(March 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-01-30
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in The Flash #143 and copyright registration.

Number theme in the story titles, 12, 13 and 14. Information from Bob Bailey.


Mystery of the 12 O'Clock Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Murphy Anderson
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

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

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

Mystery of the 12 O'Clock Man! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Sid Greene [as S. G.] (signed)
Inks
Sid Greene [as S. G.] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Sid Greene

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Rocket scientist Benjamin Forbes doesn't understand why he vanishes for one hour every Friday.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. We formerly credited Murphy Anderson with inks. Letters credit from Bob Bailey.

Electrifying Announcement! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

Amazing Ratios! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz ?
Pencils
Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
It is estimated that 87% of all our knowledge...
Genre
non-fiction; math & science

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

Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

The 13-Day Wonder! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Carmine Infantino [as Rouge Enfant] (signed)
Inks
Carmine Infantino [as Rouge Enfant] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A miner trapped underground for thirteen days develops strange powers and turns evil, plotting destruction when he returns to the surface.

You Demanded It, and Here It Is... (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Spotlight On... Strange Adventures / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
? (logo illustration)
Inks
? (logo illustration)
Colors
? (logo illustration)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Buddy Saunders; Kenneth Gallagher; Mike Reed; Andy Wickstrom

The Case of the 14 Clueless Crimes (Table of Contents: 10)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron
Pencils
Mike Sekowsky
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters
Star Hawkins; Ilda
Synopsis
Hawkins and Ilda capture a jewel thief who has already eluded the authorities fourteen times.

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

The Atom; Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Give and Take (Table of Contents: 12)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Children take some broken and unused toys to Mr. Craig, who helps them to repair them so they can be donated to charity.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mystery of the 12 O'Clock Man!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  3. 2. Mystery of the 12 O'Clock Man!
  4. 3. Electrifying Announcement!
    Hawkman
  5. 4. ["It is estimated that 87% of all our knowledge..."]
    Amazing Ratios!
  6. 5. ["This is Sgt. Rock, bringin' you DC's first war annual!"]
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  7. 6. The 13-Day Wonder!
  8. 7. You Demanded It, and Here It Is...
    The Doom Patrol
  9. 8. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight On... Strange Adventures
  11. 10. The Case of the 14 Clueless Crimes
    Star Hawkins
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    The Atom; Justice League of America
  13. 12. Give and Take
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Bailey
  • Paul Robinson
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
  • Peter Croome
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  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
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