(February 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Monthly
On-sale Date
1959-12-22
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.

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)

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

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)

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

Script
?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

House ad from Tales of the Unexpected #46, My Greatest Adventure #40, and House of Mystery #95.

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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...

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Your favorite heroes...

Indexer Notes

House ad for World's Finest Comics #107.

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

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
Typeset

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is time now!
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)

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Space Shoes / advertisement / 0.25 page (report information)

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?
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?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

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

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?
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Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Letters
?

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

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

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?
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?
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?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
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.
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