(August 1958)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1958-06-03
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); Jack Schiff (actual)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

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

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

The Eyes That Went Berserk (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An artist agrees to participate in an experiment, but it has bizarre effects on his eyesight that keep changing.
Reprints

This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee... (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)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Welcome to our planet!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Doctor Rocket
Reprints

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

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

The Prophetic Camera (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim McArdle
Inks
Jim McArdle
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An old man finds an alien camera that takes pictures of future events. A crook steals it and tries to use it for profit, but nothing works out for him.
Reprints

My Forbidden Face! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
A man awakens from unconsciousness not knowing who he is, and everyone recoils from his face for some reason.
Reprints

Wanted: A Pal! (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Lou Cameron
Inks
Lou Cameron
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Frankie and Bob talk about having a close friend.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Spectral Stories for Sale (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
stories of haunted houses

I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
An expedition is shipwrecked on an island inhabited by giants, who force the crew to act as chess pieces in a game for their freedom.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

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

Daisy Air Rifle / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  3. 2. The Eyes That Went Berserk
  4. 3. This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee...
    Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures
  5. 4. ["Welcome to our planet!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. The Prophetic Camera
  8. 7. My Forbidden Face!
  9. 8. Wanted: A Pal!
  10. 9. Spectral Stories for Sale
  11. 10. I Was Trapped on the Chessboard of Giants
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifle
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore