(July 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 Unleashed the Light-Ray Creature! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!" (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown
Synopsis:
Tom is tearing down the campaign posters of the candidate his father opposes, until Buzzy shows him that his father is much more fair-minded.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated January 1953.

We Battled the Black Narwhal (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Synopsis:
Douglas Bell leads an expedition to find the legendary Black Narwhal, whose tusk carries magical powers.

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

Tales of the Unexpected; House of Mystery; Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Wild Peccary (Table of Contents)

Let's Go Hunting! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

["Strange, I see nothing in the crystal ball!"] (Table of Contents)

Shorty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty; Zaza
Reprints:

National Comics Proudly Presents the Newest TV Sensation... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

I Sealed Earth's Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Edaw, a being from another dimension offers to help stop a breaking dam if Manion will return to the other dimension and help him, but Edaw is really a criminal with an evil agenda.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Challengers of the Unknown; Tomahawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Everything is all set for your safari, Mr. Puptent!"] (Table of Contents)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

Unfriendly Mission (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
detective-mystery

I Unleashed the Light-Ray Creature! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An attempt to communicate with the planet Venus results in the creation of destructive creatures who consume light rays.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Unleashed the Light-Ray Creature!
  2. 1. Buzzy Says: "Free Speech-- Free for All!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. We Battled the Black Narwhal
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Tales of the Unexpected; House of Mystery; Strange Adventures
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  6. 5. Wild Peccary
    Let's Go Hunting!
  7. 6. ["Strange, I see nothing in the crystal ball!"]
    Shorty
  8. 7. National Comics Proudly Presents the Newest TV Sensation...
    The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis
  9. 8. I Sealed Earth's Doom
  10. 9. ["For the very best..."]
    Challengers of the Unknown; Tomahawk
  11. 10. ["Everything is all set for your safari, Mr. Puptent!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  12. 11. Unfriendly Mission
  13. 12. I Unleashed the Light-Ray Creature!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Body Building
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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