(August 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 Interplanetary Line-Up! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man accuses one of the people from a masquerade ball of being an actual alien.
Reprints:

Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Magic Hammer (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Gerald Bard; Thor; Loki
Synopsis:
Gerald Bard finds Thor's hammer and uses it as a rainmaker, but Thor arrives to retrieve it.
Reprints:

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

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

["Oh, it isn't so bad lying here!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

I Was a Spy for Them (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens use a scientist to do research on Earth for them before their invasion, but they don't count on him having a secret weapon to stop them.
Reprints:

["Professor Brainstorm, I have constructed a rocket that will travel to the moon"] (Table of Contents: 6)

Brainstorm / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
Irwin Hasen

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Professor Brainstorm
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Feature is titled Professor Brainstorm in its original printing.

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

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

Earn While You Learn! (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:
advocacy

The Exile from Earth (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Kirk Randall
Synopsis:
Kirk Randall uses an ancient Egyptian ring to makes himself invulnerable -- as long as he doesn't touch the ground -- to commit a string of robberies, but he falls onto a roof garden and is caught.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Eiffel Tower

["I did it! The first man to reach Mars"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Reprints:

Meeting-Ground of the Spirits (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Interplanetary Line-Up (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A detective searches a science-fiction writers' masquerade ball for an alien. After several mistakes, he finally spots the tell-tale clue giving the alien away.
Reprints:

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

Josely Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Junior Sales Club Batting Tips (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Interplanetary Line-Up!
  2. 1. Yogi Berra Homers in the 9th - Wins Big Game!
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Magic Hammer
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  5. 4. ["Oh, it isn't so bad lying here!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. I Was a Spy for Them
  7. 6. ["Professor Brainstorm, I have constructed a rocket that will travel to the moon"]
    Brainstorm
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  9. 8. Earn While You Learn!
  10. 9. The Exile from Earth
  11. 10. ["I did it! The first man to reach Mars"]
    Professor Eureka
  12. 11. Meeting-Ground of the Spirits
  13. 12. The Interplanetary Line-Up
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Josely Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  16. 15. Junior Sales Club Batting Tips
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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