(April-May 1965)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1965-02-11
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 copyright registration.


Curse of the Mystic Mask! (Table of Contents)

Green Glob / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction

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

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

The Fear Master (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Harold Jukes; Vincent Adler
Synopsis
When Dr. Vincent Adler dies suddenly, his assistant Harold Jukes steals his last invention, a ray that causes instant fear, and embarks on a crime spree.
Reprints

[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 numbers given
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, J. S. Liebowitz, P. H. Sampliner, Irwin Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, Sonia Iger

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

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

It Started with the Flash! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Professor Eureka / 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
I'm getting terribly absent-minded lately.
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Doctor Eureka
Reprints

Beware the Weirdos (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
People are fascinated by a line of robots that can perform various tasks, but when rich owners buy them, they are suddenly the victims of crime.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 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
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

[no title indexed] (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)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

The Curse of the Mystic Mask (Table of Contents: 13)

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

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

Genre
fantasy-supernatural; science fiction
Characters
Green Glob; Doug Douglas
Synopsis
Doug Douglas has given up medical school to become an actor, but the Green Glob intervenes to transform him into the living image of a monster costume he wore for a publicity stunt. He returns to normal only when he realizes that the shallow fame of an actor is not what he really wants.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

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

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

10 Issues of Unexpected 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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Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Curse of the Mystic Mask!
    Green Glob
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Prod. Corp.
  3. 2. The Fear Master
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Hasbro's G. I. Joe
  6. 5. It Started with the Flash!
    Doctor Fate; Hourman
  7. 6. ["I'm getting terribly absent-minded lately."]
    Professor Eureka
  8. 7. Beware the Weirdos
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  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. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  14. 13. The Curse of the Mystic Mask
    Green Glob
  15. 14. ["For the very best..."]
    House of Mystery; Strange Adventures
  16. 15. 10 Issues of Unexpected 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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