(September 1964)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of February, May, August and November
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Secret of the Purple People! (Table of Contents)

J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook
Reprints:

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Secret of the Purple People (Table of Contents: 2)

J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook; the Venomee
Synopsis:
The Idol-Head releases the Venomee, a race of creatures who are searching for the means to turn into human form. They are able to disrupt the Manhunter's own power to change form.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Idol-Head of Diabolu

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Martin O'Hearn. Story in two chapters of 7.67 pages each.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

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

["Use coupon below and House of Mystery will be delivered to you regularly..."] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Walter's International Wax Museum / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Task Force / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["In the middle of the 19th century, an Englishman named John Collins..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Mysteries of the Ages / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
John Collins

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

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Treasure of Forgotten Powers (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Three treasure hunters are searching for the fabled hoard of Quixtol in South America.
Reprints:

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

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

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

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Revolutionary War Soldiers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Look at Moolah on the bed of spikes."] (Table of Contents: 16)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Purple People!
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  3. 2. Secret of the Purple People
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  6. 5. ["Use coupon below and House of Mystery will be delivered to you regularly..."]
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Walter's International Wax Museum
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Task Force
  10. 9. ["In the middle of the 19th century, an Englishman named John Collins..."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  13. 12. Treasure of Forgotten Powers
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  17. 16. ["Look at Moolah on the bed of spikes."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Roman War Soldiers
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