(January 1961)

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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Face-Hunter from Saturn! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, July 2008.

The Face-Hunter From Saturn (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jim Boone; Bob Colby; Klee Pan (from the planet Klaramar); Chan Yull (from the planet Klaramar); Mount Rushmore
Synopsis:
Faceless aliens from the atom-sized planet Klaramar, that exists on the surface of Saturn, travels to earth to find a giant stone head that will prevent the destruction of the solar system.

Indexer Notes

First appearance of the Faceless Creature from Saturn. Originally meant as a one-shot character, he later appeared in Strange Adventures #142 and #153, and still later became a member of the Forgotten Villains in the 1980s.
Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, July 2008.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Science Say You're Wrong If You Believe That -- / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about the Sun's face, Peanuts, Owls and Platinum.

Earth's One-Man Space Fleet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Walt Franklin; Molly Franklin; Ed; Mac; The Vronn (alien race); Evrod Kull (Commander of the Fenn aliens)
Synopsis:
Walt Franklin finds himself alone on the Earth with all other Earthlings replaced by robots and the Vronn attacking.

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, July 2008.

Get a Grip on your Gripes! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bernard Baily
Inks:
Bernard Baily
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios! / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Ratios between the brains of a man and a dog, the height vs the width of an ocean wave, the amount of raindrops in a cloud, and the difference between forest losses to insects vs. wildfires.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Earth Victory -- by a Hair! (Table of Contents)

Space Museum / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
The Wrecker (Space-Marine) [General Howard Parker]; Tommy Parker; Admiral Ann "Blondy" Gordon
Synopsis:
Tommy Parker finds out the story behind the single blonde hair kept in the space museum and also leans the secret of his parents marriage.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Pencil and inks credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, July 2008.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Face-Hunter from Saturn!
  2. 1. The Face-Hunter From Saturn
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Science Say You're Wrong If You Believe That --
  4. 3. Earth's One-Man Space Fleet!
  5. 4. Get a Grip on your Gripes!
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Amazing Ratios!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  8. 7. Earth Victory -- by a Hair!
    Space Museum
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Stangas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes