(December 1964-January 1965)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1964-10-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
George Kashdan
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Mystery in Space #96 and copyright registration.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Metamorpho the Element Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Metamorpho; Java
Reprints

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
?

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Origin of Metamorpho (Table of Contents: 2)

Metamorpho the Element Man / comic story / 24 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
Charles Paris
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Metamorpho [Rex Mason] (introduction, origin); Sapphire Stagg (introduction); Simon Stagg (introduction); Java (introduction); Ed (photographer)
Synopsis
Rex Mason agrees to do one last trip for Simon Stagg which will net him enough money to marry Sapphire. Simon send Java with Rex with orders to strand him in Egypt. Java accidentally traps Rex in a pyramid where Rex is given strange powers over the chemical elements.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Story in three parts of 8.67, 7.67, and 7.67 pages.

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

Rip Hunter... Time Master; Blackhawk / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I don't want to be disturbed!
Genre
humor
Characters
Professor Eureka; Mrs. Eureka
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 9 of the main story sequence.

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

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Special Silver Anniversary Issue! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Showcase; G. I. Joe / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Odd-Ball Otto / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
This is terrible!
Genre
humor
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 17 of the main story sequence.

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

The Mystery of Metamorphosis (Table of Contents: 11)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 18 of the main story sequence.

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

Aquaman; Sea Devils / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Hasbro's G. I. Joe / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Metamorpho the Element Man
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. The Origin of Metamorpho
    Metamorpho the Element Man
  4. 3. ["For the very best..."]
    Rip Hunter... Time Master; Blackhawk
  5. 4. ["I don't want to be disturbed!"]
    Professor Eureka
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  7. 6. Special Silver Anniversary Issue!
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Batman
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Showcase; G. I. Joe
  9. 8. ["This is terrible!"]
    Odd-Ball Otto
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  11. 10. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  12. 11. The Mystery of Metamorphosis
  13. 12. ["For the very best..."]
    Aquaman; Sea Devils
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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