(March 1958)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1957-12-31
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited) (editor); Jack Schiff (actual editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Girl in the Glass Sphere! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ruben Moreira
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Who is that woman?
Reprints

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

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

Dark Journey (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks
Nick Cardy (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Th-that sudden lightning... it's giving away my position to the men who want to kill me!
Genre
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man who takes a fortune that was meant to build a hospital in Africa is cursed by the village witch doctor.
Reprints

The Line of Stars (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Simon Newcomb (Table of Contents: 4)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The moon is precisely where Newcomb forecast it would be -- 2600 years ago!
Genre
non-fiction; math & science; biography
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Some information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie. Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

The Return of the Masked Phantom (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Pat Gordon

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! The phantom of Villemain has returned--just as he promised he would, 500 years ago!
Characters
Phantom of Villemain [Duval]; General Metaxa
Synopsis
A legendary masked patriot apparently returns from the dead to inspire his countrymen to turn against their tyrannical rulers.
Reprints

Do You Know What's Behind a Law? (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hop in, fellers! My mother left the keys in the car!
Genre
advocacy
Characters
Jerry
Synopsis
Jerry learns the importance of drivers' education.

Indexer Notes

The PSA is produced in sequential-arts comics format and in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

They Haunt the White House (Table of Contents: 7)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The little crew of gardeners had just arrived with tools and wheelbarrows, very proud to have been chosen for the job they were about to perform.
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

The Man Who Betrayed Earth (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No, Wright--don't turn that film over to these creatures!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Elliot Wright; Emmet; Professor King; Marston
Synopsis
A film director turns out to be the one man who can stop an alien invasion.
Reprints
Keywords
Ziron; Zironians

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

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
They tell me you are a good guide to take along across the desert!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic
Reprints

The Girl in the Glass Sphere (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
No matter where they go, he keeps her imprisoned--and she allows him to! Why?... Why?
Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
A reporter tries to solve the mystery of a man who keeps his wife sealed in various glass enclosures.
Reprints

Your Prize is Ready (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

American Seed / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Littleton Stamp 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) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl in the Glass Sphere!
  2. 1. ["Are you skinny like I was?"]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Dark Journey
  4. 3. The Line of Stars
  5. 4. Simon Newcomb
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. The Return of the Masked Phantom
  7. 6. Do You Know What's Behind a Law?
  8. 7. They Haunt the White House
  9. 8. The Man Who Betrayed Earth
  10. 9. ["They tell me you are a good guide to take along across the desert!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  11. 10. The Girl in the Glass Sphere
  12. 11. Your Prize is Ready
    American Seed
  13. 12. ["Treasure Chest of prized stamps from pirate strongholds!"]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  14. 13. ["Do you want spending money?"]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. ["Get these prizes or cash profits at no cost to you!"]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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