(May 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

The Martian Emperor of Earth (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Countdown on Excellence (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

Black and white PSA located on inside front cover.

The Martian Emperor of Earth! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Murphy Anderson's hidden signature [as MA] located on page five panel four, in foreground. Cover story.

The Day the World Lost Its Atmosphere! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs multiple times this issue, most notably on page eight panel one.

["Dear Editor: I have just finished reading..."] (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

Indexer Notes

Letters of comment from Phyllis Kleinstein; Leopold Beaudet; and Mel Wood.

Metal Men Now! In Their Own Spectacular Book! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Ross Andru
Inks:
Mike Esposito
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Metal Men #1 (April-May 1963), advertised as "On Sale".

The Case of the Body-Switching Robot! (Table of Contents)

Star Hawkins / comic story / 7.5 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Martian Emperor of Earth
  2. 1. Countdown on Excellence
  3. 2. The Martian Emperor of Earth!
  4. 3. The Day the World Lost Its Atmosphere!
  5. 4. ["Dear Editor: I have just finished reading..."]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  6. 5. Metal Men Now! In Their Own Spectacular Book!
    Metal Men
  7. 6. The Case of the Body-Switching Robot!
    Star Hawkins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Dwayne Best
  • Jerry Hillegas
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes