(February 1962)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

Parade of the Space-Toys! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Front cover reproduced as page 8 panel 1.

["Dear Boys and Girls: First, we would like to thank you..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Editorial letter explaining the reasons for the two cent price increase to twelve cents. Located on the inside front cover.

Parade of the Space-Toys! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dave Gibson (scientist); Zard Yat (alien)

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents)

Flash; Mystery in Space / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Flash #126 (February 1962) and Mystery in Space #73 (February 1962), both advertised as "Now On Sale".

["There is no "family relationship" among..."] (Table of Contents)

Science says you're wrong if you believe that... / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Three panels with text explaining scientific facts.

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

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman Annual #4 (1961), advertised as "On Sale".

Let Science Serve You! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Eight panels with text. Published as a public service in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Meteor-Riders of the Universe! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Professor Bill Horne (astronomer); Ptandol (alien)

For the Very Best in Comics Reading! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America; Green Lantern / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky; Gil Kane
Inks:
Murphy Anderson; Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Justice League of America #9 (February 1962), advertised as "Now On Sale" and Green Lantern #11 (March 1962), advertised as "On Sale Jan. 4th".

["Of the 300,000 types of Earth-plants..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Four panels with text explaining scientific facts.

["Dear Science Editor: Has the U.S. Space Agency..."] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Science questions and answers, with one related illustration.

The Case of the Robot Brother! (Table of Contents)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda (robot secretary)

["Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912..."] (Table of Contents)

Strange Adventures / statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
J. S. Liebowitz (Business Manager)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

For October 1, 1961. Statement of ownership lists Average Number of Copies During Preceding 12 Months: 210,000. Dated September 27th, 1961.

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Batman Annual #2 (Winter 1961), advertised as "On Sale".

For the Best in Comics Entertainment (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
various
Inks:
various
Letters:
?

Characters:
Superman; Batman; Flash; Green Lantern; Aquaman; Bob Hope; Jerry Lewis; Lois Lane; Jimmy Olsen; Fox and Crow

Indexer Notes

House ad for DC comics and touting the Comics Code Authority. Black and white promo is located on the inside back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Parade of the Space-Toys!
  2. 1. ["Dear Boys and Girls: First, we would like to thank you..."]
  3. 2. Parade of the Space-Toys!
  4. 3. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    Flash; Mystery in Space
  5. 4. ["There is no "family relationship" among..."]
    Science says you're wrong if you believe that...
  6. 5. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Superman
  7. 6. Let Science Serve You!
  8. 7. Meteor-Riders of the Universe!
  9. 8. For the Very Best in Comics Reading!
    Justice League of America; Green Lantern
  10. 9. ["Of the 300,000 types of Earth-plants..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  11. 10. ["Dear Science Editor: Has the U.S. Space Agency..."]
    Spotlight on Science
  12. 11. The Case of the Robot Brother!
    Star Hawkins
  13. 12. ["Statement Required by the Act of August 24, 1912..."]
    Strange Adventures
  14. 13. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Batman
  15. 14. For the Best in Comics Entertainment
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Dwayne Best
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