(February-March 1962)

DC, 1956 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Jack Schiff; Murray Boltinoff (Associate Editor); George Kashdan (Associate Editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

[The Man Who Could Move Worlds] (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger

[Dear Boys and Girls] (Table of Contents)

text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
? [as The Editors]
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; letter regarding the price increase from ten cents to twelve cents.

Doom on Holiday Asteroid (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake ?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Jason Bell has come to Holiday Asteroid after a prospecting accident has left him with only a few days to live. He uncovers a plot to steal a hidden super-weapon and in the resulting shootout he is miraculously cured of the condition that was killing him.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by bob Hughes

Scientific Word Origins (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Origins of the words muscle, galaxy, and cloud.

Let Science Serve You! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Inks:
Morris Waldinger ?; Tommy Nicolosi ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Facts about scientific discoveries and a reminder to have an annual physical to take advantage of advances in medicine.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.

Another Giant Batman Collection! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #2

Pioneers of Midway Planet (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
George Roussos
Inks:
George Roussos
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Tim Springer and Arne Brand are recruited for a mysterious mission on another planet, working with aliens from different worlds. Together they learn the value of teamwork, which turns out to be the true goal of the mission.

["Hello! I come from the planet Earth!"] (Table of Contents)

On the Planet Og / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
An astronaut lands on Og and finds out he is not the first visitor from space.
Reprints:

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:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #4

Riddle of the Giant-Makers (Table of Contents)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

The Man Who Could Move Worlds (Table of Contents)

Space Ranger / comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
Arnold Drake
Pencils:
Bob Brown
Inks:
Bob Brown
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero
Characters:
Space Ranger; Myra Mason; Cryll; Turner; Buna Karr; Kleeb
Synopsis:
On Saturn, a strange underwater accident gives explorer Turner telekinetic powers but also turns him evil and Space Ranger and Cryll must defeat him.

Indexer Notes

writer identification by Bob Hughes

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1961.
Average monthly circulation 195,000.
Ownership: National Periodical Publications, Inc.: H. Donenfeld, I. Donenfeld, S. Iger; H. Donenfeld Foundation, J.S. Liebowitz; P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [The Man Who Could Move Worlds]
    Space Ranger
  2. 1. [Dear Boys and Girls]
  3. 2. Doom on Holiday Asteroid
  4. 3. Scientific Word Origins
  5. 4. Let Science Serve You!
  6. 5. Another Giant Batman Collection!
    Batman
  7. 6. Pioneers of Midway Planet
  8. 7. ["Hello! I come from the planet Earth!"]
    On the Planet Og
  9. 8. Watch for the Fourth Superman Annual!
    Superman
  10. 9. Riddle of the Giant-Makers
  11. 10. The Man Who Could Move Worlds
    Space Ranger
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Carl Gafford
  • Bob Hughes
  • Ramon Schenk
  • Ed Boner