(October 1967)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price
0.12 USD
Pages
36
Indicia frequency
monthly
On-sale date
1967-08-29
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand
Superman DC National Comics
Editing
Jack Miller
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.


Introducing... Deadman (Table of Contents)

Deadman / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake
Pencils
Arnold Drake (layout); Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks
George Roussos (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand]; the Hook (partial)
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Script and layout credits from Henry R. Kujawa.

Who Has Been Lying in My Grave? (Table of Contents: 1)

Deadman / comic story / 16 pages (report information)

Script
Arnold Drake (credited)
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
George Roussos
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Deadman [Boston Brand] (introduction, origin); Lorna Hill; Tiny; Vashnu; Heldrich; Leary; Toby; Rama Kushna; Constable Ramsey
Synopsis
Shot during a performance, trapeze artist Boston Brand dies, only to find that his spirit lives on with the ability to inhabit the bodies of others. By the will of Rama Kushna his spirit will walk among the living until his killer is found.
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Keywords
circus; fortune teller; trapeze

Indexer Notes

Deadman created by Arnold Drake; Deadman's costume designed by Carmine Infantino.

Story across 17 pages, but pages 8 and 17 are 1/2-pages.

[Ghost Canine] (Table of Contents: 2)

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

Script
Jack Miller ?
Letters
typeset

Meet Bat-Swami and Super-Seer! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Superman and Batman with Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

War of the Mind Readers! (Table of Contents: 4)

comic story / 5.5 pages (report information)

Script
Otto Binder
Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Colors
?
Letters
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre
science fiction
Synopsis
A stage magician stops an invasion from the planet Uranus by tricking the aliens into believing that he really can read minds.
Reprints

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

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

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

Job Number
6567
First Line of Dialogue or Text
I see you use a pin in your cement tube...

Indexer Notes

hint submitted by Charles Williams of Decatur, Georgia

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

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

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Introducing... Deadman
    Deadman
  2. 1. Who Has Been Lying in My Grave?
    Deadman
  3. 2. [Ghost Canine]
    Strange But True
  4. 3. Meet Bat-Swami and Super-Seer!
    Superman and Batman with Robin
  5. 4. War of the Mind Readers!
  6. 5. ["I see you use a pin in your cement tube..."]
    Cap's Hobby Hints
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
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