(October 1965)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly, with the exception of February, May, August and November
On-sale date:
1965-08-19
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 US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Copyright © National Periodical Publications, Inc., 1965.

On-sale date from ad in Tales of the Unexpected #91.


Prisoner of the Purple Demon! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Jack Sparling
Inks:
Jack Sparling
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

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

The Mirror Martian Manhunter (Table of Contents: 2)

J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Joe Certa
Inks:
Joe Certa
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Martian Manhunter [J'onn J'onzz]; Orry Kane (villain); Mirror Manhunter
Synopsis:
Orry Kane, once jailed by J'onn J'onzz, uses a magic mirror to create a warped duplicate of the Manhunter that helps him commit crimes.
Reprints:
Keywords:
magic mirror

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

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

Kat Korners the King! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 6)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff; Ira Schnapp (title)

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Fighting Devil-Dog! (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

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

The Phantom of the Carnival (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bill Ely
Inks:
Bill Ely
Colors:
?
Letters:
Stan Starkman

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Journalist Dan Carson thinks he's on the trail of a foreign spy at the Maskville Carnival, but the truth is much stranger.
Keywords:
aliens; carnival; masks

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

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

["Boys & girls... 10 issues of your favorite magazines..."] (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

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

Prisoner of the Purple Demon! (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Professor Bentley learns that a giant purple monster is not a menace after all, and instead is trying to save the Earth from destruction.
Keywords:
aliens; monsters

Superman and Batman for the First Time (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Superman and Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["For the very best..."] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

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

["Performing tower clocks were believed to have originated..."] (Table of Contents: 15)

Mysteries of the Ages / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller ?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

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

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Prisoner of the Purple Demon!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe Club
  3. 2. The Mirror Martian Manhunter
    J'onn J'onzz, Manhunter from Mars
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  5. 4. Kat Korners the King!
    AMT
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  7. 6. Are You a Litter-Bug?
  8. 7. The Fighting Devil-Dog!
    Fighting Devil Dog
  9. 8. The Phantom of the Carnival
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  11. 10. ["Boys & girls... 10 issues of your favorite magazines..."]
  12. 11. Prisoner of the Purple Demon!
  13. 12. Superman and Batman for the First Time
    Superman and Batman
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  15. 14. ["For the very best..."]
    Strange Adventures; Tales of the Unexpected
  16. 15. ["Performing tower clocks were believed to have originated..."]
    Mysteries of the Ages
  17. 16. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
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