(August-September 1961)

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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1961-06-22
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Robert Kanigher
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 copyright registration.


Threat of the Giant Eye! (Table of Contents)

Task Force X; Suicide Squad / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Suicide Squad [Task Force X] [Colonel Rick Flag; Jess Bright; Dr. Hugh Evans; Karin Grace]
Reprints
Keywords
cyclops

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. These records also list "Andru" as inker.

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

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

Raid of the Dinosaurs! (Table of Contents: 2)

Task Force X; Suicide Squad / comic story / 12.33 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Suicide Squad [Task Force X] [Colonel Rick Flag; Jess Bright; Dr. Hugh Evans; Karin Grace]; Gen. Brant
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Story in two parts: unnumbered part one (5.67 pages), Part Two (6.67 pages); Part Two with title "Raid of the Dinosaur!" (singular dinosaur).

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Giant Superman Annual; Secret Origins / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That -- / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hail can fall during any time of the year...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Giant Batman Annual / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

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

They Hunt the Deadly Clouds (Table of Contents: 10)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Threat of the Giant Eye! (Table of Contents: 11)

Task Force X; Suicide Squad / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Ross Andru
Inks
Mike Esposito
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
adventure; science fiction
Characters
Suicide Squad [Task Force X] [Colonel Rick Flag; Jess Bright; Dr. Hugh Evans; Karin Grace]; Gen. Brant; Polyphemus (one-eyed cyclops); Queen Kora
Reprints
Keywords
cyclops

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Daisy Manufacturing Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Threat of the Giant Eye!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Raid of the Dinosaurs!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Giant Superman Annual; Secret Origins
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  8. 7. ["Hail can fall during any time of the year..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That --
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Giant Batman Annual
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. They Hunt the Deadly Clouds
  12. 11. Threat of the Giant Eye!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
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