(August 1960)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1960-06-09
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.

I Was Master of an Alien Creature! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

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

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

We Were Prisoners of the Sundial of Doom (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks
Ruben Moreira
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
adventure
Synopsis
A band of explorers seeking a lost treasure discover the giant sundial that supposedly contains the clues they need.
Reprints

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

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

Superman Says... "Lend a Friendly Hand!" (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
Stan Kaye
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy; superhero
Characters
Superman
Synopsis
When he sees some boys being unfriendly to a refugee boy, Superman takes them across the world to see the conditions refugees have come from and tells them that they need to be nicer.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

Planets of Wonder! / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tom Nicolosi (as Tommy Nicolosi)
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn ?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Saturn as seen from its closest moon...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

They Made Me a Human War Weapon (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
The world's first space weatherman crashes on a distant world where it seems that his dreams can predict the future of a war between two warring factions on the planet.

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

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

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It's finished at last - the largest magnet in the world!
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka

Shake Hands with a Shark! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

We Were Lost in the Sky (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure

I Was Master of an Alien Creature (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A man encounters a giant creature from another dimension and finds that he can control its actions.

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

Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

Midwest Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was Master of an Alien Creature!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. We Were Prisoners of the Sundial of Doom
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Mystery; Tales of the Unexpected; Mystery in Space
  5. 4. Superman Says... "Lend a Friendly Hand!"
    Superman
  6. 5. ["Saturn as seen from its closest moon..."]
    Planets of Wonder!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  8. 7. They Made Me a Human War Weapon
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. ["It's finished at last - the largest magnet in the world!"]
    Professor Eureka
  11. 10. Shake Hands with a Shark!
    Sea Devils
  12. 11. We Were Lost in the Sky
  13. 12. I Was Master of an Alien Creature
  14. 13. ["For the very best..."]
    Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
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