(July 1963)

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

Earth's Friendly Invaders! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Earth's Friendly Invaders! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Wally Wood
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Seemingly-friendly aliens land on Earth, but they are really escaped space convicts with plans for conquest that are foiled by a blind man.
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).

["A frightened giraffe has a blood pressure 13 times higher than..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff; Dick Sprang
Inks:
Charles Paris; Stan Kaye
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #5, on sale May 23

The Beast that Broke the Time Barrier! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Jim and Jill Tomkins are brought to the year 26930 and duplicates sent to their time to gather historical information lost in an atomic war. While in the future, the couple manages to help defeat a strange indestructible creature with their knowledge of Mark Twain's novel "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court."

A Tree Grows on Second Street! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Sheldon Moldoff
Inks:
Sheldon Moldoff
Colors:
?
Letters:
Joe Letterese ?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
The Badger Club learns about the rules for planting trees along the streets in their town.

Indexer Notes

published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly

[no title indexed] (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 submitted by Douglas Marden; Richard West; Doug Storer

Escape-Artist of Space! (Table of Contents)

Space Museum / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tommy Parker; Howard Parker
Synopsis:
A simple piece of rope on exhibit was once used by an escape artist from Earth to rescue the kidnapped queen of the planet Baloran in time to save both planets from war.
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Earth's Friendly Invaders!
  2. 1. Earth's Friendly Invaders!
  3. 2. ["A frightened giraffe has a blood pressure 13 times higher than..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  4. 3. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman and Robin
  5. 4. The Beast that Broke the Time Barrier!
  6. 5. A Tree Grows on Second Street!
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  8. 7. Escape-Artist of Space!
    Space Museum
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