(May 1959)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1959-03-12
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

On-sale date from date stamp on back of a copy of the comic.


We Found the Evolution Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
Jack Adler
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Was a Modern Hercules (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
When a man needs a costume for a masquerade party but all the shops are closed, he finds a lion skin in an antique shop to use as a Hercules costume. But what he doesn't know is that the lion skin really did belong to Hercules, and that it grants the demi-god's strength to whoever wears it.
Reprints:

["A great circus clown they call Andy..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

["Marvelous Disguise!"] (Table of Contents: 6)

On the Planet Og / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction

I Was a Test Pilot in Outer Space (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Colin was Earth's top test pilot, checking out special purpose ships, until the day it appeared that he and his partner had turned in a false report. Unable to find work again on Earth, he ends up testing ships for an alien race.
Reprints:

["Who discovered iron in what is now United States territory?"] (Table of Contents: 8)

Quick Quiz / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

["I'm a pole vaulting champ named O'Dwyer..."] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

["It's a good place for water!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Picture Math / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

I Became a Captive Animal (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

We Found the Evolution Man (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
After two anthropologists bring an Amazonian caveman back to the states, he begins to progress at a rapid rate until his intelligence and appearance jump beyond where modern-day man is on the evolutionary path.
Reprints:

["A young baseball player named Paul..."] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / 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) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. We Found the Evolution Man!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. I Was a Modern Hercules
  4. 3. ["A great circus clown they call Andy..."]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Man Who Conquered Time!
    Rip Hunter... Time Master
  6. 5. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  7. 6. ["Marvelous Disguise!"]
    On the Planet Og
  8. 7. I Was a Test Pilot in Outer Space
  9. 8. ["Who discovered iron in what is now United States territory?"]
    Quick Quiz
  10. 9. ["I'm a pole vaulting champ named O'Dwyer..."]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. Fantastic! Mysterious!
    Tomahawk
  12. 11. ["It's a good place for water!"]
    Picture Math
  13. 12. I Became a Captive Animal
  14. 13. We Found the Evolution Man
  15. 14. ["A young baseball player named Paul..."]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
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