(December 1965-January 1966)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
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

Captive of the Giant Raindrops! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Builders of the Future! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Synopsis:
Shows the importance of UNESCO funding in building schools in Africa.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Man Who Dared to Die! (Table of Contents: 2)

Green Glob / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
The Green Glob provides Brian Desmond with a second chance to acquire an other-dimensional charm said to bring good fortune, but when he discovers that his good fortune always causes trouble for others, he relinquishes it.
Reprints:

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

Trik-Trak / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
fantasy-supernatural

["That's Moolah, the great mystic, standing by those hot coals."] (Table of Contents: 5)

Moolah the Mystic / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Moolah the Mystic
Reprints:

Want to Be a Hero? (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

Strange Adventures / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Tyco / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes! (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Town That Went Crazy! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Former soldier Roger Weire discovers that his old G.I. helmet protects him from some strange rays that are causing everyone in town to act wildly. This enables him to find and capture the scientists who are testing their diabolical invention.

Ultra the Multi-Alien (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Ultra the Multi-Alien / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever! (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

AMT / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful... (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Supergirl; Wonder Woman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

["I'm sure your son will enjoy the model kit!"] (Table of Contents: 13)

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff
Job Number:
6336

Captive of the Giant Raindrops! (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Aliens use giant raindrops to capture Earthlings, but it turns out that they are really capturing disguised alien spies with evil plans.
Reprints:

Riddle Me This! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

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

They Had to Invent a New Kind of Medal... (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

G. I. Combat / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Wanted for Cash Immediately! (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) /

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

Great Moments in Sport (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Aurora / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Captive of the Giant Raindrops!
  2. 1. Builders of the Future!
  3. 2. The Man Who Dared to Die!
    Green Glob
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Trik-Trak
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    True Tales of the Unexpected
  6. 5. ["That's Moolah, the great mystic, standing by those hot coals."]
    Moolah the Mystic
  7. 6. Want to Be a Hero?
    Strange Adventures
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tyco
  9. 8. By Popular Demand -- Batman and Robin's Most Fantastic Foes!
    Batman and Robin
  10. 9. The Town That Went Crazy!
  11. 10. Ultra the Multi-Alien
    Ultra the Multi-Alien
  12. 11. Biggest Christmas Surprise Ever!
    AMT
  13. 12. They're Brainy... They're Brawny... They're Beautiful...
    Supergirl; Wonder Woman
  14. 13. ["I'm sure your son will enjoy the model kit!"]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  15. 14. Captive of the Giant Raindrops!
  16. 15. Riddle Me This!
    Batman
  17. 16. They Had to Invent a New Kind of Medal...
    G. I. Combat
  18. 17. Wanted for Cash Immediately!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    100 Magnets
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    G. I. Joe
  21. 20. Great Moments in Sport
    Aurora
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jerry Hillegas
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