(February 1961)

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 Flying Gorilla Menace! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

The Flying Gorilla Menace (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A small planetoid populated by flying gorillas approaches Earth and begins to steal its atmosphere.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]

["In the initial moments that an elevator rapidly descends..."] (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

Who Is Hawkman? (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Brave and the Bold, The (DC, 1955 series) #34, on sale December 29

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
Characters:
William Penn; Tom Paine; Emma Lazarus; John Peter Zenger; Harriet Tubman
Synopsis:
historical quiz

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Super-Athlete from Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
College freshman Hank Bradford rescues an alien who has crash-landed on Earth and is taken to the alien's home world to help him perform a mission.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

["All cactus plants are spine-covered"] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

["During frigid weather, why does a body of water..."] (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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

scientific answers to reader inquiries

The Case of the Vanishing Robots (Table of Contents)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 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; Mr. Krikee
Synopsis:
Ilda has been taken to the pawn shop again where she is stolen by a gang of robot thieves who change her appearance and plan to sell her off-planet, but she is able to contact Star in time for him to rescue her and arrest the gang.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1960
Average number of copies sold during preceding twelve months (total paid circulation): 207,000
Owners: National Comics Publications, Inc., H. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, G. Donenfeld, S. U. Sampliner, F. Iger, S. Donenfeld, S. Iger, A. Donenfeld, J.S. Liebowitz and A.S. Herzog as Trustees for I. Donenfeld and S. Donenfeld, I Rappaport and A.S. Herzog as Trustees for L. Liebowitz and J.H. Liebowitz, H. Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Flying Gorilla Menace!
  2. 1. The Flying Gorilla Menace
  3. 2. ["In the initial moments that an elevator rapidly descends..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  4. 3. Who Is Hawkman?
    Hawkman
  5. 4. Our American Heritage
  6. 5. Super-Athlete from Earth!
  7. 6. ["All cactus plants are spine-covered"]
    Science Says You're Wrong...
  8. 7. ["During frigid weather, why does a body of water..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  9. 8. The Case of the Vanishing Robots
    Star Hawkins
  10. 9. [no title indexed]
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