(August 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

Creatures of Camouflage Forest! (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:
Elsa; Mark Merlin

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

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

Return of the Phantom Physician (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Anselmo the Great; Dr. Miles Menken; Jimmy Menken; El Tigre
Synopsis:
Dr. Miles Menken is visited three times by his fabled ancestor Anselmo the Great, a physician with great healing powers.
Keywords:
medicine

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Hmm -- everything has to be bigger these days!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman... (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

At Last! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Man with the Mineral Powers (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Geologist Bart Hobbs convinces a grand jury that inexplicable transformations of his body forced him to commit various thefts, but his lies are eventually exposed.

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

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

The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

The Day the World Vanished (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Creatures of Camouflage Forest (Table of Contents: 13)

A Mark Merlin Mystery / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa; General Chester Mills
Synopsis:
Astronauts bring back plants from an asteroid that are actually creatures that can change their forms.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

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

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Creatures of Camouflage Forest!
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  3. 2. Return of the Phantom Physician
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  6. 5. ["Hmm -- everything has to be bigger these days!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. See the Many Fantastic Faces of Superman...
    Superman
  8. 7. At Last!
    Secret Origins
  9. 8. The Man with the Mineral Powers
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  11. 10. The Inside Stories of Batman and Robin's Top Secrets
    Batman and Robin
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. The Day the World Vanished
  14. 13. The Creatures of Camouflage Forest
    A Mark Merlin Mystery
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner