(September 1965)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1965-07-29
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 House of Secrets #74 and copyright registration.


I Was the Man with Animal Powers! (Table of Contents)

Animal Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Murphy Anderson
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Buddy Baker

Indexer Notes

Anderson inks per Nick Caputo; we previously credited Carmine Infantino.

40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

I Was the Man with Animal Powers (Table of Contents: 2)

Animal Man / comic story / 15.33 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Buddy Baker (origin); Ellen (Buddy's financee); Roger (Buddy's friend); alien creature (villain)
Synopsis
An alien space ship temporarily gives Buddy Baker animal powers, which he uses to round up escaped circus animals and fight an alien creature with the same powers.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script credit from Martin O'Hearn. Story is told in two chapters of 8.67 and 6.67 pages.

Story was not originally intended as a continuing feature: Animal Man is not named, does not appear in costume, and his powers are gone at the end of the story.

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

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

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

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

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

Little Pete / 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
Billy is up at bat now...
Genre
humor
Characters
Little Pete
Reprints

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately following page 9 of the previous story sequence.

Nature's Bill of Rights (Table of Contents: 7)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Two boys who are polluting a stream are given an anti-pollution lesson by a fisherman. Includes an excerpt from an 1869 Massachusetts Board of Health document.

Indexer Notes

On the page immediately preceding page 10 of the previous story sequence.

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

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

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

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

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
In the winter of 1829, the schooner Mermaid, out of Australia...
Genre
fantasy-supernatural

The Kat Gets Cooled! (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Achtung! Attention! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Enemy Ace / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

One Monster -- Coming Up (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
horror-suspense
Synopsis
Wildcatters drilling for oil disturb an ancient Indian treasure, which releases the giant creature that guarded it.
Keywords
monsters

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

Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

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

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

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
At last! I have finished the perfect electronic brain!
Genre
humor; science fiction
Characters
Professor Eureka

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

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

10 Issues of Strange Adventures for Only $1.00 (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. I Was the Man with Animal Powers!
    Animal Man
  2. 1. 40 Army-Navy-Marine Medals & Insignias
  3. 2. I Was the Man with Animal Powers
    Animal Man
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  7. 6. ["Billy is up at bat now..."]
    Little Pete
  8. 7. Nature's Bill of Rights
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  10. 9. ["In the winter of 1829, the schooner Mermaid, out of Australia..."]
    Strange but True
  11. 10. The Kat Gets Cooled!
    AMT
  12. 11. Achtung! Attention!
    Enemy Ace
  13. 12. One Monster -- Coming Up
  14. 13. ["See Lois Lane challenge her rivals for Superman in..."]
    Superman's Girl Friend Lois Lane
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  16. 15. ["For the very best..."]
    Mystery in Space; House of Secrets
  17. 16. ["At last! I have finished the perfect electronic brain!"]
    Professor Eureka
  18. 17. ["For the very best..."]
    Tales of the Unexpected; Metamorpho
  19. 18. 10 Issues of Strange Adventures for Only $1.00
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  21. 20. Go Full-Throttle with Wen-Mac
    Wen-Mac
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes