(April 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-02-23
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; 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.


The Hybrid Monster! (Table of Contents)

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

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Mark Merlin
Keywords
monsters

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

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

The Hybrid Monster (Table of Contents: 2)

A Mark Merlin Mystery / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Mark Merlin; Elsa
Synopsis
Mark and Elsa travel to a remote Polynesian island where a mad doctor kidnaps Mark in order to give his human intelligence to a creature he is building.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown; My Greatest Adventure / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Aloha... Hawaii! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters
Senator Hiram L. Fong; Senator Oren E. Long; Representative Daniel K. Inouye
Synopsis
a celebration of Brotherhood Week and Hawaii as our 50th state

Mystery of the Martian Canals (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

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

The Creatures on the Cliff (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Two mountain climbers encounter aliens at the top of Mount Majorca and assume they are planning an invasion.
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
That's an odd-looking statue...
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka

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

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

The Man Who Conquered Time! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The Perfect Potion (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

The Human Wave (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Russ Heath
Inks
Russ Heath
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Wealthy sportsman Dirk Huntley defies warnings and retrieves the lost sword of pirate captain Jean Latour, unleashing its watery guardian.
Reprints

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 1 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) /

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

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Hybrid Monster!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Hybrid Monster
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown; My Greatest Adventure
  5. 4. Aloha... Hawaii!
  6. 5. Mystery of the Martian Canals
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  8. 7. The Creatures on the Cliff
  9. 8. ["That's an odd-looking statue..."]
    Professor Eureka
  10. 9. ["This famous symbol..."]
    World's Finest Comics; Detective Comics
  11. 10. The Man Who Conquered Time!
    Showcase; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  12. 11. The Perfect Potion
  13. 12. The Human Wave
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner