(September 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
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

Beast With the Sizzling Blue Eyes! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints:
Keywords:
jetpacks; monsters

The Beast With the Sizzling Blue Eyes! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna; Edna; Edna's husband; prehistoric Rannian dinosaurs; Sardath; Zhoran Tew; Mortan (first appearance; villain)
Synopsis:
Mortan steals an invention from Zhoran Tew and uses it to create force fields and prehistoric dinosaurs to threaten Ranagar, but Adam defeats him when he figures out the weakness of the force fields.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

First appearance of Mortan; also appears in Mystery In Space #80, #91.

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:
Joe Giella; Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Flash; Green Lantern

Indexer Notes

House ad for Flash (DC, 1959 Series) #115 (September 1960); and Green Lantern (DC, 1960 Series) #2 (September-October 1960), with covers shown.

Bike Safety = Bike Fun (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

Indexer Notes

Published as a Public Service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

The Great Red Spot! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Two panels with scientific facts about Jupiter's red spot.

The Magic Lamp of Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jon Harper
Synopsis:
Jon Harper of the Space Explorers lands on a planet to repair his spaceship when he encounters an intelligent green cloud that is planning to take over the universe.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bruno Premiani
Inks:
Bruno Premiani
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Cave Carson

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 Series) #31 (August-September 1960), with cover shown and advertised as "Now On Sale!".

["The Earth and moon -- the sun and all the planets"] (Table of Contents)

Our Strange Universe! / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science

Indexer Notes

Scientific facts about astronomical matters.

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 (August 1960) with cover shown, and advertised as "On Sale Everywhere".

["Dear Science Editor: In one of your previous issues..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

Science questions and answers, with one related illustration.

Trapped by Telepathy! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Andra Von [Vincent Tomkins]; Bill Tomkins; Orvis Ban

Indexer Notes

Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs in page 2 panel 3 (reporter).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Beast With the Sizzling Blue Eyes!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. The Beast With the Sizzling Blue Eyes!
    Adam Strange
  3. 2. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    Flash; Green Lantern
  4. 3. Bike Safety = Bike Fun
  5. 4. The Great Red Spot!
  6. 5. The Magic Lamp of Space!
  7. 6. Journey into a Fantastic New World Beneath the Earth!
    Brave and the Bold
  8. 7. ["The Earth and moon -- the sun and all the planets"]
    Our Strange Universe!
  9. 8. Presenting the Greatest Superman Stories Ever Told!
    Superman
  10. 9. ["Dear Science Editor: In one of your previous issues..."]
    Wonders of Space
  11. 10. Trapped by Telepathy!
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