(February 1959)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of January, April, July and October
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Sky-High Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
spacesuits

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (25 January 2008)

The Sky-High Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[The planet Mercury is so small...] (Table of Contents)

Planets of Wonder / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Just One Second! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash; Mirror Master
Synopsis:
House ad for Flash #105.

[If space is curved...] (Table of Contents)

Our Strange Universe / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The 24,000-Hour Day! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Manny Stallman
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Brad Stanton; Jerome Baxter; Jim Kirby
Synopsis:
Brad Stanton and Jim Kirby answer an ad for space-miners promising to pay them $1000 a day. When they sign on they learn that one day on this asteroid is 24,000 hours long.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Frederick Bessel] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie, September 2008.

[Odds are five million to one...] (Table of Contents)

Wonders of Space / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz (Science Editor)
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters from P.M. and L.S.

Dummy That Saved the Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (25 January 2008)

Can an invulnerable gorilla with Kryptonite vision defeat Superman? (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Wayne Boring
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman; Lois Lane; Titano
Synopsis:
House ad for the February 1959 issue of Superman.

Meteorites (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Sky-High Man!
  2. 1. The Sky-High Man
  3. 2. [The planet Mercury is so small...]
    Planets of Wonder
  4. 3. Just One Second!
    DC Comics
  5. 4. [If space is curved...]
    Our Strange Universe
  6. 5. The 24,000-Hour Day!
  7. 6. [Frederick Bessel]
    Giants of the Telescope
  8. 7. [Odds are five million to one...]
    Wonders of Space
  9. 8. Dummy That Saved the Earth
  10. 9. Can an invulnerable gorilla with Kryptonite vision defeat Superman?
    Superman
  11. 10. Meteorites
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