(December 1958)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Menace of the Alien Test Tubes! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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

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

The Man Who Made Utopia (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The mysterious Mr. Erutuf builds a futuristic city of houses for sale, but the people of Earth prove themselves unready for its scientific advances.
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Sharing -- the United Nations Way! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
The International Labor Organization of the United Nations teaches various trades to the people of a Mexican village, who pass on their new knowledge to others.

Indexer Notes

Subtitled "A true story from the files of the International Labor Organization."
Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Prisoners of the Paints (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Struggling artist Warren Dale finds an old box of oil paints that magically allow him to paint a picture of a sorcerer who then steps out of the painting.
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; House of Secrets / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Boy with the Super Powers! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Two strange men ask a farmer and his wife to take in a young boy, who is eventually revealed to be the heir to the throne of a faraway planet, in hiding from enemies who want to assume power.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

City of Hallucinations (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

The Menace of the Alien Test Tubes! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien missile comes to Earth containing four unknown chemicals in test-tubes which cause powerful and dangerous reactions, and serve as a warning to two scientists who have developed a miraculous invention of their own.
Reprints:

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Alien Test Tubes!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. The Man Who Made Utopia
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  6. 5. Sharing -- the United Nations Way!
  7. 6. The Prisoners of the Paints
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. This Famous Symbol Is Your Guarantee
    Strange Adventures; House of Secrets
  10. 9. The Boy with the Super Powers!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  12. 11. City of Hallucinations
  13. 12. The Menace of the Alien Test Tubes!
  14. 13. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
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