(November 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Captain Comet vs. Miss Universe! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp ?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Comet; Miss Universe

You Get What You Vote For! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown
Synopsis:
Joe discovers you can't get what you want if you don't vote.

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; this PSA later appeared in DC comics cover-dated January 1964

Captain Comet vs. Miss Universe! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Captain Comet; Miss Universe; Professor Zackro
Synopsis:
A super-powered girl from the year 100,000 arrives and shows up Captain Comet at every turn.

Gateway to the Future! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Captain Robert Trent is transported from the Revolutionary War into the future of 1952 where he gathers information on future technology to help George Washington's army in his own time. But when he returns, none of the future inventions work and Washington dismissed him as a madman.

Scientific Word Origins (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker ?
Inks:
Mort Drucker ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Origins of the words "amoeba," "Fahrenheit," and "fossil."

Indexer Notes

Art attribution by Ger Apeldoorn (March 2011).

Mankind's Greatest Inventions and Discoveries! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Depiction of four of the greatest scientific discoveries in history, accompanied by a request for readers to send in their own lists of the four greatest discoveries.

The Master of Mind over Matter! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Elmo the Great; Derek Blake
Synopsis:
Derek Blake discovers the secret of Elmo the Great's powers.
Reprints:

Around the World in One Hour and Twenty-Three Minutes! (Table of Contents)

Spotlight on Science / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

New -- and Great! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
crime

Indexer Notes

house ad for Big Town (DC, 1951 series) #18, with a reminder to watch the Big Town television series Thursday nights on the CBS network

Big Features In One Big Book! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for World's Finest Comics (DC, 1941 series) #61

Mars -- on Channel 8! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Bob Tarrant experments with his television set until he can receive transmissions from Mars. When washed-up movie director Eric Mills learns about this he kills Tarrant so that he can use the Martian transmissions as the basis for a new movie. However, he finds out that the Martians were using Tarrant, and now him, to help them invade Earth.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Captain Comet vs. Miss Universe!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. You Get What You Vote For!
    Buzzy
  3. 2. Captain Comet vs. Miss Universe!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. Gateway to the Future!
  5. 4. Scientific Word Origins
  6. 5. Mankind's Greatest Inventions and Discoveries!
  7. 6. The Master of Mind over Matter!
  8. 7. Around the World in One Hour and Twenty-Three Minutes!
    Spotlight on Science
  9. 8. New -- and Great!
    Big Town
  10. 9. Big Features In One Big Book!
  11. 10. Mars -- on Channel 8!
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