(June-July 1965)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
On-sale date:
1965-04-15
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 ad in Strange Adventures #176.


The Creature That Never Existed! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Dick Dillin
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
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.

Nightmare on Mars (Table of Contents: 2)

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:
Carl Brisson; Green Glob
Synopsis:
The Green Glob helps a dying professor by temporarily making him young enough to travel to Mars and make an important discovery.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

[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 Renegade Robots (Table of Contents: 7)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Professor Durgom
Synopsis:
Professor Durgom invents robots that will help mankind, but his jealous assistant rigs the robots to murder Durgom and benefit only him.
Reprints:

Meet the New J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Creature That Never Existed! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Duncan; Professor Alex Miles; Keller
Synopsis:
Just as Professor Miles is about to present his evidence that the Quoquarto beast is merely a legend, the beast appears from nowhere and attacks him.
Reprints:

["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) /

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

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

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) /

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 Creature That Never Existed!
  2. 1. Happy Hobby Time!
    Superboy
  3. 2. Nightmare on Mars
    Green Glob
  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 Renegade Robots
  9. 8. Meet the New J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  11. 10. The Creature That Never Existed!
  12. 11. ["Greetings, Earth people!"]
    Monogram
  13. 12. Featuring 7 Epic Duels-to-the-Death...
    Superman
  14. 13. ["For the very best..."]
    Strange Adventures; Mystery in Space
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  16. 15. 10 Issues of Unexpected for Only $1.00
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Mike Marvel System
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Fighting Ships
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bob Hughes
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
  • Gregory Fischer
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
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  • Ed Boner