(February 1962)

DC, 1957 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 (editor); Murray Boltinoff (associate editor); George Kashdan (associate editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Trap of the Timeless Creatures! (Table of Contents)

Blackhawk / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]

["Dear Boys and Girls:"] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Sinister Hunts of Mr. Safari (Table of Contents: 2)

Blackhawk / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]; Mr. Safari (villain)
Synopsis:
Mr. Safari approaches crimes like the leader of a safari into dangerous territory.
Keywords:
armored truck; deadfall trap; museum; snare; zoo

A Fantastic New Adventure...Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["We've circled the earth."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Synopsis:
Dr. Rocket's wife gives him a message while he's in orbit.
Keywords:
spaceship

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

Let Science Serve You! (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Inks:
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Facts about scientific discoveries and a reminder to have an annual physical to take advantage of advances in medicine.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Hendrickson's Super-Substitute (Table of Contents: 7)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]
Synopsis:
An inventor constructs an indestructible super robot that looks like Hendrickson.
Keywords:
dam; fire; flood; jets; radium; robot

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Bomb Sight / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Agile Pronghorn (Table of Contents: 10)

Let's Go Hunting! / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel
Pencils:
Martin Naydel
Inks:
Martin Naydel
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Weird Flights Over the Pacific (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Strange stories of one man surviving in a damaged bomber over the Philippines in 1943 and the disappearance of the crew of blimp near San Francisco in 1942.
Keywords:
blimp; bomber; Philippines; San Francisco; World War II

Trap of the Timeless Creatures (Table of Contents: 12)

Blackhawk / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Blackhawks [Blackhawk; Andre; Chuck; Hendrickson; Olaf; Stanislaus; Chop-Chop]
Synopsis:
The Blackhawks investigate an "Island of Monsters," where strange petrified creatures suddenly come to life and attack them.
Keywords:
aliens; geyser; island; jets; monsters; spaceship

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Liebowitz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

average sales: 305,000

Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Best Values Co. / 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) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Frontier Cabin / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Trap of the Timeless Creatures!
    Blackhawk
  2. 1. ["Dear Boys and Girls:"]
    DC Comics
  3. 2. The Sinister Hunts of Mr. Safari
    Blackhawk
  4. 3. A Fantastic New Adventure...Beneath the Earth!
    The Brave and the Bold; Cave Carson
  5. 4. ["We've circled the earth."]
    Doctor Rocket
  6. 5. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Batman Annual
  7. 6. Let Science Serve You!
  8. 7. Hendrickson's Super-Substitute
    Blackhawk
  9. 8. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
    DC Comics
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Bomb Sight
  11. 10. Agile Pronghorn
    Let's Go Hunting!
  12. 11. Weird Flights Over the Pacific
  13. 12. Trap of the Timeless Creatures
    Blackhawk
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Superman Annual
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Jowett Institute of Physical Training
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Frontier Cabin
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Merlin Haas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
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