(August-September 1965)

DC, 1955 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale date
1965-06-24
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Silver Age, then Modern Age US
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
Saddle-stitched (Squarebound #112-117, 120, 200)
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from ad in Hawkman #9 and copyright registration.


Mastermind of Menaces! (Table of Contents)

Starman; Black Canary / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
Jack Adler ?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman; Black Canary; the Mist
Reprints

Summer at Home Can Be Fun! (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

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover. Sequence added by Jan Roar Hansen.

Mastermind of Menaces! (Table of Contents: 2)

Starman; Black Canary / comic story / 23 pages (report information)

Script
Gardner F. Fox [as Gardner Fox] (signed)
Pencils
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Gaspar Saladino

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]; Black Canary [Dinah Drake]; Larry Lance; Alan Moreland; Freeda Van Taller; Mr. Burton; The Mist [Kyle Nimbus] (villain)
Synopsis
The villainous Mist returns to his life of crime by using flowers from Dinah Drake's floral shop to hypnotically induce wealthy people into parting with large sums of money, and when Starman gets involved in the case, the Mist figures out a way to nullify his famed Gravity Rod.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Revival of Starman & Black Canary, with origin recaps for both. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Story in three parts of 7.67, 9.67, and 5.67 pages.

Flight of the P-26 (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wen-Mac / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

How to Build Prrrrfect Models (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 Origin of Starman (Table of Contents: 7)

Starman / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Jack Burnley (cover repro)
Inks
Jack Burnley (cover repro)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Characters
Starman [Ted Knight]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Jan Roar Hansen. Credits from Ted Watson.

On the page immediately preceding page 9 of the main story sequence.

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

The Origin of Black Canary (Table of Contents: 9)

Black Canary / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
Julius Schwartz
Pencils
Carmine Infantino (cover repro)
Inks
Carmine Infantino (cover repro)
Colors
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
superhero
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Sequence added by Jan Roar Hansen. Credits from Ted Watson.

On the page immediately following page 18 of the main story sequence.

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

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

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

80 Page Giant Magazine; Jimmy Olsen / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Detective Comics; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

10 Issues of Brave & Bold for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Junior Sales Club of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Wallace Brown, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Mastermind of Menaces!
    Starman; Black Canary
  2. 1. Summer at Home Can Be Fun!
  3. 2. Mastermind of Menaces!
    Starman; Black Canary
  4. 3. Flight of the P-26
    Wen-Mac
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  6. 5. How to Build Prrrrfect Models
    AMT
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  8. 7. The Origin of Starman
    Starman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  10. 9. The Origin of Black Canary
    Black Canary
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    80 Page Giant Magazine; Jimmy Olsen
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  14. 13. ["For the very best..."]
    Detective Comics; Green Lantern
  15. 14. 10 Issues of Brave & Bold for Only $1.00
  16. 15. 40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias
  17. 16. 126 World War II Fighting G.I.'s and Commandos
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Junior Sales Club of America
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
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