(October-November 1961)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.10 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1961-08-29
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.


Master of the Dinosaurs! (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
dinosaurs; pterodactyl; Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. These records also credit inks to "Andru."

Test Your Talent (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Task Force X; Suicide Squad / comic story / 14 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
pterodactyls

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. In three chapters of 5.67, 5.67, and 2.67 pages.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Showcase; The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

A Message from Otto the Robot! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Bobby dreams about the fantastic future that robots will provide, but the robot in his dream reminds him that humans will always be needed too.

Indexer Notes

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

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

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

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

Centre Coin Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Sea Devils; Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Artillery Spotter Planes (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

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

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

The Big Step from the Sky (Table of Contents: 12)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Menace of the Mirage People! (Table of Contents: 13)

Task Force X; Suicide Squad / comic story / 9.67 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]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

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

[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) /

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Master of the Dinosaurs!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  2. 1. Test Your Talent
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Master of the Dinosaurs!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; The Atom
  6. 5. A Message from Otto the Robot!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Centre Coin Company
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  10. 9. ["For the very best..."]
    Sea Devils; Wonder Woman
  11. 10. Artillery Spotter Planes
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. The Big Step from the Sky
  14. 13. Menace of the Mirage People!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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