(February 1961)

DC, 1956 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; 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

The Dinosaur in Times Square! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa
Keywords:
dinosaurs; New York City; Times Square

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

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

The Great Space Impersonations (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens kidnap Earth men and impersonate them with the help of life-like masks.

Just Imagine! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Our American Heritage (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:
William Penn; Thomas Paine; Emma Lazarus; John Peter Zenger; Harriet Tubman
Synopsis:
historical quiz

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

["I will hypnotize my assistant now..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Hamid the Hypnotist / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Hamid the Hypnotist

The Wizard's Revenge (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Reporter Jim Lowery travels to the European village of Waldyk to expose their legendary wizard as a hoax, but he can't explain the fantastic things that keep happening to him.
Reprints:

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Haunted Hill (Table of Contents: 8)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

["Earthquakes are an uncommon occurrence..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
Mort Drucker

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

The Dinosaur in Times Square (Table of Contents: 10)

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

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

Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; Professor Blore
Synopsis:
Mark and Elsa are shocked when Professor Blore's life-ray animates a model of a dinosaur so that it can embark on a rampage.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1960
Average number copies sold during preceding 12 months: 194,000
Editor: Jack Schiff, Business Manager: Jack Liebowitz
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J. Liebowtiz, P. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S. Sampliner, F. Iger, I. Donenfeld, S. Iger, L. Liebowitz, J. H. Liebowitz, all at 575 Lexington Ave, New York 22, N.Y.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

You Asked for It! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Showcase; Aquaman / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dinosaur in Times Square!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    The National Sports Council
  3. 2. The Great Space Impersonations
  4. 3. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  5. 4. Our American Heritage
  6. 5. ["I will hypnotize my assistant now..."]
    Hamid the Hypnotist
  7. 6. The Wizard's Revenge
  8. 7. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Strange Adventures; My Greatest Adventure; Tales of the Unexpected
  9. 8. The Haunted Hill
  10. 9. ["Earthquakes are an uncommon occurrence..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  11. 10. The Dinosaur in Times Square
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. You Asked for It!
    Showcase; Aquaman
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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