(May 1959)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

Battle of the Moon Monsters! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:
Keywords:
spacecraft; spacesuits

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (29 January 2008)

Battle of the Moon Monsters (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
After multiple expeditions to other worlds in our solar system, and multiple encounters with other forms of life, Earthmen find a new specimen on Saturn's moon, Titan.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (29 January 2008)

[Tootsie Roll ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[Frederich Wilhelm Struve] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie, September 2008.

[Showcase #20] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

The Man Who Discovered "Earth" (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An explorer finds a planet very similar to Earth except for some distinct differences. Attempting to bring its inhabitants technology from Earth, the explorer runs into roadblocks at every turn, until he sees the light.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[Tootsie Roll Pop ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Our Amazing Universe / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Lighthouse of Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
The Kull are a peaceful people who have discovered random "anti-matter blotches" throughout space. In order to warn travelers about the blotches, they've stationed "lighthouses" in their vicinity. One of the lighthouses loses its position and drifts into our solar system. Two earthmen investigate the lighthouse and become prisoners when the lighthouse is retrieved by the Kull. They find themselves caught up in a gambit between the Kull and their enemies, the Zarran.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (29 January 2008).

[Tootsie Roll Fudge ad] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Battle of the Moon Monsters!
  2. 1. Battle of the Moon Monsters
  3. 2. [Tootsie Roll ad]
  4. 3. [Frederich Wilhelm Struve]
    Giants of the Telescope
  5. 4. [Showcase #20]
  6. 5. Do You Make Life Hard for Yourself?
  7. 6. The Man Who Discovered "Earth"
  8. 7. [Tootsie Roll Pop ad]
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Our Amazing Universe
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  11. 10. Lighthouse of Space
  12. 11. [Tootsie Roll Fudge ad]
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