(May 1960)

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
On-sale date:
1960
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:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Parts of this issue are reprinted:

Duel of the Two Adam Stranges! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange
Reprints:
Keywords:
duplicates; giants; jetpacks

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Inks originally credited to Joe Giella (added by Gregory Fischer, June 2009).

What's Wrong with These Pictures? (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
advocacy

Indexer Notes

On inside front cover. This PSA ran in several DC Comics cover dated May 1960 and again in May 1965.

The Duel of the Two Adam Stranges! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Avanar Bar (first appearance; villain)
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (added by Gregory Fischer, June 2009).

["Ancient star-gazers fancied that a constellation"] (Table of Contents)

Our Amazing Universe! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science
Reprints:

The Readers' Choice! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Joe Kubert
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Promo ad for The Brave and the Bold #29, now on sale, and Showcase #26 on sale March 29, 1960.

["The Rings of Saturn are inclines 27 degrees"] (Table of Contents)

Planets of Wonder! / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science

"Terra" of the Spaceways! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Gil Kane (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jorg Randall; Morna Dru; Pete (Uranian Mon-Cat); Grusom; Smiley
Synopsis:
Jorg Randall is a repairman of the Terra, a common space vehicle. When the daughter of the maker of the vehicles crashes on a planet, Jorg is there to rescue her.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Jacobus C. Kapteyn (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / illustration / 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.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?; typeset

Genre:
math & science

Indexer Notes

Letters to the science editor.

Glory Ride to Pluto! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

["Geological surveys have set the age of the earth"] (Table of Contents)

Biography of the Earth / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science

Indexer Notes

Possible reprint from Mystery In Space #5 or other early number.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Duel of the Two Adam Stranges!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  3. 2. The Duel of the Two Adam Stranges!
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. ["Ancient star-gazers fancied that a constellation"]
    Our Amazing Universe!
  5. 4. The Readers' Choice!
  6. 5. ["The Rings of Saturn are inclines 27 degrees"]
    Planets of Wonder!
  7. 6. "Terra" of the Spaceways!
  8. 7. Jacobus C. Kapteyn
    Giants of the Telescope
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Wonders of Space
  10. 9. Glory Ride to Pluto!
  11. 10. ["Geological surveys have set the age of the earth"]
    Biography of the Earth
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