(June 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; 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

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)

["This ancient temple was built over 5,000 years ago!"] (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

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)

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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
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner