(November 1963)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date:
1963-09-05
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Flash Annual #1.


The Amazing Thefts of the I.Q. Gang! (Table of Contents)

Hawkman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Ira Quimby; I.Q. Gang; Hawkman [Carter Hall; Kator Hol]; Adam Strange (inset)
Reprints:
Keywords:
blackjacks; jetboots; truncheons

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

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

The Super-Brain of Adam Strange! (Table of Contents: 2)

Adam Strange / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Sardath
Synopsis:
Sardath attempts to control Adam's Zeta-Beam visits to Rann, but a side-effect gives Adam a super-evolved brain which also creates a brain-wave menace for the planet. When Alanna shuts down Sardath's machine, all returns to normal but some of the brain-wave energy becomes frozen into a rock which Adam takes back to Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

References Mystery in Space #75 and 85. Continued in the next story in this issue, "Amazing Thefts of The I.Q. Gang!"

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Flashiest News of the Year... (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

Via Rocket Mail / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?; Joe Kubert
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

The first "letter" has Joe Kubert graciously handing over art duties on Hawkman to Murphy Anderson. Sequence added by Bob Bailey.

Amazing Thefts of the I.Q. Gang! (Table of Contents: 6)

Hawkman / comic story / 13.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Hawkman [Carter Hall; Katar Hol]; Hawkgirl [Shiera Hall; Shayera Hol]; Ira Quimby [I.Q.]; I.Q. Gang (villains, intro); Adam Strange (cameo in Earth identity)
Synopsis:
Ira Quimby's thinking is enhanced whenever he is near the rock that Adam Strange brought back to earth containing his super brain-waves. Ira constructs several super-science devices and executes crimes until defeated by Hawkman and Hawkgirl, and the rock eventually stops emitting the brain-waves.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Story in two parts of 6.67 pages each. Continued from previous story in this issue, "The Super-Brain of Adam Strange!" Adam Strange cameo noted by Bob Bailey.

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

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

["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Zenith Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

The Brave and the Bold / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

102 Ships of All Nations / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

American Bodybuilding Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Amazing Thefts of the I.Q. Gang!
    Hawkman
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Made Simple Self-Teaching Encyclopedia
  3. 2. The Super-Brain of Adam Strange!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. The Flashiest News of the Year...
    Giant Flash Annual
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Via Rocket Mail
  7. 6. Amazing Thefts of the I.Q. Gang!
    Hawkman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. ["Get these favorite, exciting and entertaining comics magazines..."]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Co.
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    The Brave and the Bold
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    102 Ships of All Nations
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Bailey
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk