(February 1963)

DC, 1950 Series
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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

Raid of the Rogue Star! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

Raid of the Rogue Star! (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:
Scientist Bill Travis must somehow fend off an attempt from another dimension to steal the sun's energy, which is depriving the Earth of light and heat.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Strange Sports Stories Is the Most... (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold (DC, 1955 series) #46 (February-March 1963)

The Would-Be King of Earth (Table of Contents)

Darwin Jones / comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Darwin Jones outwits a man who has been given the ability to save the world by a group of aliens, but uses his new-found powers for crime.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spotlight on Strange Adventures / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

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

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by George Inzer; Tommy Jones; Harold Smith; Fred Bronson; John Page; Paul Seydor

2nd Smash Appearance in Showcase! (Table of Contents)

Tommy Tomorrow / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Lee Elias
Inks:
Lee Elias
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

house ad for Showcase (DC, 1956 series) #42

Health Myths Debunked! (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:
How to treat frostbite, a black eye, and does cutting your hair make it grow faster?

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated November 1962; later appears in May 1966.

Case of the Rebellious Space-Crew! (Table of Contents)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Mike Sekowsky
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda; Dirk Danton
Synopsis:
Hawkins loses Ilda in a card game, but gets her back when they foil a hijacking attempt by a gang of Plutonian spies.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of September 20, 1962
Average number of copies sold during preceding 12 months: 180,000
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
George Klein
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Superman Annual (DC, 1960 series) #6, on sale November 15

The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Curt Swan; Win Mortimer; Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Stan Kaye; Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #4, on sale November 8

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Raid of the Rogue Star!
  2. 1. Raid of the Rogue Star!
  3. 2. Strange Sports Stories Is the Most...
    Strange Sports Stories
  4. 3. The Would-Be King of Earth
    Darwin Jones
  5. 4. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  6. 5. 2nd Smash Appearance in Showcase!
    Tommy Tomorrow
  7. 6. Health Myths Debunked!
  8. 7. Case of the Rebellious Space-Crew!
    Star Hawkins
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
  10. 9. Featuring the Mightiest Super-Heroes of All Time!
    Superman
  11. 10. The Secret Adventures of Batman and Robin!
    Batman and Robin
This issue was most recently modified by:
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  • Jim Stangas
  • Jerry Hillegas
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