(June 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

Battle Between the Two Earths! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Nick Cardy; Joe Kubert; Gil Kane; Ross Andru (illiustrations)
Inks:
Nick Cardy; Joe Kubert; Murphy Anderson; Mike Esposito (illustrations)
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

inside front cover; house ad for Aquaman (DC, 1962 series). Hawkman [then appearing in The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series)], Atom (DC, 1962 series) and Metal Men [then appearing in Showcase (DC, 1956 series)]

Battle Between the Two Earths! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Invaders from the planet Ergdol, which is located in the Earth's orbit, but on the opposite side of the sun, plan to conquer Earth using a small model of the planet at the entrance of the World's Fair.
Reprints:

Your Pass to New Worlds! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Frank takes his friends to the public library where they are impressed with the different kinds of books that can teach them new things.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero! (Table of Contents)

The Atom / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Atom; Jason Woodrue

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Atom (DC, 1962 series) #1, on sale April 24

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Steve Perrin; Steve Stern; Paul Seydor

Gran'pa Fights a Space War! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Johnny's grandfather has been telling stories for years about encountering alien invaders during World War I. No one but Johnny actually believes the stories, until the aliens return in the present, and Gran'pa knows how to defeat them.
Reprints:

Wheet! Wheet! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Joe Kubert
Inks:
Joe Kubert
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #42, on sale April 26

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

Indexer Notes

scientific inquiries from readers

Menace of the Metal Looters! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
adventure; science fiction
Characters:
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Marene Herald; Douglas Herald; Bryndon Smith; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard]
Synopsis:
The Knights encounter alien raiders who want to steal their armor, which was exposed to radiation and turned into the metal that the aliens call Zaxion, which they have used to conquer many planets.
Reprints:

["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; superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series) #76

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Battle Between the Two Earths!
  2. 1. Tomorrow's Stars Appear Today!
  3. 2. Battle Between the Two Earths!
  4. 3. Your Pass to New Worlds!
  5. 4. Big-Big-Big News About a Small-Small-Small Super-Hero!
    The Atom
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  7. 6. Gran'pa Fights a Space War!
  8. 7. Wheet! Wheet!
    Hawkman
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Science
  10. 9. Menace of the Metal Looters!
    Atomic Knights
  11. 10. ["Roam the black gulfs of interplanetary space..."]
    Adam Strange
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