(December 1964-January 1965)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1964-10-15
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 Silver 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 #147 and copyright registration.


Earth's Second Sun! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

Children of Tomorrow! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis
Celebration of United Nations Day (October 24) with a description of the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of a Child.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly. Previously used in December 1960 DC titles.

They'll Never Take Me Alive! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Green Glob / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Ed Herron ?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Arnie Moran; Radon; Kawan; Green Glob
Synopsis
Bank robber Arnie Moran plans to fake his own death but he is transported to another world and transformed into an alien being; when he finally gets back to Earth he is ready to surrender.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures; House of Mystery / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 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
Stick 'em up!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic
Synopsis
Moolah turns the tables on a robber.

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

Monogram / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Metamorpho (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

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

Death of a Robot (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Howard Purcell ?; Morris Waldinger ?
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Waldinger pencils credit from Gene Reed, who is "pretty sure" it is his work.

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

True Tales of the Unexpected / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Robert Hanna's only inheritance from a rich uncle...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oh, my -- flying saucers!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Professor Eureka; Professor Eggcup
Synopsis
Professor Eggcup doesn't believe in flying saucers.
Reprints

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

Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Earth's Second Sun (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
Mort Meskin
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes.

25 Years of Batman (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

The Superstitious Mine Owner! (Table of Contents: 15)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Morris Waldinger
Inks
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors
?
Letters
Milt Snapinn

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Oll Sparks was only an ordinary prospector--till something happened in Cripple Creek, Colorado, that turned him into one of the most extraordinary gold-hunters of all time...
Genre
western-frontier
Characters
Oll Sparks
Synopsis
Miner Oll Sparks finds plenty of gold after making a lucky charm from a piece of iron pyrites (Fools Gold). Then one day it is smashed and Sparks finds no more gold. Eventually he loses his fortune and retires.
Reprints
Keywords
Fools Gold; gold mine; iron pyrites

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

Electric Engine / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Hasbro's G. I. Joe / 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. Earth's Second Sun!
  2. 1. Children of Tomorrow!
  3. 2. They'll Never Take Me Alive!
    The Green Glob
  4. 3. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
    Strange Adventures; House of Mystery
  5. 4. ["Stick 'em up!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Monogram
  7. 6. Metamorpho
    Metamorpho
  8. 7. Death of a Robot
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  10. 9. ["Be first in your neighborhood..."]
  11. 10. ["Robert Hanna's only inheritance from a rich uncle..."]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  12. 11. ["Oh, my -- flying saucers!"]
    Professor Eureka
  13. 12. ["Two great heroes..."]
    Mystery in Space
  14. 13. Earth's Second Sun
  15. 14. 25 Years of Batman
    Batman with Robin the Boy Wonder
  16. 15. The Superstitious Mine Owner!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Electric Engine
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Paul Robinson
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner