(October 1959)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Son of King Xanta! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

The Secret of the Martian Helmet (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Jim Mooney
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Cryll; Myra Mason
Synopsis:
Space Ranger is on the trail of a band of space pirates with the help of a golden helmet that belonged to the Martian folk hero Kolan Varr.

"You should do very well here." (Table of Contents)

Doctor Rocket / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Rocket
Synopsis:
The lunch counter guy sets up his stand in a bad spot - on the missile test range.

The Creature Who Hated Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

It's Fun to Learn! (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:
Ted teaches Billy and Steve about levers while they are cleaning up a vacant lot, touting the value of science class.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Mystery in Marsville, U.S.A. (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Son of King Xanta (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Howard Sherman ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Son of King Xanta!
  2. 1. The Secret of the Martian Helmet
    Space Ranger
  3. 2. "You should do very well here."
    Doctor Rocket
  4. 3. The Creature Who Hated Earth
  5. 4. It's Fun to Learn!
  6. 5. Mystery in Marsville, U.S.A.
  7. 6. The Son of King Xanta
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  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
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