(January-February 1961)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-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; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

1st Aquaman solo book


The Creatures from Atlantis! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman and Aqualad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover credits confirmed John Wells in Alter Ego magazine #69

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Creatures from Atlantis, Chapter 1 (Table of Contents: 2)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Atlantis; Aqua-Cave; Tom Curry (Flashback); Atlanna (Flashback)
Synopsis:
Aquaman gets a S.O.S. from Atlantis.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Origin recap. Continued from the strip in Adventure, which runs concurrently.

["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

Watch for the Second Superman Annual! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["All set for the helmet, Shorty?"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Shorty / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Shorty
Reprints:

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

Stamp Bazaar; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Chapter 2: Prisoner of Atlantis (Table of Contents: 7)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Atlantis; Trino (Amphibious Alien); Aqualad [Garth]
Synopsis:
Aquaman is captured but he learns the plans of the Amphibious Aliens.
Reprints:

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Get a Grip on Your Gripes! (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Strange Denizens of the Deep (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["I'm going spear fishing!"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Homer Goes Skin Diving / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Homer

Chapter 3: The Battle of the Sea Creatures (Table of Contents: 12)

Aquaman and Aqualad / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Ramona Fradon
Inks:
Ramona Fradon
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Aquaman [Arthur Curry]; Aqualad [Garth]; Porpy (Porpoise); Topo; Trino (Amphibious Alien); Atlantis
Synopsis:
Aquaman and Aqualad stop the amphibious aliens and force them back to their own dimension.
Reprints:

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

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

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Creatures from Atlantis!
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Creatures from Atlantis, Chapter 1
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  4. 3. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Batman; Detective Comics
  5. 4. Watch for the Second Superman Annual!
    Superman
  6. 5. ["All set for the helmet, Shorty?"]
    Shorty
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Stamp Bazaar; Maxim Stamp Co., Inc.
  8. 7. Chapter 2: Prisoner of Atlantis
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  9. 8. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Strange Adventures; Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure
  10. 9. Get a Grip on Your Gripes!
  11. 10. Strange Denizens of the Deep
  12. 11. ["I'm going spear fishing!"]
    Homer Goes Skin Diving
  13. 12. Chapter 3: The Battle of the Sea Creatures
    Aquaman and Aqualad
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Charles Atlas
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Products Corp.
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