(July 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

Invasion of the Fish-Men! (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:
underwater

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2) (Expand) /

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

The Pied-Piper Creature! (Table of Contents: 3)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A space ship containing weird interplanetary creatures crashes on Earth and the pilot is injured and unable to help round them up when they escape.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Good night! I don't care if your experiment is a success."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Dolly and the Professor / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Dolly; the Professor
Keywords:
invisibility

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Gifts from Your Elders! (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
A group of teens discover that they can learn many things from older people.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Rip Hunter... Time Master in Another 3-Part Thriller... (Table of Contents: 8)

Rip Hunter... Time Master / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Rip Hunter... Time Master (DC, 1961 series) #3, on sale May 16

The Second Life of Simon Steele (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Simon Steele; Danny Clay; Tad Miller; Chet Baxter; Miss Whalen; Mike Farmer; Willy Lawson
Synopsis:
The ghost of a lawyer who relied on sorcery returns after 150 years to take revenge on the descendant of the person who stopped him originally.
Reprints:

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Last Trip to Lo'ana (Table of Contents: 11)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
adventure

["The acid found in lemons and oranges."] (Table of Contents: 12)

Science Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
Martin Naydel ?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Moolah walking on those hot coals is quite a tourist attraction!"] (Table of Contents: 14)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

The Invasion of the Fish-Men (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa
Synopsis:
Mark and Elsa encounter an invasion force of fish creatures from another dimension.
Keywords:
underwater

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

Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

At Last! (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Invasion of the Fish-Men!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  4. 3. The Pied-Piper Creature!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  6. 5. ["Good night! I don't care if your experiment is a success."]
    Dolly and the Professor
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  8. 7. Gifts from Your Elders!
  9. 8. Rip Hunter... Time Master in Another 3-Part Thriller...
    Rip Hunter... Time Master
  10. 9. The Second Life of Simon Steele
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  12. 11. Last Trip to Lo'ana
  13. 12. ["The acid found in lemons and oranges."]
    Science Quiz
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. ["Moolah walking on those hot coals is quite a tourist attraction!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  16. 15. The Invasion of the Fish-Men
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  18. 17. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  19. 18. At Last!
    Secret Origins
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
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