(May 1963)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1963-03-07
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
George Kashdan
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Tales of the Unexpected #76.


The Secret Prisoner of Darkmoor Dungeon! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated March 1967.

Someone's Been Here Before Me! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Astronaut Lee Crane's space mission is disrupted when his ship goes off course and lands on the planet Zeroz, where he deduces that he is not the first Earthman to visit the planet and that he must uncover the identity of the man who preceded him.
Keywords:
astronaut; space travel

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Strange Sports Stories is the most..."] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Microscopic Doom (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist's neighbor and daughter are shrunk to minuscule size by the scientist's assistant, who plans to steal the shrinking formula for himself.
Keywords:
shrinking

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

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

["I can hardly speak..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Now! In Their Own Spectacular Book! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

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

Mystery of the Mentalists (Table of Contents: 12)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
article on the possibility of telepathy

The Secret Prisoner of Darkmoor Dungeon (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Giunta
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A prison cell that has been sealed for 500 years is opened in the present day and a horrible shape-shifting monster escapes.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["I found it! The oldest mummy in the world!"] (Table of Contents: 15)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

147 Famous Automobiles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret Prisoner of Darkmoor Dungeon!
  2. 1. Countdown on Excellence
  3. 2. Someone's Been Here Before Me!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  6. 5. ["Strange Sports Stories is the most..."]
    The Brave and the Bold; Strange Sports Stories
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  9. 8. The Microscopic Doom
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. ["I can hardly speak..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  12. 11. Now! In Their Own Spectacular Book!
    Metal Men
  13. 12. Mystery of the Mentalists
  14. 13. The Secret Prisoner of Darkmoor Dungeon
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  16. 15. ["I found it! The oldest mummy in the world!"]
    Professor Eureka
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    147 Famous Automobiles
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