(April-May 1958)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
On-sale date:
1958
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:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Invaders from the Space Satellites! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
artificial satellites; bull's eyes

Invaders from the Space Satellites! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Commander John Yardley
Synopsis:
In a future where Earth is ravaged by the after-effects of an atomic war, scientists decide to change the past so the atom bomb was never created.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Now...in a Magazine of Their Own-- (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jack Kirby
Inks:
Jack Kirby
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Synopsis:
House ad for Challengers of the Unknown #1.

Indexer Notes

Shows a differently colored cover than the actual printed issue. Sequence added per Ken Rowand, December 2008.

Charles A. Young - (1834-1908) (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / biography (nonfictional) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
504

Genre:
non-fiction; biography

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie, September 2008. Sequence order corrected per Ken Rowand, December 2008.

Charades on the Moon! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Page count added per Ken Rowand, December 2008.

The Secret of the Happy Pig! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Rube Grossman
Inks:
Rube Grossman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
advocacy; anthropomorphic-funny animals

Indexer Notes

This sequence ran in DC Comics dated April 1958 and January 1962 per story title search at comics.org.

Menace of the Space-Nectar! (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

Page count added per Ken Rowand, December 2008.

The Clouds of Mars (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Text article with masthead illustration. Sequence added per Bill Devine 3 December 2014.

Planet of Doomed Earthmen! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Page count added per Ken Rowand, December 2008.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Invaders from the Space Satellites!
  2. 1. Invaders from the Space Satellites!
  3. 2. Now...in a Magazine of Their Own--
    Challengers of the Unknown
  4. 3. Charles A. Young - (1834-1908)
    Giants of the Telescope
  5. 4. Charades on the Moon!
  6. 5. The Secret of the Happy Pig!
    Peter Porkchops
  7. 6. Menace of the Space-Nectar!
    Space Cabbie
  8. 7. The Clouds of Mars
    Wonders of Space
  9. 8. Planet of Doomed Earthmen!
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Tony R. Rose
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Daniel Thingvold
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