(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.


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)

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.

["Hmm... I must keep my flying carpet up to date!"] (Table of Contents: 4)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Reprints:

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

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

The Magazine You Asked For! (Table of Contents: 6) (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: 7)

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: 8) (Expand) /

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

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

Astroforce / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Was Tried by an Insect Jury (Table of Contents: 11)

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: 12) (Expand) /

Norton Products / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine! (Table of Contents: 13) (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: 14) (Expand) /

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

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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]
  5. 4. ["Hmm... I must keep my flying carpet up to date!"]
    Moolah the Mystic
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    The Testor Corporation
  7. 6. The Magazine You Asked For!
    80 Page Giant Magazine; More Secret Origins
  8. 7. The Town That Buried Me - Alive!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Astroforce
  12. 11. I Was Tried by an Insect Jury
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Norton Products
  14. 13. Two Great Heroes... in One Magazine!
    Adam Strange; Space Ranger
  15. 14. Make It a Happy Holiday -- With the Best in Comics!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore