(October-November 1959)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1959-08-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Robert Kanigher
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


The Sun Curse! (Table of Contents)

Task Force X; Suicide Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Suicide Squad [Task Force X] [Colonel Rick Flag; Jess Bright; Dr. Hugh Evans; Karin Grace]
Reprints

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Sun Curse! (Table of Contents: 2)

Task Force X; Suicide Squad / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Suicide Squad [Task Force X] [Colonel Rick Flag; Jess Bright; Dr. Hugh Evans; Karin Grace]
Reprints

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

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

It's Fun to Learn! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Characters
Steve; Billy; Ted
Synopsis
Ted teaches Billy and Steve about levers while they are cleaning up a vacant lot, touting the value of science class.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

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

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

Iron Shark (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Solar System Speeds! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
To escape the gravitational attraction of the Earth...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Serpent in the Subway! (Table of Contents: 10)

Task Force X; Suicide Squad / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Suicide Squad [Task Force X] [Colonel Rick Flag; Jess Bright; Dr. Hugh Evans; Karin Grace]
Reprints

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Midwest Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Sun Curse!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Sun Curse!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Colorfoto
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  6. 5. It's Fun to Learn!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  9. 8. Iron Shark
  10. 9. ["To escape the gravitational attraction of the Earth..."]
    Solar System Speeds!
  11. 10. Serpent in the Subway!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
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