(May 1960)

DC, 1950 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:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
color comic
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Modern US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Invasion of the Water-Warriors! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Invasion of the Water Warriors! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Russ Heath
Inks:
Russ Heath
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A giant creature from the planet Korama, seemingly made of water, lands on Earth and plans to conquer the planet.

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
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Five ways not to behave are depicted.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated May 1965.

The World Inside the Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Two scientists discover that the Earth was formed around a huge spaceship which became incapacitated millions of years ago, and its occupants are finally ready to resume their voyage through space.

["A supernova -- a star that suddenly flares up..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
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["On a number of occasions I've noticed that..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers

The Case of the Robot-Spy! (Table of Contents)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda
Synopsis:
Ilda goes undercover to find a band of jewel thieves without telling Hawkins, but her disguise is penetrated and she needs his help after all.
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Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Invasion of the Water-Warriors!
  2. 1. Invasion of the Water Warriors!
  3. 2. What's Wrong with These Pictures?
  4. 3. The World Inside the Earth!
  5. 4. ["A supernova -- a star that suddenly flares up..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  6. 5. ["On a number of occasions I've noticed that..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  7. 6. The Case of the Robot-Spy!
    Star Hawkins
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