(February 1964)

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

Earth's Frozen Heat Wave! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson [as MA] (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson [as MA] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Honor House Products Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Earth's Frozen Heat Wave! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Inks:
Murphy Anderson (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Marvin X. Marvin (farmer); Professor Marvin X. Marvin; Dr. Adams
Synopsis:
All exposed water on earth is frozen and two men, both named Marvin X. Marvin, try to reverse the catastrophy, which is successfully reversed.
Reprints:

Dash Out of Your Foxholes! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.33 page (report information)

100 Toy Soldiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Josely Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Now! Exciting Triangle and Diamond Sets (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Zenith Company / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas In Many Lands!" (Table of Contents)

public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Short information on global Christmas customs accompanied by illustrations.

Indexer Notes

Published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Previously appeared in DC comics dated February 1955.
Credits from a list by Lionel English.

No Yesterday--No Tomorrow--No Nothing! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8.67 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dennis; Harry; Dr. Rickson
Synopsis:
Two time-traveling scientists destroy a cosmic cloud before it destroys life on earth, using equipment and knowledge gained in 4964 A.D.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Dr. Rickson is drawn to resemble editor Julius Schwartz, as often done by Sid Greene.
Letterer and appearance of Julius Schwartz: Info by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.)

For the Very Best in Comics Reading (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["In proportion to its size, the ant has a larger brain..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Morris Waldinger
Inks:
Tommy Nicolosi
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Synopsis:
Science information on various natural ratios accompanied by illustrations.

Indexer Notes

Credits from Bob Hughes.

Save Him -- or Kill Him! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

3 Battle Stars / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[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 Harold M. Smith, Bob Malisani, and Ed Simpson.
Letters page lists writer, penciler and inker credits for Strange Adventures #157.

Space Museum of the Dead World! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino [as Rouge Enfant] (signed)
Inks:
Carmine Infantino [as Rouge Enfant] (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Howard Parker; Tommy Parker; Eric Horstman; Krakkaran army personnel (death); Vipsanian bystanders (death)
Synopsis:
Eric Horstman uses weapons from a Space Museum on the dead world of Vipsania to defeat Krakkarans bent on destroying all human life.

Indexer Notes

Entire population of the planet Vipsania dies. Story occurs in flashback, told from the 25th century.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

statement of ownership / 0.33 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Donenfeld (business manager)
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Statement of October 1, 1963
No circulation information given
Owners: National Periodical Publications, Inc., Harry Donenfeld, Irwin Donenfeld, Sonia Iger, J.S. Liebowitz, P.H. Sampliner, S.U. Sampliner, Harry Donenfeld Foundation, Inc., all at 575 Lexington Avenue, New York 22, N.Y.

Get These Favorite, Exciting and Entertaining Comics Magazines (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

DC Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

132 Roman Soldiers (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Boys, Men, Build, Develop Mighty Muscles (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

Robert Edwards Corp. / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Amazing Circus of 6 Growing Animals (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Earth's Frozen Heat Wave!
  2. 1. Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products Corp.
  3. 2. Earth's Frozen Heat Wave!
  4. 3. Dash Out of Your Foxholes!
    Sgt. Rock's Prize Battle Tales
  5. 4. 100 Toy Soldiers
    Josely Company
  6. 5. Now! Exciting Triangle and Diamond Sets
    Zenith Company
  7. 6. Special Christmas Quiz -- "Christmas In Many Lands!"
  8. 7. No Yesterday--No Tomorrow--No Nothing!
  9. 8. For the Very Best in Comics Reading
  10. 9. ["In proportion to its size, the ant has a larger brain..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  11. 10. Save Him -- or Kill Him!
    3 Battle Stars
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  13. 12. Space Museum of the Dead World!
    Space Museum
  14. 13. [no title indexed]
  15. 14. Get These Favorite, Exciting and Entertaining Comics Magazines
    DC Comics
  16. 15. 132 Roman Soldiers
  17. 16. Boys, Men, Build, Develop Mighty Muscles
    Robert Edwards Corp.
  18. 17. Amazing Circus of 6 Growing Animals
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Bob Bailey
  • Dwayne Best
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • 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