(July-August 1963)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Murray Boltinoff
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Doctor-7, King of the Supernatural (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Doctor-7; Elsa Magussen; Eclipso [Bruce Gordon] (inset)

["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

Doctor-7, King of the Supernatural (Table of Contents: 2)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 10.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman ?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Doctor-7; Elsa Magusson; Memakata
Synopsis:
Doctor-7 finds a way to hypnotize Mark Merlin into stealing the ingredients he needs for his magic potions, but he is eventually outwitted by Merlin.

Indexer Notes

writer speculation by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 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) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

A Tree Grows on Second Street (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
The Badger Club learns about the rules for planting trees along the streets in their town.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Eclipso, the Genius Who Fought Himself (Table of Contents: 8)

Eclipso / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman ?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Eclipso [Bruce Gordon] (villain, introduction, origin); Mona Bennett; Professor Simon Bennett (Mona's father); Mophir (villain, flashback)
Synopsis:
Bruce Gordon becomes Eclipso for the first time, destroying Solar City, and with the help of Professor Bennett, discovers explains how he was transformed into Eclipso during a solar eclipse.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Black Diamond; Solar City

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

Mark Merlin's Mailbox / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Murray Boltinoff
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Billy McIlhany; Tom Jones; John Dunne. Also includes brief biography of artist Lee Elias.

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

["You and your magic!"] (Table of Contents: 10)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah; Mrs. Moolah

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 8 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

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

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

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Convoy Terror / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Task Force / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Doctor-7, King of the Supernatural
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  3. 2. Doctor-7, King of the Supernatural
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  8. 7. A Tree Grows on Second Street
  9. 8. Eclipso, the Genius Who Fought Himself
    Eclipso
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mark Merlin's Mailbox
  11. 10. ["You and your magic!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Convoy Terror
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner