(June 1959)

DC, 1956 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-04-21
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; 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 copyright registration.


The Girl from 50,000 Fathoms! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Creature in the Candle (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
An evil creature, imprisoned in a candle long ago by a wizard, threatens to break free and cause great destruction.
Reprints

Your Passport to Strange Journeys... (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tales of the Unexpected; Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fred Finds a Way! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Fred; Jimmy; baseball coach
Synopsis
Fred finds that there are other ways to participate in his favorite activity of baseball, despite physical limitations or being rejected for the team.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Magician Who Saved the World (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The Great Mardo, a washed-up magician, uses sleight-of-hand to convince two alien scouts that Earth will be too difficult to conquer.
Reprints
Keywords
stage magic

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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
This ancient temple was built over 5,000 years ago!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic

Captives of El Dorado (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A writer exploring ghost towns of the West receives a telegraph message from another dimension, telling of an alien invasion that was foiled years earlier.
Reprints
Keywords
ghost towns; telegraph

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

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

Sounds from a Seance (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction
Synopsis
The Fox sisters of Hydesville, New York perpetrate a forty-year hoax, claiming that they can communicate with the dead.
Keywords
spiritualism

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

The Girl from 50,000 Fathoms! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bill Ely
Inks
Bill Ely
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Two fishermen are kidnapped by the dictator of an undersea civilization who plans to conquer the surface world.
Reprints
Keywords
underwater

[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) /

Heavy Equipment Operating / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[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) /

Littleton Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Girl from 50,000 Fathoms!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. The Creature in the Candle
  4. 3. Your Passport to Strange Journeys...
    Tales of the Unexpected; Mystery in Space
  5. 4. Fred Finds a Way!
  6. 5. The Magician Who Saved the World
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. ["This ancient temple was built over 5,000 years ago!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  9. 8. Captives of El Dorado
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. Sounds from a Seance
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. The Girl from 50,000 Fathoms!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Heavy Equipment Operating
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Army Grenade
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Stamp Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner