(December 1963)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1963-10-29
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 Maze of Time! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
dinosaurs; parachutes

The Maze of Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
An alien race decides to test the humans of Earth by sending three astronauts back in time and seeing how they deal with prehistoric menaces, and how they solve the problem of returning to their own time.
Reprints:

Now -- Together -- In One Great Magazine! (Table of Contents)

Aquaman; Hawkman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Howard Purcell
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for The Brave and the Bold, (DC, 1955 series) #51

The Untold Stories 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) #8, on sale November 21

Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #6, on sale November 14

Your Free Trip Around the World! (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:
After telling the boys some tales, the sea captain takes them to the library where they can travel anywhere just by reading.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated June 1966.

Yes Virginia, There Is a Martian! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino (signed)
Inks:
Carmine Infantino
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino ?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Eddie Purvis and his parents help a stranded Martian return to his people.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Although the life history of the moth and butterfly are similar..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

[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 Joseph Farrell; Don Stanwood; Robert Malisani; Jeff Sosnaud

Will The Star Rovers Abandon Earth? (Table of Contents)

Star Rovers / comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Rovers [Rick Purvis; Karel Sorenson; Homer Glint]
Synopsis:
Each of the Rovers suffers an accident on another world that makes it impossible to return to Earth.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Series continued from Mystery in Space (DC, 1951 series).
Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007).

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Maze of Time!
  2. 1. The Maze of Time!
  3. 2. Now -- Together -- In One Great Magazine!
    Aquaman; Hawkman
  4. 3. The Untold Stories of Superman!
    Superman
  5. 4. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. Your Free Trip Around the World!
  7. 6. Yes Virginia, There Is a Martian!
  8. 7. ["Although the life history of the moth and butterfly are similar..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  9. 8. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  10. 9. Will The Star Rovers Abandon Earth?
    Star Rovers
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