(February 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
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

Queen of the Beasts! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

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

The National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Curse of the Forbidden Flora (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
Adventurers are sent to collect specimens of flora grown by Tibetan wild men, but the specimens are protected by high priests who have placed a curse on anyone who picks their flowers.
Reprints:

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure; House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Hi-Power Binoculars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

John C. Adams (Table of Contents: 6)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Statement of Ownership (Table of Contents: 7)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!" (Table of Contents: 8)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

The Mystery of the Man-Made Monsters (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Synopsis:
A scientist has been experimenting on animals using radioactive isotopes, which cause a sheep to grow gold wool, spiders to spin webs made of silver, and caterpillars to weave indestructible cocoons. And that's before they increased in size...

["Your favorite heroes..."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Secret of the Wood Wizard (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

["It is time now!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

The Queen of the Beasts (Table of Contents: 13)

A Mark Merlin Mystery / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
While investigating reports of strange creatures, Mark and Elsa discover a crack in a mountainside that leads to a hidden valley. In the valley they find creatures that appear to have come from underground. Elsa overpowered by fumes from the plant life, finds she can communicate with the creatures, and determines that together they can take over the earth.

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

Space Shoes / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Queen of the Beasts!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. The Curse of the Forbidden Flora
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure; House of Mystery
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  7. 6. John C. Adams
    Giants of the Telescope
  8. 7. Statement of Ownership
  9. 8. Superboy Says: "It's Fun to Help Others!"
    Superboy
  10. 9. The Mystery of the Man-Made Monsters
  11. 10. ["Your favorite heroes..."]
    World's Finest Comics
  12. 11. Secret of the Wood Wizard
  13. 12. ["It is time now!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  14. 13. The Queen of the Beasts
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Space Shoes
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Ed Boner
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Chris Boyko
  • Jim Van Dore
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  • Peter Croome
  • Jim Stangas
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