(November 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 Menace of the Fireball! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Teddy Roosevelt Guardian of Nature (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Man from Two Worlds (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens convince a man he is one of them in order to get his help procuring radium, but he realizes they are lying about him being an alien and he tricks them into leaving empty-handed.
Reprints:

["The oldest symbol in comics..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

["I will now take you to the most famous ruins in the Far East!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

D-Day on Planet Vulcan (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The planet Vulcan contacts Earth for help coming up with a military strategy to defend themselves against an aggressor element within their government.
Reprints:

["I packed everything you asked me to, Professor..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Human Lie Detector (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A man's face changes colors when in the vicinity of someone lying. He aids the police until gangland hears of his ability and kidnaps him. As he escapes from them, he hits high-voltage wires and loses his ability.
Reprints:

Men Who "Make" Ghosts (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Measuring Rods (Table of Contents: 9)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

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

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

The Menace of the Fireball (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense; science fiction
Characters:
Dunstan Waverly Jr.; Dunstan Waverly Sr.
Synopsis:
A scientist accidentally draws a fireball towards Earth and nothing seems able to stop its course until his wacky inventor father provides just the machine needed.
Reprints:

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Menace of the Fireball!
  2. 1. Teddy Roosevelt Guardian of Nature
  3. 2. The Man from Two Worlds
  4. 3. ["The oldest symbol in comics..."]
    Tomahawk; Superman
  5. 4. ["I will now take you to the most famous ruins in the Far East!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. D-Day on Planet Vulcan
  7. 6. ["I packed everything you asked me to, Professor..."]
    Professor Eureka
  8. 7. The Human Lie Detector
  9. 8. Men Who "Make" Ghosts
  10. 9. Measuring Rods
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. The Menace of the Fireball
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
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  • Daniel Thingvold
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  • Gregory Fischer
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