(April-May 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 (credited); Jack Schiff (managing); Mort Weisinger (assistant); George Kashdan (assistant)
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

The Dummy of Death! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
horror-suspense

Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!" (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor; advocacy; teen

The Dummy of Death! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ventriloquist James Lang murders his colleague Wendell and steals his puppet "Blockhead". He manages to be successful, until Blockhead starts talking and revealing the murder of his former puppeteer.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

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

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

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

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Mysterious Painting! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; fantasy-supernatural
Synopsis:
Two painters separately paint the same picture.
Reprints:

"Lucky" Luden's and His Pal Go Exploring in a Haunted House... (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Luden's Cough Drops / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

She Wakes Up Screaming (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira (signed)
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Mary Stokes suffers from bouts of madness. Her husband and her doctor surprise her with weird tricks to shock her back to sanity.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

["Gee! A new boy!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

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

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

Ancient Legend! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Account of haunted landscapes.

Indexer Notes

Art credit by Bob Rozakis and Gene Reed.

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

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

The Prophecy of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
crime; horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A party of explorers opens up an Egyptian tomb and is hit by a curse of death and madness. Professor Sutton, however, has been manipulating events for his own financial benefit.

I Was a Victim of Black Magic! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
A wheat fungus makes a French woman fantasize about demons.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative.

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Previous indexer suggested George Roussos for pencils as well.

He Hunted Ghosts (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
David Kahn [as Don King]
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Ghost-hunter Harry Price investigates haunted Borley Rectory in England.

The House Where Evil Lived! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
horror-suspense
Synopsis:
Paul and Helen Morris win a house on the Mexican border which is said to be haunted. Three men died there, and nightly spooks keep running through the cellar. Turns out that illegal aliens are smuggled through the house into US territory.

Indexer Notes

First-person narrative

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

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

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

The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

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

Wilson Chem. Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Charles Atlas / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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

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

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Dummy of Death!
  2. 1. Buzzy Says "Be Sure of Your Facts!"
    Buzzy
  3. 2. The Dummy of Death!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Vitalis Hair Cream
  5. 4. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  6. 5. The Mysterious Painting!
  7. 6. "Lucky" Luden's and His Pal Go Exploring in a Haunted House...
    Luden's Cough Drops
  8. 7. She Wakes Up Screaming
  9. 8. ["Gee! A new boy!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  10. 9. Editorial Advisory Board
  11. 10. Ancient Legend!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  13. 12. The Prophecy of Doom
  14. 13. I Was a Victim of Black Magic!
  15. 14. He Hunted Ghosts
  16. 15. The House Where Evil Lived!
  17. 16. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog
  19. 18. [no title indexed]
    Wilson Chem. Co.
  20. 19. Hey Skinny! ...Yer Ribs Are Showing!
    Charles Atlas
  21. 20. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Tillmann Courth
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Dwayne Best
  • Gregory Fischer
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Bob Hughes
  • Peter Croome
  • James Ludwig
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner
  • Gary L. Watson
  • Jim Van Dore