(February 1961)

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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

The Mechanical Masters of Rann! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

The Mechanical Masters of Rann! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Adam Strange; Alanna
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

[For The Very Best] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Flash; Green Lantern

Indexer Notes

Promotional ad for The Flash #118, February 1961 and Green Lantern #4, January-February 1961.

James Bradley (Table of Contents)

Giants of the Telescope / illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

Indexer Notes

Information for this sequence from Arthur Lortie, September 2008.

Watch for the Second Superman Annual! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superman

Indexer Notes

Promotional ad for Superman Annual #2, on sale everywhere.

Weapon of the Great Brains! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks and page count confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics, August 2008.

Our American Heritage (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; historical

Indexer Notes

This PSA in the form of a quiz ran in several DC Comics cover dated February 1961 and again in October 1970.

["The small companion star of Sirius"] (Table of Contents)

illustration / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science

["Halley's Comet"] (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 with masthead illustration of Halley's Comet.

Our Home Is in the Stars! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Submitted by J.S. Liebowitz, Business Manager on September 20, 1960. Average number of copies sold or distributed for each issue during the preceding 12 months was 248,000.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Mechanical Masters of Rann!
    Adam Strange
  2. 1. The Mechanical Masters of Rann!
    Adam Strange
  3. 2. [For The Very Best]
  4. 3. James Bradley
    Giants of the Telescope
  5. 4. Watch for the Second Superman Annual!
    Superman
  6. 5. Weapon of the Great Brains!
  7. 6. Our American Heritage
  8. 7. ["The small companion star of Sirius"]
  9. 8. ["Halley's Comet"]
    Wonders of Space
  10. 9. Our Home Is in the Stars!
  11. 10. [no title indexed]
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