(December 1951-January 1952)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
44
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US; then standard Modern Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched (squarebound #224-229)
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[Wanda Was a Werewolf!] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
horror-suspense
Reprints:
Keywords:
silver bullets; werewolves; wolves

Indexer Notes

Cover art is an homage to the cover of the pulp magazine Weird Tales, March 1933 issue.

Don't Be Earth-Bound! (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

I Fell in Love with a Witch! (Table of Contents: 2)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Characters:
Jean Brewster; Carter Blake; Boris Wilder
Synopsis:
Private investigator Carter Blake falls head over heels in love with Jean Brewster. Without knowing anything about her, he's willing to marry her. Checking old newspaper clippings, Blake finds out that his fiancé seems to possess witch-like powers. Three of her former husbands died after her "kiss of death."
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Inking credit from Millennium Edition reprint.

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

Out of This World; Necco / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Kellogg's Pep / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

Royal Desserts / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Man or Monster? (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Dr. Hunt gets addicted to a formula which transforms him into a brutish beast and commands him to murder his friends. Hunt remains undetected because he changes back to human form just in time.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative. Variation of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde."

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

Vitalis Hair Cream / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Nabisco Shredded Wheat / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Ghost of Paris! (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
In Paris, Missouri, a woman in black haunted the town for years.
Reprints:

The Curse of Seabury Manor (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A man spends the night in haunted Seabury Manor and dies 24 hours later. Just before he was able to develop photographic proof of a ghost living there.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

We previously suggested Bernie Krigstein for pencils and inks in error.

Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Erector / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I don't believe that story, Al --"] (Table of Contents: 12)

Casey the Cop / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor
Characters:
Casey the Cop
Reprints:

Exposing Voices from Beyond (Table of Contents: 13)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Investigation into the world of false Spiritualism, reporting and debunking many of the procedures used.

Pete the Flash Scores for Captain Tootsie (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["I-it's spooky in this old haunted house!"] (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

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

Wanda Was a Werewolf! (Table of Contents: 17)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer ?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Doug Martin visits the village of his fiancé Wanda where the townsfolk are hunting a female werewolf. Martin is led to believe that Wanda is the beast but then discovers a plot to drug her into her strange behavior.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

Lionel Trains / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Superstitious Lover! (Table of Contents: 20)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Morris Waldinger
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A young man thinks a ghost is following him, but it's only a white ribbon attached to his hat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencil and ink credits from Millennium Edition credits.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 21) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [Wanda Was a Werewolf!]
  2. 1. Don't Be Earth-Bound!
    Mystery in Space
  3. 2. I Fell in Love with a Witch!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Kellogg's Pep
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Royal Desserts
  7. 6. Man or Monster?
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Nabisco Shredded Wheat
  10. 9. The Ghost of Paris!
  11. 10. The Curse of Seabury Manor
  12. 11. Getting an Erector Is Like Having Your Own Toy Factory
    Erector
  13. 12. ["I don't believe that story, Al --"]
    Casey the Cop
  14. 13. Exposing Voices from Beyond
  15. 14. Pete the Flash Scores for Captain Tootsie
    Captain Tootsie; Tootsie Roll
  16. 15. ["I-it's spooky in this old haunted house!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  17. 16. Editorial Advisory Board
  18. 17. Wanda Was a Werewolf!
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Charlie Wild; Wildroot Cream-Oil
  20. 19. [no title indexed]
    Lionel Trains
  21. 20. Superstitious Lover!
  22. 21. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
  23. 22. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You
    Wheaties
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