(June 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1964-04-30
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
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 Tales of the Unexpected #83.


Secret of the Insect-Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Are You a Good Neighbor? (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy
Synopsis:
The boys learn a lesson about littering.

Indexer Notes

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

I Broke Through the Supernatural Barrier (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A scientist works for years trying to find the weird supernatural creatures that are rumored to live in a nearby swamp.

Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Adam Strange; Space Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["Be first in your neighborhood..."] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["Come, I want you to see something..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Puptent, Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

The Aliens' Ally (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A gang of criminals steal tools from a crashed alien ship and use them to commit fantastic robberies, but the aliens help to capture the crooks and regain their tools.

Meet the New J'onn J'onzz (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

I -- Spy! / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

["In the closing years of the 19th century..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Strange but True / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

["I see you came well-prepared, Dr. Rocket..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Reprints:

Secret of the Insect-Men (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An evolution experiment gone wild produces giant insects with the heads of humans.

Watch for the First Superboy Annual! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Fighting Ships / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Insect-Men!
  2. 1. Are You a Good Neighbor?
  3. 2. I Broke Through the Supernatural Barrier
  4. 3. Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine!
    Adam Strange; Space Ranger
  5. 4. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  6. 5. ["Come, I want you to see something..."]
    Peter Puptent, Explorer
  7. 6. The Aliens' Ally
  8. 7. Meet the New J'onn J'onzz
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  9. 8. Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows
    I -- Spy!
  10. 9. ["In the closing years of the 19th century..."]
    Strange but True
  11. 10. ["I see you came well-prepared, Dr. Rocket..."]
    Doctor Rocket
  12. 11. Secret of the Insect-Men
  13. 12. Watch for the First Superboy Annual!
    Superboy
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  16. 15. 126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Ships
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