(January 1958)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Gorilla War Against Earth! (Table of Contents)

Darwin Jones / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Darwin Jones
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (20 January 2008)

The Gorilla War Against Earth! (Table of Contents)

Darwin Jones / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Darwin Jones
Synopsis:
A talking gorilla claims to be part of an alien invasion force but Darwin Jones proves that it is a trick by another group of aliens to capture an atomic bomb.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (20 January 2008)

Wanted: A Teen-Age Code (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
teen
Synopsis:
After Dave unthinkingly goes along with some bad behavior by his friends, he realizes his mistake and decides to develop a code of conduct for everyone at his school to follow.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Warning out of Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Larry Lloyd finds a map underneath a painting by Leonardo Da Vinci that foretells natural disasters around the world.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (20 January 2008)

DC Brings You the Kings of Comedy! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
various (illustrations)
Inks:
various (illustrations)
Colors:
? (illustrations)
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
humor

Indexer Notes

house ad for Sergeant Bilko (DC, 1957 series) #5, The Adventures of Jerry Lewis (DC, 1957 series) #42, The Adventures of Bob Hope (DC, 1950 series) #48, and Jackie Gleason and the Honeymooners (DC, 1956 series) #10

["Phobos -- Mars' closest satellite..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Bodyguard from Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien civilization whose sun is dying searches for the rare element that will rekindle it.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (20 January 2008)

How to Measure the Diameter of the Sun (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Art credits from Saltarella via the GCD Error Tracker.

Intelligence of Birds! (Table of Contents)

Spotlight on Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

The Secret of the Sleeping Spaceman! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A comatose alien is found in a crashed spaceship and scientists try to figure out how to revive him.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (20 January 2008)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Gorilla War Against Earth!
    Darwin Jones
  2. 1. The Gorilla War Against Earth!
    Darwin Jones
  3. 2. Wanted: A Teen-Age Code
  4. 3. The Warning out of Time!
  5. 4. DC Brings You the Kings of Comedy!
  6. 5. ["Phobos -- Mars' closest satellite..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  7. 6. Bodyguard from Space!
  8. 7. How to Measure the Diameter of the Sun
  9. 8. Intelligence of Birds!
    Spotlight on Science
  10. 9. The Secret of the Sleeping Spaceman!
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