(June-July 1961)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1961-04-25
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in The Flash #121 and copyright registration. On-sale date of April 28 in 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: 1) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Strange Spells of the Sorcerer! (Table of Contents: 2)

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 Kaslak (villain); Mavis Trent; Commissioner George Emmett
Synopsis
Hawkman and Hawkgirl confront an amateur sorcerer who conjures up mythical beasts to keep the Thanagarians busy while he steals five objects, which, when used in an ancient spell, should transform him into the Earth's mightiest sorcerer.
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: 3) (Expand) /

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

Parents Have Rights, Too! (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
advocacy

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hunters in Cornwall, England, refuse to shoot at a raven...
Genre
non-fiction; animal

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Joe Kubert (illustration)
Inks
Joe Kubert (illustration)
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: 8)

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: 9) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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