(March 1960)

DC, 1955 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

I Became the Beetle-Beast! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
giant insects

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

Jowett Institute of Body Building / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Was Tried by a Robot Court (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
In the middle of the jungle, Professor Grimm has constructed an "experiment": an entire town populated by robots (and a few captive humans). Bart Howland and Dave have chanced upon the town, and are not allowed to leave. When Dave runs over a robot with his jeep, he's charged with murder and taken to court.
Reprints:
Keywords:
robots

Superstitions About Spiders (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks:
Morris Waldinger ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Bat-Mite Is Back Again! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["For five years I've worked on this robot."] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Keywords:
robots

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

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I Tackled the Missile from Space (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely (signed)
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Tod Sheppard, retired demolition expert, is called back into service when the army discovers a rocket from outer space that appears to be ticking.

Buzzy's "Famous Books" Quiz (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Guess the famous book and author from a brief description of the plot.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly;
previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated January 1957

Introducing... the Justice League of America (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

I Was the Space Spies' Victim (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

I Became the Beetle Beast (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Due to an electronics fluke that "might occur once in every fifty billion tries," a scientist's mind is transferred into a beetle, which somehow causes the beetle to grow to enormous size.

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Became the Beetle-Beast!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  3. 2. I Was Tried by a Robot Court
  4. 3. Superstitions About Spiders
  5. 4. Bat-Mite Is Back Again!
    Batman
  6. 5. ["For five years I've worked on this robot."]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  8. 7. I Tackled the Missile from Space
  9. 8. Buzzy's "Famous Books" Quiz
    Buzzy
  10. 9. Introducing... the Justice League of America
    Justice League of America
  11. 10. I Was the Space Spies' Victim
  12. 11. I Became the Beetle Beast
  13. 12. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Ed Boner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Ramon Schenk
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