(June 1959)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly with the exception of Jan., 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

Mirror Menace of Mars! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Inks:
Gil Kane [as GK] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Bill Martin; Cyresian
Synopsis:
A Cyresian is attempting to pull Captain Martin into a crystal mountain.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mars; spacesuits

Draw Me (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Art Instruction, Inc. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Mirror Menace of Mars! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Bill Martin; Cyresian scientists; Yann army personnel
Synopsis:
Captain Bill Martin discovers a Cyresian on Mars and then assists the Cyresians to forstall an attack on them by the Yann.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (2 February 2008)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[Leonard Euler] (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Science information on mathematician and astronomer Leonard Euler accompanied by illustrations.

Your Passport to Strange Journeys (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Man Who Met Himself! (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:
Ken Carver; Intergalactic Surveying Bureau; Clygor (photo); Manu; Thorl; Karr-Vir
Synopsis:
In the 24th century, explorer Ken Carver is contacted by stranded explorer Karr-Vir from a reverse universe, and rescues him after a search on three other planets.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (2 February 2008)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Pop / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Fred Finds a Way! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; advocacy
Characters:
Fred; Jimmy; baseball coach
Synopsis:
Fred finds that there are other ways to participate in his favorite activity of baseball, despite physical limitations or being rejected for the team.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Credits from a list by Lionel English via Donald Dale Milne.

["Be My Guest at the Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Combined Shows Circus"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Palisades Amusement Park / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
math & science

Indexer Notes

The editor answers letters from readers asking questions about space. Includes a logo illustration. Readers are identified by initials only, not names.

Parade of the Planets! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lloyd Vincent
Synopsis:
Lloyd Vincent recounts how he solved a mystery and prevented an alien from stealing earth from its orbit for a contest. Story hinges on the geography of King County, Maryland.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Tootsie Roll Fudge / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Strange Satellites! (Table of Contents)

text article / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Science information on unusual planetary satellites accompanied by illustrations.

Exact Replica Army Grenade (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Do You Want Spending Money? (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Stephens Credit Sales / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Yes, We Give You Premiums or Cash!] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Wilson Chemical Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We'll Ripple Your Body with Muscles - Load T.N.T. in Your Fists (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

National Sports Council / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Mirror Menace of Mars!
  2. 1. Draw Me
    Art Instruction, Inc.
  3. 2. Mirror Menace of Mars!
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll
  5. 4. [Leonard Euler]
    Giants of the Telescope
  6. 5. Your Passport to Strange Journeys
  7. 6. The Man Who Met Himself!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Pop
  9. 8. Fred Finds a Way!
  10. 9. ["Be My Guest at the Clyde Beatty & Cole Bros. Combined Shows Circus"]
    Palisades Amusement Park
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  12. 11. Parade of the Planets!
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Tootsie Roll Fudge
  14. 13. Strange Satellites!
  15. 14. Exact Replica Army Grenade
    Josely Company
  16. 15. Do You Want Spending Money?
    Stephens Credit Sales
  17. 16. [Yes, We Give You Premiums or Cash!]
    Wilson Chemical Co.
  18. 17. We'll Ripple Your Body with Muscles - Load T.N.T. in Your Fists
    National Sports Council
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