Sensation Mystery #116

United States

DC Comics

United States

Published
July-August 1953
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/10634

Credits

Editing
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Julius Schwartz (actual)

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Show/hide Cover Untitled [The Toy Assassins!] (Johnny Peril) Cover, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Peril
Genre
Fantasy

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Bernard Sachs
Editing
Julius Schwartz
Show/hide 1. Buzzy Says: "Get a Box-Seat to Nature's Wonders!" (Buzzy) Public service announcement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Buzzy
Genre
Advocacy; teen
Characters
Buzzy; Tom; Danny

Credits

Script
Jack Schiff
Art
Win Mortimer

Synopsis

Buzzy shows a pair of neighborhood kids that the new kid on the block isn't weird because he prefers watching nature to playing baseball.

Notes

Inside front cover.

Show/hide 2. The Toy Assassins! (Johnny Peril) Comic story, 7.67 pages

Featuring

Feature
Johnny Peril
Genre
Detective-mystery; fantasy

Credits

Script
Robert Kanigher
Pencils
Gil Kane
Inks
Frank Giacoia

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Superman Presents Wonder Comic Monthly (Colour Comics, 1965 series) #77 ([September 1971?])
The Toy Assassins

Synopsis

A priceless necklace is stolen from a department store. Peril claims an army of toy soldiers to be responsible. Thus he tricks the thief to come forward.

Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr. Previous indexer suggested Frank Giacoia for pencils too.

First-person narrative.

Show/hide 3. Untitled (Wildroot Cream-Oil) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
Wildroot Cream-Oil
Show/hide 4. Bearcat Sets Basepath on Fire (A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
A Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
Genre
Sports
Show/hide 5. Clocks of Doom! Cartoon, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker
Letters
Mort Drucker

Reprint history

Also printed
United States
Tales of the Unexpected (DC, 1956 series) #4 (August 1956)
Clocks of Doom!
 
United States
House of Mystery (DC, 1951 series) #118 (January 1962)
Clocks of Doom!

Synopsis

Superstitions about clocks.

Show/hide 6. Untitled (Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

Featuring

Feature
Stewart-Warner Bike Speedometers

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 7. The Phantom Enemy Comic story, 6 pages

Featuring

Genre
Drama

Credits

Pencils
Carmine Infantino
Inks
Sy Barry

Synopsis

Schizophrenic art painter Gene Dyer creates replicas of his paintings as Gardner Dell. He leaves poisoned medicine for the copycat, but kills only himself.

Show/hide 8. Untitled (Roadmaster) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Roadmaster
Show/hide 9. The Census Taker! Comic story, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Horror-suspense

Credits

Script
Jack Miller
Art
John Giunta

Synopsis

Death makes his rounds, disguised as a census taker.

Show/hide 10. Shuddery Shadows Comic story, 1 page

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Script
Mort Drucker
Art
Mort Drucker

Reprint history

Also printed
Australia
Color Giant (Colour Comics, 1957 series) #1 ([November 1956?])
Shuddery Shadows

Synopsis

Superstitions about shadows.

Notes

Script and art credits verified from copies of DC editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.

Show/hide 11. The Clairvoyant Commander Text article, 2 pages

Featuring

Genre
Non-fiction

Credits

Author
Jack Miller
Art
Raymond Perry
Letters
typeset

Synopsis

The predictions of the British military commander-in-chief, Lord Roberts, in 1908.

Show/hide 12. Victory by Reflection (Major Mars; Popsicle) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Major Mars; Popsicle

Credits

Art
Sam Glankoff
Show/hide 13. Untitled (Dubble Bubble Gum) Advertisement, 0.5 pages

"It's stopped snowing at last!"

Featuring

Feature
Dubble Bubble Gum
Genre
Children

Credits

Art
Ray Thompson [as Ray T.]
Show/hide 14. Editorial Advisory Board Promo (ad from the publisher), 0.5 pages

Notes

Includes a plug for The Adventures of Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.

Show/hide 15. Dead Man's Diary Comic story, 5.67 pages

Featuring

Genre
Drama

Credits

Art
Murphy Anderson

Synopsis

Richard Prentiss is confronted with unusual occurrences. Behind those is his brother who wants to drive Prentiss insane.

Notes

First-person narrative.

Show/hide 16. Superman Is on Television! (The Adventures of Superman) Advertisement, 0.33 pages

Featuring

Feature
The Adventures of Superman
Show/hide 17. Untitled (Schwinn Traveler) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Schwinn Traveler

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 18. Untitled (Giant Beach Ball) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Giant Beach Ball

Credits

Letters
typeset
Show/hide 19. The Line of Stars Promo (ad from the publisher), 1 page

Notes

Inside back cover.

Show/hide 20. Untitled (Milky Way) Advertisement, 1 page

Featuring

Feature
Milky Way

Credits

Letters
typeset

Notes

Back cover.


Notes

On-sale date from copyright registration.

Status

AusReprints ID

  • 41310

Cover added

Index completed

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