(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)
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.


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

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 Company / 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

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
Reprints

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

[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 / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / 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 Company
  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
  18. 17. Magic Magnifier Helps Betty & Jim Solve Big "Jewel Mystery!"
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gene Reed
  • Alex Grand
  • Nick Caputo
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner