(October 1959)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1959-08-06
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 (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

I Battled the Volcano Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Anton Belfors; Lt. Morales
Reprints

Record Your Voice at Home; A Real Mobile Tank (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Was Bewitched by Lady Doom (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Jim; Isadora; Peter
Synopsis
Jim suffers partial amnesia after an injury and creates mental images of his love, Isadora, in fantasies. In these fantasies he is bedeviled by a god, Erwald, who has the image of Peter. Jim is finally reunited and remembers all.
Reprints

First Time Ever (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Colorfoto / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

40 Foreign and American Cars (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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
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.

Indexer Notes

Credits from a list by Lionel English.
Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

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

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 (signed)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
There are supposed to be some rare fish in these waters!
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter Puptent; Mrs. Puptent; sea monster
Synopsis
Peter hooks a sea monster while fishing, but his wife cuts it loose because she refuses to have it mounted and hanging on her wall.
Reprints

We Found the Million-Dollar Monster! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Johnny Blore; Gordon; Omid
Synopsis
Gordon is actually a Sakinian interplanetary policeman after Omid, a Basian pirate, and has tracked him to Earth. Gordon enlists the aid of Johnny Blore, a treasure hunter, to stall Omid with a get rich scheme until the remainder of the police can capture the other pirates.
Reprints

[Planets, Climate, Vitamin] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis
Information about the origins of the words: planets, climate, and vitamin.
Reprints

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

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

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The cleaning woman straightened out my laboratory.
Genre
humor
Characters
Profesor Eureka; Profesor Eureka's assistant
Synopsis
After the cleaning woman has rearranged his lab, the professor has his assistant look for something...and an explosion results.
Reprints

[Premiums or Cash] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Cloverine Brand Salve / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Alibi from Outer Space (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Mr. Belding; Sansharl; Sheriff
Synopsis
Belding meets Sansharl, a Venusian, who provides his alibi against a shooting.

I Battled the Volcano Man (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Lt. Morales; Anton Belfors; Sgt. Mayo
Synopsis
Anton Belfors escapes from the police by parachuting from a plane and falls into a volcano. There he gains mastery over flame and begins to rob banks until captured by Lt. Morales.
Reprints

Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Zenith Co. [stamps] / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

In 15 Minutes I'll Prove You Can Have a Rugged, Virile, He-Man Body! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

150 Civil War Soldiers! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Battled the Volcano Man!
  2. 1. Record Your Voice at Home; A Real Mobile Tank
    Honor House Products
  3. 2. I Was Bewitched by Lady Doom
  4. 3. First Time Ever
    Colorfoto
  5. 4. 40 Foreign and American Cars
  6. 5. It's Fun to Learn!
  7. 6. ["There are supposed to be some rare fish in these waters!"]
    Peter Puptent, Explorer
  8. 7. We Found the Million-Dollar Monster!
  9. 8. [Planets, Climate, Vitamin]
    Scientific Word Origins...
  10. 9. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park, New Jersey."]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission
  11. 10. ["The cleaning woman straightened out my laboratory."]
    Professor Eureka
  12. 11. [Premiums or Cash]
    Cloverine Brand Salve
  13. 12. Alibi from Outer Space
  14. 13. I Battled the Volcano Man
  15. 14. Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting
    Zenith Co. [stamps]
  16. 15. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales Mottoes
  17. 16. In 15 Minutes I'll Prove You Can Have a Rugged, Virile, He-Man Body!
    Joe Weider
  18. 17. 150 Civil War Soldiers!
    150 Civil War Soldiers
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