(April-May 1953)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Signboard in Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
distress signals; SOS; spacecraft

Signboard In Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gene Colan
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover story.

The Hothouse World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Reprints:

The Toy Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Merwin
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

The Planet Nobody Wanted! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
John Sleamer
Synopsis:
John Sleamer and his crew find a habitable planet to take over for Earth. When the natives are only to eager to leave Sleamer won't listen to why they want to leave.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Signboard in Space!
  2. 1. Signboard In Space!
  3. 2. The Hothouse World!
  4. 3. The Toy Earth!
  5. 4. The Planet Nobody Wanted!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk