(December 1958)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1958-10-02
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

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
Characters
Mayor (unnamed); Mr. T. Erutuf
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
Keywords
Futureville

[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
Characters
Billy; Fred; Ann
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
Keywords
aliens; tractors

[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
Characters
Burke; Watkins; Colonel Stryker
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

[no title indexed] (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
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