(January 1966)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1965-11-25
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 copyright registration.


Return of the Man with Animal Powers! (Table of Contents)

Animal Man / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Buddy Baker

The Magic Card! (Table of Contents: 1)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jack Schiff
Pencils
Bernard Baily
Inks
Bernard Baily
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
A group of kids discover the library.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated February 1959.

The Return of the Man with Animal Powers (Table of Contents: 2)

Animal Man / comic story / 15.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood
Pencils
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks
Gil Kane
Colors
?
Letters
Stan Starkman

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Buddy Baker; Ellen Baker; Trano; Zaarn; Roger
Synopsis
Following another encounter with invading aliens, Buddy Baker's animal powers are restored, which allows him to save the Earth.
Reprints
Keywords
alien; elephant; gorilla; tiger

Indexer Notes

Second Animal Man story, but Buddy still has no superhero name or costume.

They're Old! They're Worth Gold! Now at Last They're Retold! (Table of Contents: 3)

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

Script
?
Pencils
Curt Swan
Inks
George Klein
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman (DC, 1939 series) #183 [80 Page Giant #G-18]

New! The Most Original Character in Comic History! (Table of Contents: 4)

Dial H for Hero / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Jim Mooney
Inks
Jim Mooney
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #156 [first Dial H for Hero], on sale November 18

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

Cap's Hobby Center / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6356
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Mr. Cap, there's a dandy model car in your window...
Genre
humor

H-Hour for a Hurricane-Hunter (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
While Matt Harwood is tracking a hurricane for the U.S. Weather Bureau, he encounters a gang of crooks in a dirigible, using the cloud cover to hide from the authorities.
Reprints

Warning! (Table of Contents: 7)

The Spectre / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #60, on sale November 25

[The Human X-Ray] (Table of Contents: 8)

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

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Genre
fantasy-supernatural

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

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

Script
?
Pencils
Ramona Fradon
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?; typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hoo-boy! They've flipped their lids at DC!
Genre
superhero

Indexer Notes

subscription ad for DC comics; 10 issues for one dollar

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Return of the Man with Animal Powers!
    Animal Man
  2. 1. The Magic Card!
  3. 2. The Return of the Man with Animal Powers
    Animal Man
  4. 3. They're Old! They're Worth Gold! Now at Last They're Retold!
    Superman
  5. 4. New! The Most Original Character in Comic History!
    Dial H for Hero
  6. 5. ["Mr. Cap, there's a dandy model car in your window..."]
    Cap's Hobby Center
  7. 6. H-Hour for a Hurricane-Hunter
  8. 7. Warning!
    The Spectre
  9. 8. [The Human X-Ray]
    Strange but True
  10. 9. ["Hoo-boy! They've flipped their lids at DC!"]
    Metamorpho
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