(May 1954)

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 comic
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Modern US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Plant that Plotted Murder (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Captain Comet
Reprints:

The Plant That Plotted Murder (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Captain Comet

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (12 August 2007); the original indexer credited the inks to Murphy Anderson.

A Switch in Time (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Bernard Sachs (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (12 August 2007)

The City That Went Mad (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (12 August 2007)

[The 200-inch mirror of the new Mt. Palomar telescope] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Ring Around the Earth (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

The Man Who Wouldn't Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed by Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (12 August 2007)

[It will be possible to build a telescope on Earth which could show planets that revolve around other stars...] (Table of Contents)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That... / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
Milt Snapinn

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Plant that Plotted Murder
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. The Plant That Plotted Murder
    Captain Comet
  3. 2. A Switch in Time
  4. 3. The City That Went Mad
  5. 4. [The 200-inch mirror of the new Mt. Palomar telescope]
    Amazing Ratios
  6. 5. Ring Around the Earth
    Spotlight on Science
  7. 6. The Man Who Wouldn't Die
  8. 7. [It will be possible to build a telescope on Earth which could show planets that revolve around other stars...]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That...
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Peter Croome
  • Per Sandell
  • Jim Stangas
  • Gene Reed
  • Mike Nielsen
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes