(October-November 1957)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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 US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Lifeboat in Space! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sol Harrison (wash)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
flying saucers; rockets; spacecraft; spacesuits

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Inks were credited to S.H., who art experts believe is Sol Harrison. Wash was originally credited to Jack Adler (added by Greg Fischer, August 2008).

Riddle of the Runaway Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
Easter Island

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

["If the Earth and Moon suddenly became completely motionless..."] (Table of Contents)

Mysteries in Space! / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Secret of the Star Warriors! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

How Not to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Interplanetary Speedway! (Table of Contents)

Space Cabbie / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

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

Amazing Ratios / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Star-Brightness (Table of Contents)

Wonders of Space / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Lifeboat in Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Cover story.
Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Greg Fischer, July 2008).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Lifeboat in Space!
  2. 1. Riddle of the Runaway Earth!
  3. 2. ["If the Earth and Moon suddenly became completely motionless..."]
    Mysteries in Space!
  4. 3. Secret of the Star Warriors!
  5. 4. How Not to Enjoy a Vacation!
  6. 5. Interplanetary Speedway!
    Space Cabbie
  7. 6. ["The 200-inch mirror of the new Mt. Palomar telescope..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  8. 7. Star-Brightness
    Wonders of Space
  9. 8. Lifeboat in Space!
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Gene Reed
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Bob Hughes
  • Clayton Emery
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ramon Schenk