(March 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1952 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand:
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Editing:
?
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U. S.
Binding:
Saddle-stitched

Issue Notes

Cover date is Spring 1952; indicia date is March 1952.


Mission Thru Space (Table of Contents)

Crusader from Mars / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Inks:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Colors:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover art credit authenticated by article in ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE No. 18 Winter 2007.

Peek Into the Future (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Mission Through Space (Table of Contents)

Crusader from Mars / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein
Inks:
Marvin Stein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Origin story for Tarka (Crusader from Mars), who was found guilty of murdering a rival for a woman's affections. He is sent to Earth to fight crime as his penance.

Art identification confirmed by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Death in the Soil (Table of Contents)

Crusader from Mars / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Henry Sharp
Inks:
Henry Sharp
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

Noise! Tomorrow's Secret Weapon (Table of Contents)

text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Silverman
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Writer credit from Ed Silverman interview in Alter Ego magazine #120 (TwoMorrows, September 2013).

The Tower of Jacob Dis (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos (signed)
Inks:
George Roussos (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Escape to Nowhere (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Becker
Inks:
Mike Becker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Art identification by Jim Vadeboncoeur, Jr.

The Pest Invention (Table of Contents)

Professor Birdbrain / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
humor
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mission Thru Space
    Crusader from Mars
  2. 1. Peek Into the Future
  3. 2. Mission Through Space
    Crusader from Mars
  4. 3. Death in the Soil
    Crusader from Mars
  5. 4. Noise! Tomorrow's Secret Weapon
  6. 5. The Tower of Jacob Dis
  7. 6. Escape to Nowhere
  8. 7. The Pest Invention
    Professor Birdbrain
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ray Bottorff Jr
  • Jim Walls
  • Gene Reed
  • Tillmann Courth
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Jim Walls