(May-June 1964)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-03-12
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Schiff

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

The Two Faces of Doom! (Table of Contents)

Eclipso / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Eclipso; Mona Bennett; Professor Simon Bennett
Reprints

Indexer Notes

first Eclipso cover

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

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

The Man Who Played Sorcerer! (Table of Contents: 2)

Mark Merlin / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Inks
Mort Meskin [as Meskin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magussen; Hubert Hartley
Synopsis
When amateur magician Hubert Hartley accidentally acquires Mark Merlin's suitcase after a flight, he causes chaos with the magical artifacts he finds inside.
Keywords
helicopter; magic; potassium nitrate; sulphur

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Names Do Hurt! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
You shouldn't make fun of people.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt... (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6)

World of the Weird / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Halloween stems directly from a Druidic festival...
Genre
non-fiction

The Two Faces of Doom! (Table of Contents: 7)

Eclipso / comic story / 11.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Alex Toth

Genre
superhero
Characters
Eclipso; Bruce Gordon; Mona Bennett; Professor Simon Bennett
Synopsis
Bruce Gordon develops an ultra-violet ray gun to try to make Eclipso into a force for good. A meteor crashes to the ground and a space-creature is released that gives Eclipso new powers.
Reprints
Keywords
black diamond; eclipse; helicopters; lead foil; meteor; ultra-violet rays

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

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

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

Littleton Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

This Famous Symbol is Your Guarantee of the Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Two Faces of Doom!
    Eclipso
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
  3. 2. The Man Who Played Sorcerer!
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
    Strange Adventures; Mystery in Space
  5. 4. Names Do Hurt!
  6. 5. Ride a Sea-Going Thunderbolt...
    Capt. Storm
  7. 6. ["Halloween stems directly from a Druidic festival..."]
    World of the Weird
  8. 7. The Two Faces of Doom!
    Eclipso
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Littleton Coin Co.
  11. 10. This Famous Symbol is Your Guarantee of the Best in Comics Reading
    DC Comics
  12. 11. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
    DC Comics
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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