(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)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock
newsprint
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

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 Corp. / 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 / 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) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / 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 Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Stephens Credit Sales / 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) /

Josely Company / 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 Corp.
  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
  11. 10. ["The cleaning woman straightened out my laboratory."]
    Professor Eureka
  12. 11. [Premiums or Cash]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  13. 12. Alibi from Outer Space
  14. 13. I Battled the Volcano Man
  15. 14. Everything You Need to Enjoy Stamp Collecting
    Zenith Company
  16. 15. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  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!
    Josely Company
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