(April 1953)

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 editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
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

Human Time Capsules (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction

Human Time Capsules (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

People Are People (Table of Contents)

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

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

The Magic Typewriter (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sam Merwin
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia (?)
Inks:
Frank Giacoia (?)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Highly probable that Frank Giacoia did not pencil and ink this story. Probable Carmine Infantino layouts, or possibly swipes. Frank Giacoia indicated by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Information from a discussion on the GCD list between Bob Bailey, Mike Feldman and Bob Hughes. Entered by Mike Nielsen [12/5/2006]. Credit for script confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April, 2007).

[If the sky were completely filled with full moons...] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[A blow on the head makes you see stars.] (Table of Contents)

Science Says Youre Wrong If You Believe That -- / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Four-Dimensional Forceps (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Age of the Oceans (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Lights, Camera--Invasion (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Human Time Capsules
  2. 1. Human Time Capsules
  3. 2. People Are People
    Superman
  4. 3. The Magic Typewriter
  5. 4. [If the sky were completely filled with full moons...]
    Amazing Ratios
  6. 5. [A blow on the head makes you see stars.]
    Science Says Youre Wrong If You Believe That --
  7. 6. The Four-Dimensional Forceps
  8. 7. Age of the Oceans
    Spotlight on Science
  9. 8. Lights, Camera--Invasion
    Captain Comet
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes