(January-February 1964)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1963-11-14
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

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Rip Hunter ... Time Master #18 and copyright registration.

Threat of the Horrible Hex! (Table of Contents)

Mark Merlin / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Brown
Inks
Bob Brown
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mark Merlin

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

Mike Marvel System / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Threat of the Horrible Hex (Table of Contents: 2)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magusson; Henrietta von Halz
Synopsis
Mark and Elsa travel to central Pennsylvania to help a young woman escape from a curse on her family from the days of the colonial witch trials.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

Now -- Together -- In One Great Comics Magazine! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Aquaman; Hawkman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Untold Stories of Superman! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Great Houdini (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre
non-fiction; biography
Synopsis
brief recap of the career of stage magician and escape artist Harry Houdini

Two Trail-Blazing Heroes (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Tomahawk; Rip Hunter ... Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Aurora Model Motoring / advertisement / 2 pages (report information)

Hideout on Fear Island (Table of Contents: 11)

Eclipso / comic story / 12.67 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; Dr. Zanor [Karl Kluge]
Synopsis
Professor Bennett is accused of using a rapid-grow plant experiment by a small South-American country and destroying a village.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Mona knows that Bruce Gordon and Eclipso are the same person, but how she learns that is not told until the next issue.

Newest Hit in DC's Hall of Fame! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

For Holiday Giving and Holiday Getting! (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Script
Murray Boltinoff
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

letters submitted by Rosemary Cucio; Elaine Lewis; Franklin C. Crawford; Juliana Borland; Pete Holland; Blaine Board; Freddy Rosenfeld

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

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

Fly-Over Chicane (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Gilbert Auto-rama / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Threat of the Horrible Hex!
    Mark Merlin
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  3. 2. The Threat of the Horrible Hex
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. Now -- Together -- In One Great Comics Magazine!
    Aquaman; Hawkman
  5. 4. The Untold Stories of Superman!
    Superman
  6. 5. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!
    Batman and Robin
  7. 6. The Great Houdini
  8. 7. Two Trail-Blazing Heroes
    Tomahawk; Rip Hunter ... Time Master
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Aurora Model Motoring
  12. 11. Hideout on Fear Island
    Eclipso
  13. 12. Newest Hit in DC's Hall of Fame!
    The Doom Patrol
  14. 13. For Holiday Giving and Holiday Getting!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mark Merlin's Mailbox
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Bodybuilding Club
  17. 16. Fly-Over Chicane
    Gilbert Auto-rama
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