Tales of the Unexpected #2

DC Comics

United States

Published
April-May 1956
Page count
36
Cover price
0.10 USD
Colour
Colour
Size
Standard size
Interior paper
Newsprint
Cover stock
Glossy colour
Binding
Saddle-stitched
Format
Comic series
Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12755

Issue contents Hide all

Show/hide Cover The Gorilla Who Saved the World! Cover, 1 page

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr
Show/hide 1. Draw Me! (Art Instruction, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Art Instruction, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Magic Hats of M'sieu La Farge Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Art
Ruben Moreira

Synopsis

M'sieu La Farge's hats have the ability to change men's lives by giving them the personality of the first owners.

Show/hide 3. No title recorded (American Seed Co.) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
American Seed Co.

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Letters
typeset
Show/hide 4. Binky Says: "It's Fun to Belong!" (Binky) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Binky
Genre
Humor; advocacy; teen

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer
Show/hide 5. The Fastest Man Alive Comic story, 6 pages

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Genre
Adventure

Credits

Pencils
Bill Draut
Inks
Mort Meskin

Synopsis

Adam Jessup and Clyde Baird compete to be the faster throughout their lives.

Show/hide 6. The One and Only Superman (Superman) Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Superman
Show/hide 7. No title recorded (Moolah the Mystic) Comic story, 1 page

"Can I see you, sir?"

Featuring

Feature
Moolah the Mystic
Genre
Humor

Credits

Script
Henry Boltinoff
Art
Henry Boltinoff
Letters
Henry Boltinoff
Show/hide 8. The Record of Doom Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Drama

Credits

Art
Bill Ely

Synopsis

Jack Marshall creates a sensation with the new single, "Blue Monday."

Show/hide 9. Some Famous "Haunted" Houses Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
George Kashdan (credited)
Art
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset
Show/hide 10. The Gorilla Who Saved the World Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Science fiction

Credits

Art
Leonard Starr

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
The Hundred Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1956 series) #9 ([June 1957?])
The Gorilla Who Saved the World

Synopsis

Professor Jonas Star pretends to swap his mind with his gorilla's to avoid being kidnapped by aliens.

Show/hide 11. No title recorded (Stephens Credit Sales) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Stephens Credit Sales
Show/hide 12. No title recorded (Stuart Greetings, Inc.) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Stuart Greetings, Inc.

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 13. No title recorded (Charles Atlas) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Charles Atlas

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 14. No title recorded (Lucky Products) Advertisement, 1 page

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Feature
Lucky Products

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 38857

Entry created

  • 09/04/2019

Index completed

  • 09/04/2019

Last updated

  • 09/04/2019