(June-July 1961)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1961-04-28
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Challengers of the Unknown #20.


The Shadow-Thief of Midway City! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Shadow-Thief
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Strange Spells of the Sorcerer! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (credited)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkfirl [Shayera Hol]; Konrad Koslak (villain); Mavis Trent; Commissioner George Emmett
Synopsis:
An amateur sorcerer conjures up mythical beasts to help him commit crimes and battle Hawkman and Hawkgirl.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts: unnumbered part 1 (6 pp.), Part 2 (6.67 pp.). Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Parents Have Rights, Too! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 7 of the previous story sequence.

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

The Flash; Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Hunters in Cornwall, England, refuse to shoot at a raven..."] (Table of Contents)

Strange Bird Beliefs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Hawkman's Roost / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Art Mann, Paul Ceparano, John Pierce, John Nortridge, L. L. Simpson, Gary Schacter, Hiram Boggs, Jay Golden, Carey McGiffen, Edward Lahmann, Harvey Scavran.

Shadow-Thief of Midway City! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (credited)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Shadow-Thief [Carl Sands] (introduction, villain, origin); Commissioner George Emmett
Synopsis:
Carl Sands helps an alien from another dimension, who gives him a Dimensiometer which allows him to turn into a living shadow.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

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

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

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

Padell Book Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Shadow-Thief of Midway City!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Joe Weider
  3. 2. Strange Spells of the Sorcerer!
    Hawkman
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  5. 4. Parents Have Rights, Too!
  6. 5. ["For the very best..."]
    The Flash; Mystery in Space
  7. 6. ["Hunters in Cornwall, England, refuse to shoot at a raven..."]
    Strange Bird Beliefs
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman's Roost
  9. 8. Shadow-Thief of Midway City!
    Hawkman
  10. 9. Just Imagine!
    Justice League of America
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Padell Book Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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