(February 1965)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1964-12-31
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 ad in Mystery in Space #97.


The Double Life of a Creature! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Superboy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero
Synopsis:
Superboy puts out a fire at the Smallville Teen-Age Club which inspires them to start a project to educate people about fire prevention.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously published in DC comics cover-dated July 1954.

The Secret of the Fantasy Films (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Mort Meskin
Inks:
Mort Meskin
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man develops a process that seems to project a film audience directly into the action, but his financial backers learn that his discovery comes with a terrible price.
Reprints:

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Adam Strange; Space Ranger / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["At last! I have finished the perfect electronic brain!"] (Table of Contents: 5)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Reprints:

Coming Your Way in '65- The Greatest Superman Products Ever! (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Ilda -- The Glamour Robot (Table of Contents: 7)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda
Synopsis:
Ilda takes a second job as a movie actress but the producers are only trying to trick her into giving them information about Star's cases.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

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

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

Missile Attack / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Soon after the ending of World War I..."] (Table of Contents: 10)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Double Life of a Creature! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Professor Axoll finds a buried humanoid creature which turns out to be a policeman from an underground civilization.

["Readers... the most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."] (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["Make it a happy holiday..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

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

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

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

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

Aurora; Gigantic Frankenstein / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Double Life of a Creature!
  2. 1. Superboy Says: "Don't Give Fire a Place to Start!"
    Superboy
  3. 2. The Secret of the Fantasy Films
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine!
    Adam Strange; Space Ranger
  6. 5. ["At last! I have finished the perfect electronic brain!"]
    Professor Eureka
  7. 6. Coming Your Way in '65- The Greatest Superman Products Ever!
  8. 7. Ilda -- The Glamour Robot
    Star Hawkins
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    House of Mystery; House of Secrets
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Missile Attack
  11. 10. ["Soon after the ending of World War I..."]
    Strange but True
  12. 11. The Double Life of a Creature!
  13. 12. ["Readers... the most sensational bargains in thrilling stories today..."]
  14. 13. ["Make it a happy holiday..."]
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Aurora; Gigantic Frankenstein
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