(November 1957)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1957-09-15
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.


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

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

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

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I will now take you to the most famous ruins in the Far East!
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

[no title indexed] (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
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I packed everything you asked me to, Professor...
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)

Editing
Related Scans
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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