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Issue Details

Issue #29
Published February 1960
Cover Price 0.10
Pages 36
Editing Jack Schiff (Editor); Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)

Cover Details - "Queen of the Beasts!"

Genre Adventure
Pencils Dick Dillin
Inks Sheldon Moldoff

7 page story "The Curse of the Forbidden Flora"

Synopsis Adventurers are sent to collect specimens of flora grown by Tibetan wild men, but the specimens are protected by high priests who have placed a curse on anyone who picks their flowers.
Pencils Bill Ely
Inks Bill Ely

Half page promo (ad from the publisher) "Tales of the Unexpected #46, My Greatest Adventure #40, and House of Mystery #95 ad"

Half page Giants of the Telescope filler "John C. Adams"

Script Julius Schwartz
Pencils Mort Drucker
Inks Mort Drucker
Letters Mort Drucker
Reprinted from Strange Adventures (DC, 1950 series) #16

Half page text article "Statement of Ownership"

Letters Typeset

1 page Superboy public service announcement "It's Fun to Help Others!"

Genre superhero
Script Jack Schiff
Pencils Curt Swan
Inks George Klein
Letters Ira Schnapp

7 page story "The Mystery of the Man-Made Monsters"

Synopsis A scientist has been experimenting on animals using radioactive isotopes, which cause a sheep to grow gold wool, spiders to spin webs made of silver, and caterpillars to weave indestructible cocoons. And that's before they increased in size...
Pencils Nick Cardy
Inks Nick Cardy

Half page promo (ad from the publisher) "World's Finest Comics #107 ad"

1 page text story "Secret of the Wood Wizard"

Letters Typeset

1 page Moolah the Mystic filler "It is time now."

Genre Gags
Script Henry Boltinoff
Pencils Henry Boltinoff
Inks Henry Boltinoff
Letters Henry Boltinoff

9 page Mark Merlin story "The Queen of the Beasts"

Synopsis While investigating reports of strange creatures, Mark and Elsa discover a crack in a mountainside that leads to a hidden valley. In the valley they find creatures that appear to have come from underground. Elsa overpowered by fumes from the plant life, finds she can communicate with the creatures, and determines that together they can take over the earth.
Pencils Joe Kubert
Inks Mort Meskin