seen.
Reprints

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Riddle of the Ice Ages (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
John Giunta ?
Inks
John Giunta ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
theories about the cause of the three Ice Ages in Earth's past
Reprints

I Died a Thousand Times (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis
Joe Perry, miraculously brought back to life after a diving accident, is recruited into a secret club of adventurers, but he soon learns of the sinister purpose behind the club.
Reprints

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents: 6)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy; Bob; Pete
Synopsis
Binky suggests Allergy make friends with a new kid, Bob, but Pete does instead and then gets Allergy and the rest of the gang interested.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated July 1965.

Transported from Nowhere (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Letters
?

I Built the Super Cage (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
After his experimental rocket returns to Earth, Professor Kenton needs to have a giant cage built, but he refuses to tell the builder the purpose of the cage.
Reprints

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is the place where I should uncover some fossils!
Genre
humor

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Get all packed, Moolah.
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic

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

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

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen" (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Built the Super-Cage!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. I Met the First Martian
  4. 3. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  5. 4. Riddle of the Ice Ages
  6. 5. I Died a Thousand Times
  7. 6. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  8. 7. Transported from Nowhere
  9. 8. I Built the Super Cage
  10. 9. ["This is the place where I should uncover some fossils!"]
    Professor Eureka
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. ["Get all packed, Moolah."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  14. 13. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen"
    Junior Sales Club of America
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Patrick Lemaire
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  • Donald Dale Milne
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  • Jim Van Dore
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