(October 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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

Secret of Robot X-1! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Charles Cuidera
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Smoking Is for Squares! (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:
Paulette Breen (winner of the Palisades Amusement Park's Miss American Teenager contest) tells Bob and his friends that girls don't like guys who smoke.

Indexer Notes

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

The Prisoners of the Hour Glass (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Two shipwrecked fishermen find themselves on an island where a strange old man claims to have discovered the secret of immortality.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

["I will now walk on these hot coals!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

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: 6) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

The Criminal Who Couldn't Do Evil! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Small-time crook Eddie Kearns steals a magic ring that gives him super-strength, but every time he tries to pull off a robbery, he ends up saving people from disaster.

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

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["In the late 1800s, an Oklahoma farmer buried a large quantity of gold..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

["Stop! Treacherous traps!"] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

The Secret of Robot X-1! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Scientist Charles Grayson secretly attempts to improve upon a newly-deployed robot policeman but his lab assistant uses the new robot to frame Grayson for theft.
Reprints:

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

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

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

Kings' Knights / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

100 Toy Soldiers / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of Robot X-1!
  2. 1. Smoking Is for Squares!
  3. 2. The Prisoners of the Hour Glass
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  6. 5. ["I will now walk on these hot coals!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  9. 8. The Criminal Who Couldn't Do Evil!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Zenith Company
  13. 12. ["In the late 1800s, an Oklahoma farmer buried a large quantity of gold..."]
    Strange but True
  14. 13. ["Stop! Treacherous traps!"]
    The Flash
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  16. 15. The Secret of Robot X-1!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Kings' Knights
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Revolutionary War Soldiers
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    100 Toy Soldiers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes