(Fall 1952)

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

Space Pirates of Xarpot (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Electric Football (Table of Contents)

The Electric Game Co. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Football time is all the time with Jim Prentice Electric Football.

Space Pirates of Xarpot (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Bernard Krigstein
Inks:
Bernard Krigstein
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Deal to Die (Table of Contents)

comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lawrence Dresser
Inks:
Lawrence Dresser
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Art ID from JVJ Collection. Dresser is credited to Ziff-Davis' science fiction stories 1952 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who.

Mickey Spillane (Table of Contents)

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

Letters:
?; typeset

Synopsis:
Sensational new story by Mickey Spillane in the new digest size magazine Fantastic.

Here Come the Martians! (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction

Station in Space (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

The City of Light (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Henry Sharp is credited to science fiction at Ziff-Davis in 1950-53 by Jerry Bails' Who's Who, and the artwork is identical to credited stories in "Amazing Adventures" #4 and "Nightmare" #10. He also had many G.I. Joe stories. He can be spotted by his broad grinning faces as on page 2.

Fun in the Future (Table of Contents)

filler / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
Vic Martin (signed)
Pencils:
Vic Martin (signed)
Inks:
Vic Martin (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor

Incredible Adventures in Space (Table of Contents)

Crusader From Mars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jon Barrett

Indexer Notes

Cover of issue #2 of "Crusader from Mars".

The Man Who Killed a World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Paul Parker (signed)
Inks:
Paul Parker (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ben Oda

Genre:
science fiction

I Gained 53 Lbs of Shapely Muscles (Table of Contents)

Jowett Institute / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
? (photos)
Inks:
? (photos)
Letters:
typeset

Characters:
George F. Jowett; Roger Hirsch
Synopsis:
Give Jowett 10 minutes a day in your home and he'll give you a new He-man body.

Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop (Table of Contents)

Novelty Mart / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Synopsis:
Buy now at our low, low prices. Happy Cowboy Doll, Ginger Doll or Electric TV Projector.

Indexer Notes

Back cover.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Space Pirates of Xarpot
  2. 1. Electric Football
    The Electric Game Co.
  3. 2. Space Pirates of Xarpot
  4. 3. Deal to Die
  5. 4. Mickey Spillane
    Fantastic Magazine
  6. 5. Here Come the Martians!
  7. 6. Station in Space
  8. 7. The City of Light
  9. 8. Fun in the Future
  10. 9. Incredible Adventures in Space
    Crusader From Mars
  11. 10. The Man Who Killed a World!
  12. 11. I Gained 53 Lbs of Shapely Muscles
    Jowett Institute
  13. 12. Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop
    Novelty Mart
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Steinar Ã…dland
  • Jim Walls
  • Gene Reed
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Lou Mougin
  • Dan Kocher
  • Jim Walls
  • Keith Smith