(August 1966)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia Frequency
monthly, with the exception of Jan., April, July and Oct.
On-sale date
1966-06-09
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 covers; newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.


Secret of the Sky-God! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Bob Brown ?
Inks
Sal Trapani ?
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp

Genre
science fiction
Keywords
monsters; turtles

Indexer Notes

Possible Brown/Trapani cover per Nick Caputo. Previous indexer credited Joe Certa.

The Satellite Hotel That Vanished! (Table of Contents: 1)

Ultra, the Multi-Alien / comic story / 13.67 pages (report information)

Script
Dave Wood ?
Pencils
Lee Elias (signed)
Inks
Lee Elias (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction; superhero
Characters
Ultra [Ace Arn]; Jal-Rel; Bonnie (Ace's girlfriend); Klu-Kann; Tojeel (Klu-Kann's henchman); Arrkon
Synopsis
The Nine Planets Satellite Hotel that orbits around Mars disappears and Ultra has to find the person responsible.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Ultra finishes a machine that allows him transform from Ultra back to human form, instead of being stuck in the Ultra form.

The Policeman Is Your Friend! (Table of Contents: 2)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre
advocacy
Synopsis
Children learn that policemen do more than just catch crooks.

Indexer Notes

Credits confirmed by Bob Bailey, Bob Hughes and Gene Reed.

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

Cap's Hobby Hints / activity / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Job Number
6433
First Line of Dialogue or Text
Every kid has leftover plastic "trees" around...

Indexer Notes

Idea from Virgil Jackson, Milwaukee, Wis.

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

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

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

Spotlight on Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
Typeset

Secret of the Sky God (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Joe Certa
Inks
Joe Certa
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
science fiction
Characters
Rollo Thayne
Synopsis
Rollo Thayne lands on a primative planet and helps the natives stop their war.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from textual analysis by Lou Mougin.

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

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script
?
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Average number of copies proceeding 12 months: 312,000.

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Secret of the Sky-God!
  2. 1. The Satellite Hotel That Vanished!
    Ultra, the Multi-Alien
  3. 2. The Policeman Is Your Friend!
  4. 3. ["Every kid has leftover plastic "trees" around..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  7. 6. Secret of the Sky God
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Thomas Johnson
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Lou Mougin
  • Nick Caputo
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Daniel Thingvold
  • Per Sandell
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk