(August 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

Raiders From the Giant World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Raiders of the Giant World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Continued in "Plight of the Human Cocoons" in Strange Adventures (1950 series, DC) #157 (Oct 1963). Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)

["The greatest difference in size..."] (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

Indexer Notes

Four panels with text explaining science facts.

Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #1, advertised as "On Sale".

["Dear Science Editor: My parents are taking me..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Raymond Perry
Inks:
Raymond Perry
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Science questions and answers, with one related illustration.

Secret of the Cosmic Bullet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs in page 2 panel 1 (Nobel Award presenter).

Your Passport to Amazing Adventures! (Table of Contents)

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Baily; Carmine Infantino; Dick Dillin
Inks:
Bernard Baily; Murphy Anderson; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

House ad for My Greatest Adventure #47 (September 1960); Mystery in Space #61 (August 1960); and House of Mystery #102 (September 1960), all advertised as "On Sale".

["A porcupine can shoot out its quills..."] (Table of Contents)

Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That... / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Four panels with text explaining science facts.

Superman says Lend a Friendly Hand! (Table of Contents)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Forte
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

Superman enlightens some kids about tolerance.

The Case of the Counterfeit Credits! (Table of Contents)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda (robot secretary)
Reprints:

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents)

Flash; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino; Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash; Green Lantern

Indexer Notes

House ad for Flash #115 (September 1960); and Green Lantern #2 (September-October 1960). No release data given.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Raiders From the Giant World!
  2. 1. Raiders of the Giant World!
  3. 2. ["The greatest difference in size..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  4. 3. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  5. 4. ["Dear Science Editor: My parents are taking me..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  6. 5. Secret of the Cosmic Bullet!
  7. 6. Your Passport to Amazing Adventures!
  8. 7. ["A porcupine can shoot out its quills..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong if You Believe That...
  9. 8. Superman says Lend a Friendly Hand!
    Superman
  10. 9. The Case of the Counterfeit Credits!
    Star Hawkins
  11. 10. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    Flash; Green Lantern
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