(August 1959)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1959-06-16
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); George Kashdan (associate)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Battle of the Colossal Creatures! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Last Days of Planet Mars! (Table of Contents: 2)

Space Ranger / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Hamilton ?; Gardner Fox ?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Space Ranger continued from try-out in Showcase #15-16.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

The Tree of Death! (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Morris Waldinger
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Morris Waldinger
Colors
?
Letters
Morris Waldinger

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are rumors about this desert being inhabited by monsters...
Genre
humor

The Lighthouse in the Sky (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents: 10)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Rube Grossman
Inks
Rube Grossman
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

[Comets, Helium, Robot] (Table of Contents: 11)

Scientific Word Origins / cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Mort Drucker
Pencils
Mort Drucker
Inks
Mort Drucker
Colors
?
Letters
Mort Drucker

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

The Super-Insect Army (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction

The Battle of the Colossal Creatures (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover story. Writer credit suggested by textual analysis from Lou Mougin.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad! (Table of Contents: 17)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Battle of the Colossal Creatures!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. The Last Days of Planet Mars!
    Space Ranger
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  6. 5. The Tree of Death!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. ["There are rumors about this desert being inhabited by monsters..."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  9. 8. The Lighthouse in the Sky
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. Peter Porkchops Gives Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  12. 11. [Comets, Helium, Robot]
    Scientific Word Origins
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. The Super-Insect Army
  15. 14. The Battle of the Colossal Creatures
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  18. 17. Bill's Vacation Gift from Dad!
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Gene Reed
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner