(February-March 1959)

DC, 1959 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1958-12-23
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #160, 169, 178, 187, 196, 214, 229, 232)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from house ad appearing in Sgt. Bilko's Pvt. Doberman (DC, 1958 series) #5.


Master of Mirrors! (Table of Contents)

The Flash / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp (and logo design)

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; The Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics. Logo design credit from Todd Klein via his Facebook page, used with permission.

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

inside front cover

Conqueror from 8 Million B.C.! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Flash / comic story / 11.33 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen] (origin recap); Iris West; Katmos (villain); John Haines
Synopsis:
John Haines frees Katmos from his suspended animation and he begins his plans to take over the world.
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["To the boys and girls of America..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["One of the newest army devices is the 'Buck Rogers,' a personal rocket belt..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Amazing Speeds / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Science fact on army "Buck Rogers" personal rocket belt, Electrons, and blink of an eye.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following the previous sequence.

["The motorist who speeds up to reach a filling station..."] (Table of Contents: 6)

Flash Facts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

Birds in Flight (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Raymond Perry ?
Inks:
Raymond Perry ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Keywords:
birds

["Can an invulnerable gorilla..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Every 9 hours, 55 minutes Jupiter rotates..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Solar System Speeds! / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

["After a heavy shower, an earthworm's tunnel is flooded..."] (Table of Contents: 11)

Nature Wonderland / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; nature
Reprints:

The Master of Mirrors! (Table of Contents: 12)

The Flash / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash [Barry Allen]; Iris West; Mirror Master [Sam Scudder]
Synopsis:
Introducing the Mirror Master.
Reprints:

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

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

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

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

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Master of Mirrors!
    The Flash
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. Conqueror from 8 Million B.C.!
    The Flash
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["To the boys and girls of America..."]
    House of Secrets; Strange Adventures
  6. 5. ["One of the newest army devices is the 'Buck Rogers,' a personal rocket belt..."]
    Amazing Speeds
  7. 6. ["The motorist who speeds up to reach a filling station..."]
    Flash Facts
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. Birds in Flight
  10. 9. ["Can an invulnerable gorilla..."]
    Superman
  11. 10. ["Every 9 hours, 55 minutes Jupiter rotates..."]
    Solar System Speeds!
  12. 11. ["After a heavy shower, an earthworm's tunnel is flooded..."]
    Nature Wonderland
  13. 12. The Master of Mirrors!
    The Flash
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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