(November-December 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 Nest of Fear!] (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Your United Nations at Work (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Burmese Lin Tan goes to WHO nursing school in Rangoon. She then is able to diagnose the bubonic plague in her home village.

Indexer Notes

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

The Nest of Fear! (Table of Contents: 2)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magusson; Memakata
Synopsis:
Mark and Elsa discover a cave that contains legendary creatures such as the roc and the kraken, and they must defeat the creatures when they escape.

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."] (Table of Contents: 4)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

["I'll show you how we go about exploring a tomb!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

Newest Hit in DC's Hall of Fame-- (Table of Contents: 6)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #83

Secret Locked in the Ice (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 1.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Gene Colan ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime
Synopsis:
A thief returns to the Alps to recover a stolen treasure previously lost there but the search ends in his death.
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Kubert; ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Flash Annual (DC, 1963 series) #1

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

Script:
Murray Boltinoff ?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Paul Gambaccini; John Tully; Fred Romanek; Michael E. Colby; Martin Kasdan Jr.; Susanne LaBoccetta; Jimmy Milligan; Gregory Kerekes; Lucy Hahn

["Come in! Moolah the Mystic will read the crystal ball for you!"] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

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

Genre:
humor; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

Hit the Combat Trail (Table of Contents: 13)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
historical; horror-suspense; western-frontier
Keywords:
monsters

Indexer Notes

house ad for Tomahawk (DC, 1950 series) #89, on sale September 5

Eclipso's Amazing Ally! (Table of Contents: 14)

Eclipso / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Bob Haney
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Alex Toth (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Bruce Gordon; Eclipso; Professor Simon Bennett; Mona Bennett
Synopsis:
Eclipso builds a robot Eclipso to fool Bruce Gordon but when the robot Eclipso traps Bruce and Professor Bennett and tries to kill them, Eclipso must help them escape.
Reprints:

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Here It Is, Fans-- (Table of Contents: 16)

Green Arrow; Manhunter from Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #50

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 17)

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

Roman War Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [The Nest of Fear!]
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. Your United Nations at Work
  3. 2. The Nest of Fear!
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  6. 5. ["I'll show you how we go about exploring a tomb!"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  7. 6. Newest Hit in DC's Hall of Fame--
    The Doom Patrol
  8. 7. Secret Locked in the Ice
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    The Flash
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Mark Merlin's Mailbox
  13. 12. ["Come in! Moolah the Mystic will read the crystal ball for you!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  14. 13. Hit the Combat Trail
    Tomahawk
  15. 14. Eclipso's Amazing Ally!
    Eclipso
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  17. 16. Here It Is, Fans--
    Green Arrow; Manhunter from Mars
  18. 17. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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