(April 1961)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1961-02-21 ?
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 Court of Creatures! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa
Keywords:
monsters

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

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

The Captive Giant from Space (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A giant alien criminal threatens the Earth but three vacationing Americans figure out how to stop him.

Animal Time-Sense! (Table of Contents: 3)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction; animal
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Only the bottom half of the original feature is reprinted. Top half is reprinted in Challengers of the Unknown (DC, 1957 series ) #19.

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Salute to Our American Indians! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
An accounting of American Indian achievements.
Keywords:
ballet; baseball; Jim Thorpe; Maria Tallchief

The Imprisoned Mind! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A lab accident causes Professor Madison's mind to be transferred into a destructive robot and his assistant must save him.
Keywords:
robots

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

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

["Who is Hawkman..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

The Capsule Out of Time (Table of Contents: 9)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

["Let's prepare for a landing!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Doctor Rocket / 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; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Keywords:
outer space; parking tickets

The Court of Creatures (Table of Contents: 11)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; Governor Tarsus
Synopsis:
Mark exposes Governor Tarsus' plot to keep himself in power by scaring his people with the Cottswald Creatures.
Reprints:
Keywords:
monsters

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["Dr. Epee, the great French scientist, sent me this robot..."] (Table of Contents: 13)

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)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Keywords:
French; robots

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

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

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

Jowett Institute of Physical Training / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Court of Creatures!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Captive Giant from Space
  4. 3. Animal Time-Sense!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  6. 5. A Salute to Our American Indians!
  7. 6. The Imprisoned Mind!
  8. 7. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    House of Mystery; Tales of the Unexpected; My Greatest Adventure
  9. 8. ["Who is Hawkman..."]
    Hawkman
  10. 9. The Capsule Out of Time
  11. 10. ["Let's prepare for a landing!"]
    Doctor Rocket
  12. 11. The Court of Creatures
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  13. 12. ["For the very best..."]
    Challengers of the Unknown; Blackhawk
  14. 13. ["Dr. Epee, the great French scientist, sent me this robot..."]
    Professor Eureka
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Stephens Credit Sales
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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