(October-November 1951)

Ziff-Davis, 1950 Series
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Volume:
1
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Ziff-Davis Publishing Company
Brand:
A Ziff-Davis Comic
Editing:
?
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Secret of the Crater-Men (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Inks:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Colors:
Allen Anderson (painting)
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Cover art credit authenticated by article in ILLUSTRATION MAGAZINE No. 18 Winter 2007.

Mission to Malooka (Table of Contents)

Martin Hawkins / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson ?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Martin Hawkins, Luther Mynot, Groll Mynot, Gykosian Great One, Iklak
Synopsis:
Captain Hawkins is disliked by Commandant Luther Mynot for how Hawkins' father rode Mynot when he was younger. Mynot assigns his son Groll to Captain Hawkins' ship, the Penumbra. Groll gets space sickness. Instead of putting Groll adrift according to protocol, Hawkins returns Groll to the hospital. Gykosians raid the scientific station on a planetoid named Gykos that Hawkins was supposed to check on. This causes Commandant Mynot to banish Hawkins to Malooka where the Gykosians are holding the scientists from Gykos.

The Secret of the Crater-Men (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Al Carreno (signed)
Inks:
Al Carreno
Colors:
?
Letters:
John Duffy

Genre:
science fiction

Rockets Are Old Stuff! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Cosmic Creeps (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor

What the Atom Can Do for Peace! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

The Red Hills of Uganda (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ray Bailey
Inks:
Ray Bailey
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
jungle; science fiction
Characters:
Frank Dumont; Marta Svenstrom; Balooga; Dr. Gunnar Svenstrom; Captain Manchester of the RAF
Synopsis:
Marta hires Frank to fly into unexplored Uganda to find her naturalist father. They rescue him from a giant ant hill, but the destruction causes the ants to go on the march.
Keywords:
giant ants; helicopter; Royal Air Force; Tanganyika; Uganda Protectorate

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Gary Watson, April 2008.

Yuff-Yuff (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Don Perlin (signed)
Pencils:
Don Perlin (signed)
Inks:
Don Perlin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor
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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Secret of the Crater-Men
  2. 1. Mission to Malooka
    Martin Hawkins
  3. 2. The Secret of the Crater-Men
  4. 3. Rockets Are Old Stuff!
  5. 4. Cosmic Creeps
  6. 5. What the Atom Can Do for Peace!
  7. 6. The Red Hills of Uganda
  8. 7. Yuff-Yuff
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