(July 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-05-28
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 House of Mystery #144 and copyright registration.


[Space Pets for Sale!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction

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

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

I Lived in Two Bodies! (Table of Contents: 2)

Split Man / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Cliff Battles
Synopsis
Explorer Cliff Battles is stranded in the jungle after a plane crash, and is given a golden belt by the natives that enables him to split into two men so that he can determine the safest way back to civilization.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

First Split Man story; see also Strange Adventures #203.

[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
?
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

Watch for the First Superboy 80 Page Annual! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

The Hermit Who Haunted Mt. Menace (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis
Two thieves return to the mountain cave where they hid the loot from an old robbery and encounter a weird old hermit who claims that the mountain is alive.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
These ancient gods control the destiny of my people.
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter Puptent

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

House of Secrets; House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 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)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In France, in the early 17th century, Louis Gaufridi...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

Space Pets for Sale! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
Mike Barnaby finds a crashed spaceship with alien animals aboard. He sells them as pets but they are really disguised criminals who steal radioactive material.

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

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

The Whole Batman Family! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Ant Farm / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Space Pets for Sale!]
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Best Values Co.
  3. 2. I Lived in Two Bodies!
    Split Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  5. 4. Learn from Your Hobbies!
  6. 5. Watch for the First Superboy 80 Page Annual!
    Superboy
  7. 6. The Hermit Who Haunted Mt. Menace
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  9. 8. ["These ancient gods control the destiny of my people."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  10. 9. ["For the very best..."]
    House of Secrets; House of Mystery
  11. 10. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  12. 11. ["In France, in the early 17th century, Louis Gaufridi..."]
    Strange But True
  13. 12. Space Pets for Sale!
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  15. 14. The Whole Batman Family!
    Batman
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Ant Farm
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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