(April 1962)

DC, 1950 Series
< Previous Issue |
| Next Issue >
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

Issue Notes

Arrival date: 1962-02-27 (Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12)


The Space-Roots of Evil! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Space Roots of Evil! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An expedition to Venus returns to Earth and inadvertently brings back seeds which produce giant plants which threaten to absorb all moisture on the planet.
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spotlight on Strange Adventures / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
? (logo illustration)
Inks:
? (logo illustration)
Colors:
? (logo illustration)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

First letters page with letters of comment on the preceding issues.
Letters submitted by Paul Gambaccini; Paul Seydor

Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan (illustrations)
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff; George Klein (illustrations)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superboy (DC, 1949 series) #96 and Superman (DC, 1939 series) #152

Do You Know Your Neighbors? (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
teen
Characters:
Buzzy; Suzie
Synopsis:
Buzzy and his friends learn about the backgrounds of their neighbors through their ethnic customs.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated November 1955.

The World Without Tomorrow! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sid Greene

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Engineer Neil Hammond is transported to the planet Basna to help its people escape from a state of suspended animation caused by a strange gas cloud in space.

Indexer Notes

Julius Schwartz appears on page 2, panel 2 as a policeman.
Letters, Characters: Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-08-12 (Per Sandell ed.)

Surprise Story of the Year! (Table of Contents)

Adam Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #75 [Adam Strange teams with the Justice League]

[Draco and Sagittarius] (Table of Contents)

Star Names! / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
origin of the names of constellations Draco and Sagittarius

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
scientific inquiries from readers

Secret of the Energy Weapon! (Table of Contents)

Space Museum / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A tree branch exhibited in the Space Museum relates to the successful defeat of an alien invasion.
Reprints:

["One ampere (unit of measure of electric current)..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Space-Roots of Evil!
  2. 1. Space Roots of Evil!
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  4. 3. Don't Miss These Two Super-Spectaculars!
  5. 4. Do You Know Your Neighbors?
    Buzzy
  6. 5. The World Without Tomorrow!
  7. 6. Surprise Story of the Year!
    Adam Strange
  8. 7. [Draco and Sagittarius]
    Star Names!
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  10. 9. Secret of the Energy Weapon!
    Space Museum
  11. 10. ["One ampere (unit of measure of electric current)..."]
    Amazing Ratios
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Bailey
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes