(February 1958)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1957-12-15
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) (editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Invasion of the Volcano Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Jack Kirby
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Reprints

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

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

The Man from Robot Island (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

You've Got a Comet by the Tail (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Robbie the Robot / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I'm too busy to spend time on the trivialities of life!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Reprints

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

I Married a Girl from the 4th Dimension (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Doctor Rocket / 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
Here is the rocket ship. We copied your model exactly!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

There is a #1 in the lower right corner of the first panel. Since Boltinoff's DC job numbers were four digits, this probably indicates that this the first Doctor Rocket strip.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Zenith Stamps / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The heat of the sun is due to its chemical combustion...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Water Was My Enemy (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Joe Maneely
Inks
Joe Maneely
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

Ghostly Rumblings (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Invasion of the Volcano Men (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Captain Nash; Sergeant (unnamed); Roy Haney; Bill Gage
Reprints
Keywords
geologists; volcanoes

Indexer Notes

Jack Kirby revived the Volcano Men concept when co-creating the Lava Men for The Avengers (Marvel, 1963 series) #5 as per Comic Book Historians article researched by Alex Grand.

The Flushing Remonstrance (Table of Contents: 13)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

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

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 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
Moolah commands you, rope -- up -- up --
Genre
humor
Reprints

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!" (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Invasion of the Volcano Men!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Man from Robot Island
  4. 3. You've Got a Comet by the Tail
    Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures
  5. 4. ["I'm too busy to spend time on the trivialities of life!"]
    Robbie the Robot
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. I Married a Girl from the 4th Dimension
  8. 7. ["Here is the rocket ship. We copied your model exactly!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Stamps
  10. 9. ["The heat of the sun is due to its chemical combustion..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That
  11. 10. Water Was My Enemy
  12. 11. Ghostly Rumblings
  13. 12. Invasion of the Volcano Men
  14. 13. The Flushing Remonstrance
  15. 14. ["Moolah commands you, rope -- up -- up --"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes
  18. 17. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!"
    Wilson Chemical Company Cloverine Brand Salve
This issue was modified by, among others
  • Katie
  • Nick Caputo
  • John DiBello
  • Alex Grand
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Muller
  • Gene Reed (R.I.P.)
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Jim Van Dore