(October 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1964-08-27
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 copyright registration.


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)

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

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

[no title indexed] (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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I will now walk on these hot coals!
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)

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

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

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the late 1800s, an Oklahoma farmer buried a large quantity of gold...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

[no title indexed] (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)

Editing
Related Scans
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:
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  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Jerry Hillegas
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