(May 1959)

DC, 1956 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:
Jack Schiff (Editor); Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Ad sequences, story synopses, and some other information from Ed Boner.


The Incredible Fireball Creatures! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

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

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

What Happened to Harry Sanders? (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Harry's brother asks the title question after Harry returns from a record-setting ballon flight that took him to the upper reaches of the atmosphere. Harry's just not acting like himself. Maybe it's the way he levitates himself and other objects...
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Man Who Conquered Time! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy

I Was Shipwrecked with a Space Creature (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Jenney
Inks:
Bob Jenney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
Being shipwrecked on a deserted island becomes even more complicated when it turns out the island has an alien occupant, also marooned after a space craft failure. Can suspicion be put aside long enough for mutual survival?
Reprints:

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

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

The Secret of Hunter-Magic (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
As an explorer is searching caves in Africa, a tremor exposes wall paintings and a gourd filled with herbs. The paintings explain that when a picture of a desired result is drawn, and a damp hand is put in the herbs and then placed on the picture, the green hand print will make it come to pass. Unfortunately there's always someone out there ready to make bad use of these types of powers.
Reprints:

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

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

Fantastic! Mysterious! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

["Hmm... I must keep my flying carpet up to date!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Reprints:

The Phantom Guardian (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
George Kashdan
Letters:
typeset

The Incredible Fireball Creatures! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
While rushing to stake their claim on a cleveite mine, Abel and Frank are almost knocked out of the sky by fireballs...fireballs that take on humanoid form and proceed to terrorize the area.
Reprints:

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

The Audubon Nature Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Incredible Fireball Creatures!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. What Happened to Harry Sanders?
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Man Who Conquered Time!
    Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  6. 5. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  7. 6. I Was Shipwrecked with a Space Creature
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. The Secret of Hunter-Magic
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. Fantastic! Mysterious!
    Tomahawk
  12. 11. ["Hmm... I must keep my flying carpet up to date!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  13. 12. The Phantom Guardian
  14. 13. The Incredible Fireball Creatures!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Audubon Nature Program
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner