(July 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1957-05-14
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.


City of Three Dooms! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira (wash)
Inks
Ruben Moreira (wash)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Three Wishes to Doom (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
detective-mystery
Synopsis
Inmates Ram Crowder and Silky Martin find a magical lamp which grants them three wishes, including freedom, though not riches. But Ram is OK with that because he stashed the stolen money from his last job...which is Silky's cue to reveal this was all a sting to get Ram to reveal the location of the money.
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For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

The Sinister Cannon (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Men are compelled to create a cannon for a being claiming to be a moon-dweller, supposedly to send him back to the moon, but the moon-dweller is really a mole-man and the cannon is to send him back into the Earth. Once accomplished the men seal the hole in the ground so he can't return.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 2 pages (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
Lying on a bed of spikes! Imagine that!
Genre
humor
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The Rainbow Man (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Dr. Hargate; Tod Milling
Synopsis
Dr. Hargate discovers how chameleons change color and gives himself the same abilities in order to commit crimes. But he doesn't realize he has a color-blind neighbor who can spot him.
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Keywords
chameleon

Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!" (Table of Contents: 7)

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

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

Genre
advocacy; teen
Characters
Binky; Allergy
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Spirits in the Sky (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

The City of the Three Dooms (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A Nazi sub travels through time to three different eras, but decides it would be better for them if they just turned themselves in in the present.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess...
Genre
humor
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Indexer Notes

Feature is signed in the original publication.

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

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

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

Shorty / 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
After two weeks on Mars...
Genre
humor; science fiction

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

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

Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen" (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. City of Three Dooms!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  3. 2. Three Wishes to Doom
  4. 3. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  5. 4. The Sinister Cannon
  6. 5. ["Lying on a bed of spikes! Imagine that!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. The Rainbow Man
  8. 7. Binky Shows "How to Make New Friends!"
    Binky
  9. 8. Spirits in the Sky
  10. 9. The City of the Three Dooms
  11. 10. ["A great invention! Now for a nice quiet game of chess..."]
    Professor Eureka
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. ["After two weeks on Mars..."]
    Shorty
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. Mickey Mantle Goes to Bat for the "Unlucky Fishermen"
    Junior Sales Club of America
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