(October 1959)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1959-08-20
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Secret of the Sea Monsters! (Table of Contents)

A Mark Merlin Mystery / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Draw Me (Table of Contents: 1)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Prisoners of Mechanical Island! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

Out of Nowhere -- Flashes the Breath-Taking Figure of Green Lantern (Table of Contents: 3)

Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Green Lantern
Synopsis
House ad for Showcase #22.

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

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

It's Fun to Learn! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

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.

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

Dr. Floogle / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
My machine backfired -- It's loaded me full of static electricity!
Genre
humor

The Man Who Mastered Matter! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Reprints

Man into Frog (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.5 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
I wonder if any life exists on this planet?
Genre
humor

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Interplanetary Puzzle (Table of Contents: 13)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Secret of the Sea Monsters (Table of Contents: 14)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Mort Meskin (signed as Meskin)
Inks
Mort Meskin (signed as Meskin)
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Midwest Card 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. Secret of the Sea Monsters!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Prisoners of Mechanical Island!
  4. 3. Out of Nowhere -- Flashes the Breath-Taking Figure of Green Lantern
    Green Lantern
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Colorfoto
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  7. 6. It's Fun to Learn!
  8. 7. ["My machine backfired -- It's loaded me full of static electricity!"]
    Dr. Floogle
  9. 8. The Man Who Mastered Matter!
  10. 9. Man into Frog
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  12. 11. ["I wonder if any life exists on this planet?"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  14. 13. Interplanetary Puzzle
  15. 14. The Secret of the Sea Monsters
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
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