(August 1957)

DC, 1942 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of March, June, Sept., and Dec.
On-sale Date
1957-06-23
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) (editor); Robert Kanigher (sourced) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Circus of Mystery! (Table of Contents)

Wonder Woman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Irv Novick
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Wonder Woman [Princess Diana]

Indexer Notes

The consensus on the GCD-Main email list in February 2014 was unanimous for Novick pencils and Esposito inks. The original indexer and Nick Caputo credit Ross Andru with the pencils.

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Disappearing Train! (Table of Contents: 2)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (under house name Charles Moulton)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steve Trevor
Synopsis
Steve and Diana are kidnapped into another dimension.
Reprints

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

Popeye Flashlight / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

21" Diesel Trucks / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Balloons with Pump / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Circus Boy Ice Cream Maker / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

Earn While You Learn! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

["During the last century..."] (Table of Contents: 8)

Romantic Rings / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

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

The Revolt of the Winged Robot! (Table of Contents: 10)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (under house name Charles Moulton)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Angle Man
Synopsis
Angle Man uses Wonder Woman's taped voice to gain control of her robot plane.
Reprints

The Female Robinson Crusoe (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It happened in 1836.
Genre
non-fiction; historical
Characters
Captain George Nidever; Juana Maria
Synopsis
A true story. According to Wikipedia:

Juana Maria, better known to history as the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island, was a Native American woman who was the last surviving member of her tribe, the NicoleƱo. She lived alone on San Nicolas Island off the coast of California from 1835 until her rescue in 1853.
Reprints

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

Marriage a la Mode! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tom Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits by Bob Hughes. Previous credits had Nicolosi for script, pencils and inks.

The Circus of Mystery! (Table of Contents: 13)

Wonder Woman / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher (under house name Charles Moulton)
Pencils
Harry Peter
Inks
Harry Peter
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Steve Trevor; the Ringmaster
Synopsis
A circus advertises Wonder Woman as a star, and when the real Wonder Woman challenges the fake, the Ringmaster challenges her to prove it.
Reprints

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

Peg / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Junior Sales Club Batting Tips (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Circus of Mystery!
    Wonder Woman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Disappearing Train!
    Wonder Woman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Popeye Flashlight
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    21" Diesel Trucks
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Balloons with Pump
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Circus Boy Ice Cream Maker
  8. 7. Earn While You Learn!
  9. 8. ["During the last century..."]
    Romantic Rings
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission
  11. 10. The Revolt of the Winged Robot!
    Wonder Woman
  12. 11. The Female Robinson Crusoe
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Marriage a la Mode!
  14. 13. The Circus of Mystery!
    Wonder Woman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Peg
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns
  18. 17. Junior Sales Club Batting Tips
    Junior Sales Club of America Cards
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles / Daisy B-B Guns
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Nick Caputo
  • Peter Croome
  • Lionel English
  • Matthew Head
  • Bob Hughes
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Paul Robinson
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Van Dore