(June 1962)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale Date
1962-04-10
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)

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in House of Secrets #54 and copyright registration.

My Buddy Became a Cave-Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Aquaman; The Atom; Hawkman; Metal Men / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

My Deadly Island from Space! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Adventurer Victor Burke is given an island made up of land from the planet Tytane by the grateful people of that world, but when it is taken over by a notorious criminal, Burke must make a difficult dicision.
Reprints

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers $1.25 (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Josely Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Grit / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Peter Puptent, Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This tomb is known for its echo.
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter Puptent

I Was a Hero to the Miniature Men! (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Timid salesman Clem Boggs changes his life when he stumbles upon a hidden society of tiny humans and helps fight off an invading dictator.

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

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

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

Science Shorts / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What? Only underwater pictures - no cowboys!
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

They Seek the Sinister Snowman (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Knight Time! / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tom Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Knights who offered their military services to feudal lords for a fee...
Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

My Buddy Became a Cave-Man (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A lab accident turns a scientist into a caveman and threatens to release a collection of deadly viruses.

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

Batman; World's Finest Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents: 15)

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

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

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

[Speed... Velocity...] (Table of Contents: 17)

What's the Difference Between / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tom Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

Genre
non-fiction
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits verified from copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

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

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

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. My Buddy Became a Cave-Man!
  2. 1. ["Tomorrow's stars appear today!"]
    Aquaman; The Atom; Hawkman; Metal Men
  3. 2. My Deadly Island from Space!
  4. 3. ["Your passport to amazing adventures!"]
  5. 4. 100 Toy Soldiers $1.25
    Josely Co.
  6. 5. ["Boys here's a swell way to make $1 to $5 weekly..."]
    Grit
  7. 6. ["This tomb is known for its echo."]
    Peter Puptent, Explorer
  8. 7. I Was a Hero to the Miniature Men!
  9. 8. ["Hawk-a-a-a!"]
    Blackhawk
  10. 9. ["What? Only underwater pictures - no cowboys!"]
    Science Shorts
  11. 10. They Seek the Sinister Snowman
  12. 11. ["Big-big-big news about a small-small-small super-hero..."]
    The Atom
  13. 12. ["Knights who offered their military services to feudal lords for a fee..."]
    Knight Time!
  14. 13. My Buddy Became a Cave-Man
  15. 14. ["This famous symbol is your guarantee..."]
    Batman; World's Finest Comics
  16. 15. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  17. 16. ["Be my guest at Palisades Amusement Park..."]
    Palisades Amusement Park Admission
  18. 17. [Speed... Velocity...]
    What's the Difference Between
  19. 18. ["Here's a package for you from Salada!"]
    Salada Tea Bags
  20. 19. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
  21. 20. ["Reward $9,985.50 for this coin!"]
    Best Values Co.
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