(June 1963)

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:
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

The Alien Body-Thief! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Not Wanted: High School Dropouts! (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:
Alvin learns that it's hard to get a good job unless you finish school, and decides against dropping out.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Ixar-- Sinister Statue of the Cyclades (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
When a statue of two ancient gods comes to life and goes on a rampage, a group of scientists discover that it is really a robot from another planet.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Here comes Ahmid."] (Table of Contents: 4)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 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: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Swing Is to DC! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

The Menace of the Metal Master (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Engineer Abel White finds an alien device that allows him to control anything made of metal, which he decides to use for revenge on those who rejected his ideas.

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

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

How Would You Explain It? (Table of Contents: 9)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
unexplained phenomena

Two Spectacular Heroes! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Rip Hunter... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["What is the leading occupation in the world?"] (Table of Contents: 11)

Quick Quiz / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
H. T. Elmo
Pencils:
H. T. Elmo
Inks:
H. T. Elmo
Colors:
?
Letters:
H. T. Elmo

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
  • from ?

Indexer Notes

Not the same Quick Quiz as in Detective Comics #174.

The Alien Body Thief (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Authorities from the planet Vrann arrive on Earth to pursue a criminal who has stolen the body of a human, but things are not what they seem.

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

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

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Alien Body-Thief!
  2. 1. Not Wanted: High School Dropouts!
  3. 2. Ixar-- Sinister Statue of the Cyclades
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Here comes Ahmid."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. The Swing Is to DC!
  8. 7. The Menace of the Metal Master
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  10. 9. How Would You Explain It?
  11. 10. Two Spectacular Heroes!
    Aquaman; Rip Hunter... Time Master
  12. 11. ["What is the leading occupation in the world?"]
    Quick Quiz
  13. 12. The Alien Body Thief
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  17. 16. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
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  • Gregory Fischer
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