(June-July 1962)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1962-04-26
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
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 ad in Mystery in Space #76.


Menace of the Dragonfly Raiders! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Dragonfly Raiders
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Winner of the 1962 "Best Single Comic Book Cover" Alley Award.

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Menace of the Dragonfly Raiders (Table of Contents: 2)

Hawkman / comic story / 24.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Joe Kubert (credited)
Inks:
Joe Kubert (credited)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shayera Hol]; Chief Andar Pul; Dragonfly Raiders (villains); Byth (villain); Jarl (villain); Krandor Vat; Matter Master (cameo flashback); Konrad Kaslak (cameo flashback); Shadow-Thief (cameo flashback)
Synopsis:
Hawkman and Hawkgirl return to Thanagar, where Byth has escaped from prison and replicated his powers in the others of his gang. The Hawks use police techniques they learned on Earth to capture the criminals.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in 3 parts: Part 1 (unnumbered, 7 pp.), Part 2 (7 pp.), Part 3 (10.67 pp.)

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents: 3)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Frank takes his friends to the public library where they are impressed with the different kinds of books that can teach them new things.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

On the page immediately following page 7 of the main story sequence.

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Hawkman's Roost / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters from Donna Hainbaugh, Paul Gambaccini, M.R. Motta, Jerry Bails, Jim Smith, Ron Selose, Tom Brown, Donald A. Thompson.

On the two pages immediately following page 14 of the main story sequence.

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

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

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

Garcelon Stamp Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

["According to a rural superstition..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Strange Bird Beliefs / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; animal

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

Salada Tea Bags / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Menace of the Dragonfly Raiders!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. The Menace of the Dragonfly Raiders
    Hawkman
  4. 3. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    The Atom
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hawkman's Roost
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Garcelon Stamp Co.
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Green Lantern
  11. 10. ["According to a rural superstition..."]
    Strange Bird Beliefs
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Salada Tea Bags
  13. 12. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
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