(April 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:
1965-02-18
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

Copyright © 1965 by National Periodical Publications, Inc.

On-sale date from ad in Tales of the Unexpected #88.


Secret of the Un-Chained Terror! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Keywords:
monsters

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Honor House Prod. Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Supernatural Masterpieces! (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]
Synopsis:
Two artists find two paintbrushes that bring to life the monstrous things that they paint.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Idol-Head of Diabolu; monsters

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Martin O'Hearn at http://martinohearn.blogspot.com/. Formerly credited to Jack Miller.

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

It Started with the Flash! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Doctor Fate; Hourman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["We're the first explorers to find this tomb..."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

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

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

The Glow That Doomed a City (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Dave Wood
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A manufacturing accident gives some new long-lasting bulbs weird effects when they are turned on.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

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

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

Are You a Silent Witness? (Table of Contents: 9)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy
Characters:
Ed; Joe
Synopsis:
Kids learn that it pays to stick around and help the cops as a witness to a crime.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

["If you missed the most famous Flash story..."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

The Flash / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Space Explorers / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Apollonius of Tyana was a Greek philosopher..."] (Table of Contents: 12)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Secret of Earth's Unchained Terror! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Mort Meskin (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Two archaeologists unearth a giant, waking it from suspended animation. It will cause destruction until they can solve the riddle of its creation.
Keywords:
Egypt; monsters; pyramids

Indexer Notes

Writer credit determined by textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

10 Issues of House of Mystery for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

104 Cars / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

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

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Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Un-Chained Terror!
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Supernatural Masterpieces!
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  5. 4. It Started with the Flash!
    Doctor Fate; Hourman
  6. 5. ["We're the first explorers to find this tomb..."]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  8. 7. The Glow That Doomed a City
  9. 8. ["For the very best..."]
    Tales of the Unexpected; House of Secrets
  10. 9. Are You a Silent Witness?
  11. 10. ["If you missed the most famous Flash story..."]
    The Flash
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Space Explorers
  13. 12. ["Apollonius of Tyana was a Greek philosopher..."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  14. 13. The Secret of Earth's Unchained Terror!
  15. 14. ["For the very best..."]
    Mystery in Space; Strange Adventures
  16. 15. 10 Issues of House of Mystery for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    104 Cars
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    American Body Building Club
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    American Seed Co.
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