(August 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

Prisoner of the Undersea World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Inks: Previously Joe Giella. Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)

Prisoner of the Undersea World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Sid Greene (signed) [as SG]
Inks:
Sid Greene (signed) [as SG]
Colors:
?
Letters:
Sid Greene (signed) [as SG]

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Commander John Marvin; Tarkal (alien frog scientist); astronaut Jim Marvin

Indexer Notes

Continued in next story.
Inks: Previously Murphy Anderson. Inks and letterer info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)
Sid Greene's usual depiction of Julius Schwartz as a character occurs in page nine panel one (figure in background).

Celebrate The Silver Anniversary of Superman! (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) #7 (Summer 1963), advertised as "On Sale June 13th".

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

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #5 (Summer 1963), advertised as "Now On Sale!".

Prisoner of the Green Planet! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
astronauts Colonel James Marvin (astronavigator); Dr. Abner Rawlings (geophysicist); Professor Peter Struthers (biochemist); "Rocky" the Martian

Indexer Notes

Sequel to previous story. Murphy Anderson's hidden signature [as MA] located in page seven panel four, bottom right corner.

How NOT to Enjoy a Vacation! (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Ruben Moreira
Inks:
Ruben Moreira
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp
Editing:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Terry, the Green family's dog, recalls everything that went wrong on their terrible vacation.

Indexer Notes

Located between second and third stories.

See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane... (Table of Contents)

Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Inks:
Kurt Schaffenberger
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

House ad for Lois Lane Annual (DC, 1962 series) #2 (Summer 1963), advertised as "On Sale".

["Dear Editor: "The Tree of 1000 Colors"..."] (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 Michael Kreisher; Guy Lillian III; Marilyn Allensbach; and Fred Bronson.

The Case of the Red Diamond Smugglers! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Characters:
Star Hawkins; Ilda
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Prisoner of the Undersea World!
  2. 1. Prisoner of the Undersea World!
  3. 2. Celebrate The Silver Anniversary of Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. The Strange Lives of Batman and Robin
    Batman
  5. 4. Prisoner of the Green Planet!
  6. 5. How NOT to Enjoy a Vacation!
  7. 6. See the Many Exciting Roles of Lois Lane...
    Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane
  8. 7. ["Dear Editor: "The Tree of 1000 Colors"..."]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  9. 8. The Case of the Red Diamond Smugglers!
    Star Hawkins
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Bruno Andreacchi
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Bailey
  • 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