(October-November 1965)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
bi-monthly
On-sale Date
1965-08-12
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 #180 and copyright registration.


The Aliens Nobody Saw! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Reprints

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

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

The Prophetic Mirages (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Glob / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder ?
Pencils
George Roussos
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Green Glob
Synopsis
Gabe Larson has made millions manipulating the stock market. While he's traveling on an African safari, the Green Glob causes him to see three visions of the future. When two of them come true, he realizes that he can use what he saw in the third to make another fortune. However, that vision does not come true and he is financially ruined.

Indexer Notes

tentative writer identification by Bob Hughes

[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)

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

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

Peter Puptent Explorer / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Still a snake charmer, eh, Ali?
Genre
humor
Characters
Peter Puptent
Reprints

Are You a Litter-Bug? (Table of Contents: 8)

Little Pete / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff ?
Pencils
Henry Boltinoff
Inks
Henry Boltinoff
Colors
?
Letters
Henry Boltinoff

Genre
advocacy; children
Characters
Little Pete

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Robot for Hire (Table of Contents: 9)

Automan / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Bob Haney
Pencils
Lee Elias
Inks
Lee Elias
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Automan (introduction, origin); Professor Sterling; Mr. Rankin
Synopsis
Professor Sterling's robot invention, Automan, can be hired for various jobs. Rankin, a smuggler, wants to use the robot for crime, but Automan deliberately sabotages the operation and alerts the police, thanks to the anti-evil device installed in him.

Indexer Notes

Script credit suggested by Bails's Who's Who.

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

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

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

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

The Aliens Nobody Saw! (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
Jack Sparling
Inks
Jack Sparling
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
For some reason, Harry Simpson is the only person who can see a group of aliens building a weapon in the middle of the city, so he has to figure out a way to make everyone else believe him.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

For the First Time (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Superman and Batman with Robin / 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) /

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

7 Plus 4 Equals 11! (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

100 Magnets / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

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

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Aliens Nobody Saw!
  2. 1. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  3. 2. The Prophetic Mirages
    Green Glob
  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. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  8. 7. ["Still a snake charmer, eh, Ali?"]
    Peter Puptent Explorer
  9. 8. Are You a Litter-Bug?
    Little Pete
  10. 9. Robot for Hire
    Automan
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  12. 11. ["Boys & girls... 10 issues of your favorite magazines..."]
  13. 12. The Aliens Nobody Saw!
  14. 13. For the First Time
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  16. 15. ["For the very best..."]
    Strange Adventures; House of Mystery
  17. 16. 7 Plus 4 Equals 11!
    Blackhawk; Challengers of the Unknown
  18. 17. Fight Global Air Battles with Planes of All Nations
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Wallace Brown, Inc.
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Matthew Head
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner