(October 1960)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1960-08-18
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); George Kashdan (associate)
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.


Secret of the Captive Creature! (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

Test Your Talent! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of the Captive Creature! (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
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Mark Merlin; Elsa

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Hamid the Hypnotist / 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
I will now put you to sleep...
Genre
humor

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

Commercial Trades Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Operation Cyclops (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Secret of the Snows (Table of Contents: 8)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

How Are Your Shopping Manners? (Table of Contents: 11)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy

The Weird World of Anton Borka (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Howard Purcell
Pencils
Howard Purcell (signed)
Inks
Howard Purcell (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Reprints

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

Detective Comics; Batman / 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) /

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

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Captive Creature!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  2. 1. Test Your Talent!
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. The Secret of the Captive Creature!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  4. 3. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Tales of the Unexpected; Challengers of the Unknown; Strange Adventures
  5. 4. ["I will now put you to sleep..."]
    Hamid the Hypnotist
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Commercial Trades Institute
  7. 6. Operation Cyclops
  8. 7. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  9. 8. Secret of the Snows
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  12. 11. How Are Your Shopping Manners?
  13. 12. The Weird World of Anton Borka
  14. 13. ["This famous symbol..."]
    Detective Comics; Batman
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Hi-Power Binoculars
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Midwest Card Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner