(September-October 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

The Three Faces of Fear! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magussen

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

Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Three Faces of Fear (Table of Contents: 2)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake ?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magussen
Synopsis:
Mark Merlin is transformed into a spirit by three ghosts who need his help to move on to the next plane of existence.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Door of No Return (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Don Miguel learns a valuable lesson after he tries to cheat a poor village out of a magical artifact which nearly traps him in another dimension.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 10)

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 Ronald Troyer; David Prather; Doug Barber; Roger Croy; Joan Harper

["Can you get me to speak to my brother?"] (Table of Contents: 11)

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: 12) (Expand) /

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

Duel of the Divided Man (Table of Contents: 13)

Eclipso / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Eclipso; Bruce Gordon; Professor Simon Bennett; Mona Bennett; Doctor Karko; Colonel Gray
Synopsis:
Bruce Gordon and Profesor Bennett go into orbit in an experimental space capsule. When it looks like Eclipso could take over Gordon permanently, Gordon tries to sacrifice himself.
Reprints:

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

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

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

104 Kings' Knights / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

150 Civil War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Three Faces of Fear!
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia
  3. 2. The Three Faces of Fear
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. Celebrate the Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. ["Hi! Boys and girls, here is your big chance..."]
  8. 7. Door of No Return
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Mark Merlin's Mailbox
  12. 11. ["Can you get me to speak to my brother?"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  14. 13. Duel of the Divided Man
    Eclipso
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    104 Kings' Knights
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    150 Civil War Soldiers
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Gene Reed
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ed Boner