(March 1962)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical 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

Secret of the Dinosaur Skeleton! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Secret of the Dinosaur Skeleton! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Kandar; Jim Hanson; Oarda
Synopsis:
Explorer Jim Hanson accidentally frees the evil Kandar, who has been in suspended animation for 150 million years and now intends to conquer the world with the help of an animated brontosaurus skeleton.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Roam the black gulfs of interplanetary space..."] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #74

From Many Lands... (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Lou Cameron
Inks:
Lou Cameron
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
It takes 300 materials from 56 different countries to make an automobile; some of those are depicted here.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust! (Table of Contents)

Justice League of America / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Justice League of America (DC, 1950 series) #10, on sale January 30

Now In a Magazine of His Own! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy
Inks:
Nick Cardy
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Aquaman (DC, 1962 series) #2, on sale January 25

The Man Who Climbed Into Space! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Mountain climber Walt Davis encounters two aliens that tell him conflicting stories, and he must decide which one is true in order to save the Earth.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers

["In all the capillaries..."] (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 Attack of the Giant Dogs! (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; Marene Herald; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard; Bryndon Smith]; the Khagan
Synopsis:
The Knights discover several giant Dalmatians which they soon train to serve as transportation and ride against their enemy the Khagan and his Atlantides.
Reprints:

More Startling Than Tomorrow's Science Fiction (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #37 [first appearance of the Metal Men], on sale January 30

[Ophiuchus and Aquila] (Table of Contents)

Star Names / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
origins of the names of constellations Ophiuchus and Aquila
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Secret of the Dinosaur Skeleton!
  2. 1. Secret of the Dinosaur Skeleton!
  3. 2. ["Roam the black gulfs of interplanetary space..."]
    Adam Strange
  4. 3. From Many Lands...
  5. 4. The Fantastic Fingers of Felix Faust!
    Justice League of America
  6. 5. Now In a Magazine of His Own!
    Aquaman
  7. 6. The Man Who Climbed Into Space!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  9. 8. ["In all the capillaries..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  10. 9. The Attack of the Giant Dogs!
    Atomic Knights
  11. 10. More Startling Than Tomorrow's Science Fiction
    Metal Men
  12. 11. [Ophiuchus and Aquila]
    Star Names
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