(November 1959)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1959-09-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Printer
Printed in U.S.A.
Editing
Jack Schiff (credited) (editor); Murray Boltinoff (credited) (associate editor); George Kashdan (credited) (associate editor)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Menace of the Alien Ape! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Look! He's brushing that plane away like a fly!
Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

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

The Sorcerer's Sentry! (Table of Contents: 2)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mark! You must rescue Junius!
Feature Logo
A Mark Merlin Mystery
Genre
fantasy-supernatural; adventure; science fiction
Characters
Mark Merlin
Reprints

Hawk-a-a-a! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

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

Showcase; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
We'll go into this unexplored tomb!
Feature Logo
Professor Eureka
Genre
humor
Reprints

The Secret of Camp Galaxy (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, boy!
Genre
science fiction
Characters
Johnny Thornton; Mr. Nairam; Vorkle; Thboothga; Uncle Y'Tram; Zeba; Orgaal; Svardo
Synopsis
Johnny Thornton is chosen to go to a summer camp staffed by aliens from other planets, but his parents believe it's all an elaborate hoax.
Reprints

Fantastic! Mysterious! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

New Stars for "Old Glory" (Table of Contents: 8)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Gosh, Dad, our flag looks different with 49 stars...
Genre
advocacy

Indexer Notes

This PSA is produced in sequential comics-art style.

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

Our Strange Universe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
A great flock of globular clusters...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints

Phantom in the Wind (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. and Mrs. Otis Herkimer were at it again.

The Menace of the Alien Ape (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Nick Cardy
Inks
Nick Cardy
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Good grief!
Reprints

Ghost Habits (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The behavior of ghosts as popularized by weird story writers does not always agree with accounts reported by "Ghost Observers"...
Reprints

Capture the Spirit of the Winning of the West (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Little Novelty Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Specialty Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Alien Ape!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  3. 2. The Sorcerer's Sentry!
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. Hawk-a-a-a!
    Blackhawk
  5. 4. ["Who was the incredible creature..."]
    Showcase; Green Lantern
  6. 5. ["We'll go into this unexplored tomb!"]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. The Secret of Camp Galaxy
  8. 7. Fantastic! Mysterious!
    Tomahawk
  9. 8. New Stars for "Old Glory"
  10. 9. ["A great flock of globular clusters..."]
    Our Strange Universe
  11. 10. Phantom in the Wind
  12. 11. The Menace of the Alien Ape
  13. 12. Ghost Habits
  14. 13. Capture the Spirit of the Winning of the West
    Little Novelty Co.
  15. 14. ["Do you want spending money? Sell these popular Patriotic and Religious Mottoes"]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Specialty Co.
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