(April 1964)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.12 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
monthly
On-sale date:
1964-02-27
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

Issue Notes

On sale date taken from a house ad in Hawkman #1.


Creature in the Black Light! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

The Golden Rule! (Table of Contents)

Bob Hope / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bob Oksner
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Characters:
Bob Hope
Synopsis:
The Golden Rule is universal.

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover; published in cooperation with the National Social Welfare Assembly.
Later appears in DC comics cover-dated April 1967.

The Creature in the Black Light! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script:
France Herron
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Gaspar Saladino

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
A scientist tries to discover the secret of an invisible alien that can only be seen in black light.

["There are 35,000 taste bud receptors on the tongue of an ox..."] (Table of Contents)

Amazing Ratios / filler / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Electrifying Announcement! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

house ad for Hawkman (DC, 1964 series) #1, on sale February 20

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Spotlight on Strange Adventures / letters page / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Letters:
typeset

Indexer Notes

Letters submitted by Marvin Sandler; Bruce Yunker.
Editor Schwartz talks about leaving this title and taking on Batman (DC, 1940 series) and Detective Comics (DC, 1937 series).

How Can Time Be Stopped? (Table of Contents)

Star Rovers / comic story / 13 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Star Rovers [Homer Glint; Karel Sorenson; Rick Purvis]
Synopsis:
The Rovers must figure out how to stop the lizard aliens who are planning to conquer Earth with a time-weapon that has already turned Homer into an old man and Karel into a teenager.
Reprints: show reprint note before migration

Indexer Notes

Letterer added by Bob Bailey, 2005-03-19 (Per Sandell ed.) 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. Creature in the Black Light!
  2. 1. The Golden Rule!
    Bob Hope
  3. 2. The Creature in the Black Light!
  4. 3. ["There are 35,000 taste bud receptors on the tongue of an ox..."]
    Amazing Ratios
  5. 4. Electrifying Announcement!
    Hawkman
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
    Spotlight on Strange Adventures
  7. 6. How Can Time Be Stopped?
    Star Rovers
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Dwayne Best
  • Bob Bailey
  • Steve Jenner
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes