(March 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
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
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:
Glossy covers; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Runaway Space-Train! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
railroads; trains

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils credit from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics; the records imply that Frank Giacoia was paid for the inks (25 January 2008)

The Runaway Space-Train! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Bobby; Vectus; Nell
Synopsis:
A group of humans on a train are transported across the universe to Almoran. At the same time a group of Almoran aliens are sent to Earth, disguised as Earthlings.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

The Family Favorite! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Indexer Notes

This PSA ran in several DC Comics cover dated March, 1959.

Earth...Condemned World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Reprints:

[Giovanni Donati] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie, September 2008. Location from Ed Boner, January 2009.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Letters asking scientific questions and responses. Sequence added by Ed Boner, January 2009.

Riddle of Asteroid 8794 (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
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).

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Runaway Space-Train!
  2. 1. The Runaway Space-Train!
  3. 2. The Family Favorite!
  4. 3. Earth...Condemned World!
  5. 4. [Giovanni Donati]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  7. 6. Riddle of Asteroid 8794
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