(June-July 1964)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-04-16
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 Silver 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 House of Mystery #143 and copyright registration. On-sale date of April 9 in ad in Strange Adventures #164.


King of Nightmare Jungle! (Table of Contents)

Green Glob / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; 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

The Anti-Hex Merchant (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
horror-suspense

Meet the New J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars (Table of Contents: 3) (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: 4) (Expand) /

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

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

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The crystal ball says sunny and warm today...
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic
Synopsis
The newspaper weather report turns out to be more accurate than the crystal ball.
Reprints

Doom Was My Treasure! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell
Inks
Howard Purcell
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
adventure

Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Space Ranger; Adam Strange / 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)

True Tales of the Unexpected / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

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

Odd-Ball Otto / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At last! I have perfected my machine.
Genre
humor; science fiction
Synopsis
Otto has invented a machine to do "practically anything a person can do."

The King of Nightmare Jungle (Table of Contents: 11)

Green Glob / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Green Glob; Alfred Meeks; Bill Bragan; Katung
Synopsis
The Green Glob, a strange "mass of energy," drifts around the world causing strange things to happen to people on whom it happens to settle. In this story, Alfred Meeks is transported to the Nightmare Jungle of Tubos, where he saves its inhabitants from the wizard Katung, who has sent weird monsters to menace them. This gives Meeks the self-confidence he needs to get his girlfriend back when he returns to Earth.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

Three Weird Thrillers... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures / 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)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. King of Nightmare Jungle!
    Green Glob
  2. 1. Are You a Good Neighbor?
  3. 2. The Anti-Hex Merchant
  4. 3. Meet the New J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  5. 4. Emerging from His Cloak of Shadows
    I -- Spy!
  6. 5. ["The crystal ball says sunny and warm today..."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. Doom Was My Treasure!
  8. 7. Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine!
    Space Ranger; Adam Strange
  9. 8. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  11. 10. ["At last! I have perfected my machine."]
    Odd-Ball Otto
  12. 11. The King of Nightmare Jungle
    Green Glob
  13. 12. Three Weird Thrillers...
    Strange Adventures
  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
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner