(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.


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

[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

["Still a snake charmer, eh, Ali?"] (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)

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Peter Puptent

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

Haney credit from Bails's Who's Who.

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

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

["Boys & girls... 10 issues of your favorite magazines..."] (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)

["For the very best..."] (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)

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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:
  • 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