(March 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

Return of the Neanderthal Man! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Return of the Neanderthal Man (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Paul Dover; Ogar
Synopsis:
A tribe of Neanderthals under the influence of a glowing red comet develop super intelligence and eventually teleport themselves to another dimension. Anthropologist Paul Dover discovers their ancient dwelling place and is present when Ogar teleports back to Earth. Paul must defeat Ogar and stop the invasion.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Rip Hunter...Time Master Now in a Magazine of His Own (Table of Contents)

Rip Hunter...Time Master / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Rip Hunter
Synopsis:
House ad for Rip Hunter...Time Master #1.

Don't Sell Nature Short (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

["A Jackrabbit can run faster downhill than uphill..."] (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

The Interplanetary Tourists (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tim Carey; Cathann Simms
Synopsis:
The vacation package tour promises the time of their lives, which Tim and Cathann believe when they wake up on the planet Tyana of Procyon. Then they learn it's only the first step before an invasion!

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)

Spotlight on Science / text article / 1 page (report information)

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

["Zero Temperature and Absolute Zero Temperature"] (Table of Contents)

What's the Difference Between... / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[Red Blood Cells] (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

The Lost City of Los Angeles (Table of Contents)

Atomic Knights / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Douglas Herald; Marlene Herald; Bryndon; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard]
Synopsis:
The Atomic Knights use gliders to fly all the way across the continent to Los Angeles.
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.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Return of the Neanderthal Man!
  2. 1. Return of the Neanderthal Man
  3. 2. Rip Hunter...Time Master Now in a Magazine of His Own
    Rip Hunter...Time Master
  4. 3. Don't Sell Nature Short
  5. 4. ["A Jackrabbit can run faster downhill than uphill..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong
  6. 5. The Interplanetary Tourists
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  8. 7. ["Zero Temperature and Absolute Zero Temperature"]
    What's the Difference Between...
  9. 8. [Red Blood Cells]
    Amazing Ratios
  10. 9. The Lost City of Los Angeles
    Atomic Knights
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Jan Roar Hansen
  • Gene Reed
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Bob Hughes
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes