(September 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 Beast from the Box! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Keywords:
monsters

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

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Black Steed of the Hill Gods (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
An American joins a band of freedom fighters to overthrow a tyrant, and seems to receive great powers to help the cause.
Reprints:

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
rules for water safety

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["I've succeeded! I've made myself invisible!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Keywords:
invisibility

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Sorceress of Silent Valley (Table of Contents: 7)

A Mark Merlin Mystery / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; Conrad Rogge; Jenny Rogge
Synopsis:
Conrad Rogge's daughter Jenny has suddenly developed magical powers that threaten everyone around her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Beware the Black Cat! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

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

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

Noisy Ghosts (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Reprints:

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

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

Strange Skies (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

The Beast from the Box (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy (signed)
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Charles Sanders accidentally releases a strange creature from a box and it keeps growing as it rampages through the city.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

40 Foreign and American Cars / 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) /

American Geographical Society's Around the World Program / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Beast from the Box!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute
  3. 2. Black Steed of the Hill Gods
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  5. 4. Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You!
  6. 5. ["I've succeeded! I've made myself invisible!"]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  8. 7. The Sorceress of Silent Valley
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  9. 8. Beware the Black Cat!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. Noisy Ghosts
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. Strange Skies
  14. 13. The Beast from the Box
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    40 Foreign and American Cars
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Geographical Society's Around the World Program
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Wilhelm Dohmeier
  • Gene Reed
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner