(April-May 1958)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bimonthly
On-sale date:
1958
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

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) (Expand) /

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

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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  • Bill Devine
  • Larry Hancock
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Daniel Thingvold
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
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  • Bob Hughes
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