(February 1955)

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); Julius Schwartz (actual)
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

The Human Icicle! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction

Now -- For the First Time... (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
adventure

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for My Greatest Adventure (DC, 1955 series) #1

The Human Icicle! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A humanoid alien from Pluto who has temporarily exchanged himself with an Earth scientist must be subjected to absolute zero temperatures or he will die.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (16 August 2007)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1954
No circulation information given.
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G, Donenfeld, R. Liebowitz, S.U. Sampliner, J.S. Liebowitz & A.I. Menin as Trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, A.I. Menin & J.I. Golinko as Trustees for L. Liebowitz and J. Liebowitz, A. Donenfeld, F. Iger, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc,. all at 480 Lexington Avenue, New York 17, N.Y.

Binky's Special Christmas Quiz (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Binky
Synopsis:
Descriptions of Christmas customs in various countries.

Martian Masquerade! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A Martian invader thinks that he has successfully disguised himself as an Earth man but one thing gives him away.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (16 August 2007)

["Because of the rotation of the earth, a heavy object dropped..."] (Table of Contents)

Falling Objects! / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
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["The black patches on the moon are mountains..."] (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
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Interplanetary Swap Shop! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
George and Betty Horton have a fish tank that somehow acts as a portal to Venus where objects can he exchanged between the planets.
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Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (16 August 2007)

Planetary Movements! (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

["Every square inch of the earth's surface directly exposed..."] (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
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The Millionaire Robot! [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Henry Sharp
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A renegade robot inherits a huge fortune from his creator, then proceeds to squander it and behave recklessly.

Indexer Notes

Story continues in the following issue (#54)
Pencils and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (16 August 2007)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Human Icicle!
  2. 1. Now -- For the First Time...
  3. 2. The Human Icicle!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. Binky's Special Christmas Quiz
    Binky
  6. 5. Martian Masquerade!
  7. 6. ["Because of the rotation of the earth, a heavy object dropped..."]
    Falling Objects!
  8. 7. ["The black patches on the moon are mountains..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That...
  9. 8. Interplanetary Swap Shop!
  10. 9. Planetary Movements!
    Spotlight on Science
  11. 10. ["Every square inch of the earth's surface directly exposed..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  12. 11. The Millionaire Robot! [Part 1]
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