(October 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

The Man Who Lived Forever! (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 is identical to page seven panel five.

Nature's Prize Pupil! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

The Man Who Lived Forever! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Evans Talbot; Kaarsins (alien race)
Synopsis:
Evans Talbot makes himself immortal but then realizes that doing so will doom the rest of the human race.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007). Murphy Anderson's hidden signature [as MA] located on page eight panel six, in background. Cover story.

Meet Chronos The Man Who Mastered Time! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
The Atom [Ray Palmer]; Chronos

Indexer Notes

House ad for The Atom #3 (October-November 1962); advertised as "Now On Sale".

Secret of the Marble Starmen! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene (signed)
Inks:
Sid Greene (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Robert Starr (ex-detective sculptor); Prill and Ralan (aliens)

Indexer Notes

Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs in page three panel one (silver bust).

Auriga, Lepus (Table of Contents)

Star Names / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Two panels with text, explaining origins of constellation names.

["Dear Editor: The theme of the Atomic Knights..."] (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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Harold Smith; John Page; and Buddy Saunders.

The Mass-Energy Robbers of Space! (Table of Contents)

Space Museum / comic story / 7.66 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Howard Parker; Tommy Parker; Val Nord; Sven Allis
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Man Who Lived Forever!
  2. 1. Nature's Prize Pupil!
  3. 2. The Man Who Lived Forever!
  4. 3. Meet Chronos The Man Who Mastered Time!
    Atom
  5. 4. Secret of the Marble Starmen!
  6. 5. Auriga, Lepus
    Star Names
  7. 6. ["Dear Editor: The theme of the Atomic Knights..."]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  8. 7. The Mass-Energy Robbers of Space!
    Space Museum
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