(June 1965)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1965-04-22
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 Tales of the Unexpected #89.


The Prisoner in Cell-Block 7! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Happy Hobby Time! (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
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Superboy shows Frank that he can be creative, regardless of whether his creations are perfect, and that an expressive hobby can provide lifelong enjoyment.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated May 1952.

I Lived a Hundred Lives! (Table of Contents: 2)

Immortal Man / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; fantasy-supernatural
Characters:
Immortal Man (introduction, origin)
Synopsis:
A man learns that he has extraordinary powers and has lived many lives, extending back to prehistoric times, dying and being reborn over and over.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

not originally conceived as a continuing character

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

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

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

Silly Putty / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Johnny Gets His Own Munster Koach! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

The Man with the Weird Tattoos (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man's tattoos of terrible monsters materialize in giant form and cause destruction until he figures out how to keep them on his body.
Reprints:

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

House of Mystery; J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter form Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

["As a boy in the small Italian village..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

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

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

The Prisoner in Cell Block #7 (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Botanist George Millard's experimental insecticide formula periodically transforms him into a weird creature with no memory of his actions when he reverts to human form.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Writer ID from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

["Greetings, earth people!"] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Monogram / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

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

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Tales of the Unexpected; Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

10 Issues of Strange Adventures for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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

Fighting Ships / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Prisoner in Cell-Block 7!
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. I Lived a Hundred Lives!
    Immortal Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Silly Putty
  6. 5. Johnny Gets His Own Munster Koach!
    AMT
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. The Man with the Weird Tattoos
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    House of Mystery; J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter form Mars
  10. 9. ["As a boy in the small Italian village..."]
    Strange but True
  11. 10. The Prisoner in Cell Block #7
  12. 11. ["Greetings, earth people!"]
    Monogram
  13. 12. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death!
    Superman
  14. 13. ["For the very best..."]
    Tales of the Unexpected; Mystery in Space
  15. 14. 10 Issues of Strange Adventures for Only $1.00
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Ships
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes