(December 1961-January 1962)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date
1961-10-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical 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.


Prisoners of the Dinosaur Zoo! (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
Dinosaur

Indexer Notes

Pencil credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, December 2008. These records also list inks as "Andru."

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

Art Instruction Schools / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Prisoners of the Dinosaur Zoo! (Table of Contents: 2)

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]
Reprints
Keywords
dinosaurs; pterodactyls; robots; tyrannosaurus rex

Indexer Notes

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

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Superboy / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

People Are People! (Table of Contents: 5)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Neon gas is colored crimson...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Rain of Fire! (Table of Contents: 7)

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; Sculptor Sorcerer (villain); Karra; Noko (ape, death); Sneeko (underworld leader, villain)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Story in two parts: unnumbered part one (5.67 pp.) and Part Two (6.67 pp.).

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

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

The Amazing Avalanche Hunters! (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
adventure; non-fiction

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 6 of the previous story sequence.

Danger-Sniper! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; war

Indexer Notes

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[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) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Daisy B-B Gun / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prisoners of the Dinosaur Zoo!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  2. 1. Test Your Talent!
    Art Instruction Schools
  3. 2. Prisoners of the Dinosaur Zoo!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Superboy
  6. 5. People Are People!
  7. 6. ["Neon gas is colored crimson..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That
  8. 7. Rain of Fire!
    Task Force X; Suicide Squad
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  10. 9. The Amazing Avalanche Hunters!
  11. 10. Danger-Sniper!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Ice Cream Bar
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Daisy B-B Gun
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