(January 1962)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (associate); George Kashdan (associate)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Secret of the Super-Gorillas! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Secret of the Super-Gorillas (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Two apes are mutated by a meteor, gaining increased intelligence and super-powers, which enable them to foil an alien invasion.

Now in a Magazine of His Own! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Aquaman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Riddle of the Boy-Genius (Table of Contents: 5)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Young Jimmy Gibbs is telepathically contacted by an alien boy who tells him how to create disasters, then fix them, until something goes wrong and he can't stop what he set in motion.
Reprints:

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Rip Hunter... Time Master; My Greatest Adventure; Tales of the Unexpected / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Clocks of Doom! (Table of Contents: 7)

cartoon / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
strange legends involving clocks
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Bob Bailey.

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

Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co. Inc. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Secret of the Happy Pig! (Table of Contents: 9)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals
Characters:
Peter Porkchops; Mervin Mouse; Wolfie
Synopsis:
Peter tells Mervin that the secret of really being happy is just to be yourself rather than trying to be like everyone else.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated April 1958.

The Mystery of the Sorcerer's Squad (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Lt. Jed Conway; Staley; Dick Larsen; Al Francis
Synopsis:
A detective tries to catch a gang of crooks by tricking them into believing that three magic wands can help them in their crimes, but then it turns out that the wands really do work.
Reprints:

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Tomahawk; Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

War Against Witchcraft (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

["It's good to get away from my work for a day."] (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

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 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) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Super-Gorillas!
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. The Secret of the Super-Gorillas
  4. 3. Now in a Magazine of His Own!
    Aquaman
  5. 4. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Batman
  6. 5. Riddle of the Boy-Genius
  7. 6. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    Rip Hunter... Time Master; My Greatest Adventure; Tales of the Unexpected
  8. 7. Clocks of Doom!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Jaro Stamp Co.; Maxim Stamp Co. Inc.
  10. 9. The Secret of the Happy Pig!
    Peter Porkchops
  11. 10. The Mystery of the Sorcerer's Squad
  12. 11. ["For the very best..."]
    Tomahawk; Blackhawk
  13. 12. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Superman
  14. 13. War Against Witchcraft
  15. 14. ["It's good to get away from my work for a day."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Manufacturing Company
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
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