(September 1959)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
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 U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Human Pet of Gorilla Land! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (3 February 2008)

The Human Pet of Gorilla Land! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Fuller; Klobe; Groster
Synopsis:
Two Jovian criminals running from a space patrolman encounter a world of intelligent gorillas and convince the gorillas that the patrolman is really a human pet.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

[Weather and Climate] (Table of Contents)

What's the Difference Between / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You! (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
Synopsis:
water safety rules and tips

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Martian Earth-Trap (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Martians who want to gain the upper hand over Earth in interstellar trade develop a gas that compels Earthlings who leave the planet to return home as soon as they leave the atmosphere.

Indexer Notes

Pencils and inks credits from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided to the GCD by DC Comics (3 February 2008)

["The energy released in the explosion of a 100 megaton nuclear bomb..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

["If a rocket designed to hit the moon..."] (Table of Contents)

Spotlight on Science / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz [as Science Editor]
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers

The Last Horse on Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A space cowboy remains faithful to his metal steed, even though everyone around him ridicules the machine.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

The hero of this story models himself on DC's contemporaneous Western hero Johnny Thunder.
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Human Pet of Gorilla Land!
  2. 1. The Human Pet of Gorilla Land!
  3. 2. [Weather and Climate]
    What's the Difference Between
  4. 3. Water: A Good Friend or Deadly Enemy -- Depending on You!
  5. 4. The Martian Earth-Trap
  6. 5. ["The energy released in the explosion of a 100 megaton nuclear bomb..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  7. 6. ["If a rocket designed to hit the moon..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  8. 7. The Last Horse on Earth
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  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
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