(March 1965)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of February, May, August and November
On-sale date
1965-01-07
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Strange Adventures #173 and copyright registration.


I Was Tried by an Insect Jury! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dick Dillin
Inks
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction

Friends Across the Seas (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
School children from around the world discuss letters from their pen-pals.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; commemorating 1965 as International Cooperation Year to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the United Nations

The Man-Thing That Unearthed Secrets (Table of Contents: 2)

J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Zook; Driftwood Dagan
Synopsis
The Idol-Head of Diabolu transforms a man into various destructive creatures and compels him to unearth hidden evil artifacts.
Reprints
Keywords
Idol-Head of Diabolu

Indexer Notes

Writer identification by Bob Hughes. Previously credited to Jack Miller.

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

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

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1964
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz; P.H. Sampliner; Irwin Donenfeld, S.U. Sampliner, and Sonia Iger, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York, N.Y.

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

Moolah the Mystic / 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
Hmm... I must keep my flying carpet up to date!
Genre
humor
Characters
Moolah the Mystic
Reprints

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

The Testor Corporation / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Magazine You Asked For! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Town That Buried Me - Alive! (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Inks
Alex Toth [as Alexander Toth] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
horror-suspense
Characters
Wayne Bostwick; Roy Bostwick; Doc Wheeler; Sheriff Lucas
Synopsis
A twin is having memory problems, uncertain which one he is.
Reprints

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Mysteries of the Ages / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
non-fiction

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

Astroforce / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Was Tried by an Insect Jury (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script
Jack Miller
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A scientist discovers that his assistant has created giant intelligent insects who plan to rule the world.

Indexer Notes

Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

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

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine! (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

Make It a Happy Holiday -- With the Best in Comics! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

American Seed Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was Tried by an Insect Jury!
  2. 1. Friends Across the Seas
  3. 2. The Man-Thing That Unearthed Secrets
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
  6. 5. ["Hmm... I must keep my flying carpet up to date!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    The Testor Corporation
  8. 7. The Magazine You Asked For!
    80 Page Giant Magazine; More Secret Origins
  9. 8. The Town That Buried Me - Alive!
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Astroforce
  13. 12. I Was Tried by an Insect Jury
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  15. 14. Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine!
    Adam Strange; Space Ranger
  16. 15. Make It a Happy Holiday -- With the Best in Comics!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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