(August 1954)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1954-06
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 Man Who Sold the Earth (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Reprints:

The Man Who Sold The Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Sy Barry
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Three Exciting New Adventures (Table of Contents)

Batman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promotional advertisement for Batman (1939 series) #85.

["The centrifugal force of the earth"] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios! / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
math & science

Hands Across the Universe (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Tips on Summer Fun! (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

The Super-Perfect Servant! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Sid Gerson
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ken Sabin (unemployed chemist); Mrs. Sabin; robot (villain)
Synopsis:
Unemployed chemist Ken Sabin receives a letter in the mail, offering him for $100 what is considered to be one of the finest robots ever built, to be used as a house servant. His wife suggests that he apply for a job there, and he soon has one of the robots to use around the house. However, something makes him very suspicious of the metal servants being produced......something sinister!

Classroom of Stars! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

text article with illustrated masthead.

Join Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy (Table of Contents)

Congo Bill / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
jungle

Indexer Notes

Promotional advertisement for Congo Bill (1954 series) #1.

Worlds Within Worlds (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Sold the Earth
  2. 1. The Man Who Sold The Earth
  3. 2. Three Exciting New Adventures
    Batman
  4. 3. ["The centrifugal force of the earth"]
    Amazing Ratios!
  5. 4. Hands Across the Universe
  6. 5. Tips on Summer Fun!
    Peter Porkchops
  7. 6. The Super-Perfect Servant!
  8. 7. Classroom of Stars!
    Spotlight on Science
  9. 8. Join Congo Bill and Janu the Jungle Boy
    Congo Bill
  10. 9. Worlds Within Worlds
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  • Craig Delich
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  • Per Sandell
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