(June 1959)

DC, 1951 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; 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

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)

["We've done enough digging for today."] (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

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

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)

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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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