(June 1959)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-04-02
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; George Kashdan (Associate Editor); Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor)
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Menacing Pet from Pluto! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Human Diamond (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
On an expedition to test out a diamond-detector, a crew gets a strong reading near a seam in a rock. Upon entering the seam, one of the men falls into a gaseous pit. Out of the pit comes a man made of solid diamond.
Reprints

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Your Passport to Strange Journeys... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We've done enough digging for today.
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah
Reprints

The Secret of the Phoenix (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Synopsis
Harry Boone is about to finish his quest for an archaelogical treasure when the dangers of the jungle destroy his nerve. But when the natives point him toward the "deathless" Phoenix bird, he believes he's found a new source of courage.
Reprints

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

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

Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Circus at Palisades Amusement Park (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Fred Finds a Way! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Fred learns that there are other ways of participating in his favorite sport of baseball even though he isn't yet good enough to be picked for the team.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Underworld Sorcerer (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre
crime
Synopsis
Rocky Martin, crime boss, has been deported, but still maintains his underworld ties. While in Europe, he runs into the last in a line of sorcerers and believes he's found his ticket back to the States and his empire.
Reprints

The Man Who Outraced Light (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Reprints

The Menacing Pet from Pluto! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
An expedition finds freezing cold weather in the tropics. The cause appears to be a strange alien creature that seemingly escaped from a crashed ship and left behind the unconscious ship's captain. It's up to the expedition to find a way to stop the creature.
Reprints

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

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

Superstitious Sayings (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Army Grenade / advertisement / 0.5 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) /

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

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Menacing Pet from Pluto!
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Human Diamond
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Your Passport to Strange Journeys...
    House of Secrets; Strange Adventures
  6. 5. ["We've done enough digging for today."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. The Secret of the Phoenix
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Circus at Palisades Amusement Park
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. Fred Finds a Way!
  11. 10. The Underworld Sorcerer
  12. 11. The Man Who Outraced Light
  13. 12. The Menacing Pet from Pluto!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. Superstitious Sayings
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Army Grenade
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
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