(July-August 1964)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-05-14
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.

Challenge of the Split Man! (Table of Contents)

Eclipso / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Eclipso; Bruce Gordon
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Possible Dillin pencils and Moldoff inks per Nick Caputo, Mark Evanier and others on the Alex Toth Facebook Page, who believe the image closely copies Toth's interior splash. Previous indexer credited Alex Toth on pencils and inks.

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

Best Values Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Doctor-7's Supernatural Ally (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 Starkmen

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Mark Merlin; Elsa Magussen; Doctor-7 (villain); The Morloo (villain)
Synopsis
Doctor-7 steals various ingredients he needs to perform a spell that will summon the Morloo, a giant supernatural monster of great power.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer verified by Martin O'Hearn

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Learn from Your Hobbies! (Table of Contents: 4)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Jim learns that people's hobbies can help them in their school work and can be interesting, too.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

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

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

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The tying of knots has always...
Genre
non-fiction

Watch for the First Superboy Annual! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Challenge of the Split-Man! (Table of Contents: 7)

Eclipso / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
superhero
Characters
Eclipso; Bruce Gordon; Mona Bennet; Professor Bennet; RO-G-E-R [RObot Ground Excavator and Reducer]
Synopsis
Eclipso strands Gordon and the Bennets on a deserted island and takes control of Gordon's robot ROGER. Gordon and the Bennets are rescued and arrive in time to stop Eclipso.
Reprints

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

Peter Puptent, Explorer / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
What have you got there?
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter Puptent

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 8 of the previous story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.67 page (report information)

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

House of Mystery; J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter form Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Ant Farm / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Body Building Club / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Beat the Champ! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Aurora Model Motoring / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Challenge of the Split Man!
    Eclipso
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  3. 2. Doctor-7's Supernatural Ally
    Mark Merlin
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  5. 4. Learn from Your Hobbies!
  6. 5. ["The tying of knots has always..."]
    World of the Weird
  7. 6. Watch for the First Superboy Annual!
    Superboy
  8. 7. Challenge of the Split-Man!
    Eclipso
  9. 8. ["What have you got there?"]
    Peter Puptent, Explorer
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  11. 10. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    House of Mystery; J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter form Mars
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Ant Farm
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  17. 16. Beat the Champ!
    Aurora Model Motoring
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