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
GCD
www.comics.org/issue/12755

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)

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

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Five-Score Plus Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #25 ([May 1960?])
The Magic Hats of M'sieu La Farge
 
Australia
All Favourites Comic (Colour Comics, 1960 series) #82 ([January 1971?])
The Magic Hats of M'sieu La Farge
Original
Tales of the Unexpected 2, April 1956

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

Featuring

Feature
American Seed Co.

Credits

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

Featuring

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

Featuring

Feature
Stuart Greetings, Inc.

Credits

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

Featuring

Feature
Charles Atlas

Credits

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

Featuring

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