(January 1964)

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

Captives of the Eclipse! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Here Come the Wild Ones! [Part 1] (Table of Contents)

Atomic Knights / comic story / 6.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Bryndon Smith; Douglas Herald; Wayne Hobard; Hollis Hobard; Marene Herald]
Synopsis:
The Knights encounter a roving band of boys who want to become outlaws when they grow up. Marene disguises herself as a boy and infiltrates the group.
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The Untold Stories of Superman! (Table of Contents)

Superman / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 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

Here Come the Wild Ones! Part 2 (Table of Contents)

Atomic Knights / comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Atomic Knights [Gardner Grayle; Marene Herald; Douglas Herald; Hollis Hobard; Wayne Hobard; Bryndon Smith]; Organizer Kadey; Blur Belts
Synopsis:
Kadey and his Blue Belts stumble upon a pre-war invention that turns people into automatons. They use it to enslave the rebel boys until the Knights defeat them.
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Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases! (Table of Contents)

Batman and Robin / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Batman Annual (DC, 1961 series) #6

You Get What You Vote For! (Table of Contents)

Buzzy / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
non-fiction; teen
Characters:
Joe; Buzzy Brown; Mr. Brown
Synopsis:
Joe discovers you can't get what you want if you don't vote.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics cover-dated November 1952.

[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 Cecil Nichols; D. Bruce Berry; Guy H. Lillian III; George Inzer

Captives of the Eclipse! (Table of Contents)

Darwin Jones / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Ed Herron
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Sid Greene
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Darwin Jones; Tommy Dane
Synopsis:
An invention gone wrong infuses everyone on Earth with a strange glow which will kill them in 24 hours and Darwin Smith must figure out how to reverse the effects.
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Indexer Notes

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. Captives of the Eclipse!
  2. 1. Here Come the Wild Ones! [Part 1]
    Atomic Knights
  3. 2. The Untold Stories of Superman!
    Superman
  4. 3. Here Come the Wild Ones! Part 2
    Atomic Knights
  5. 4. Batman and Robin's Most Thrilling Mystery Cases!
    Batman and Robin
  6. 5. You Get What You Vote For!
    Buzzy
  7. 6. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  8. 7. Captives of the Eclipse!
    Darwin Jones
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