(Fall 1952)

Ziff-Davis, 1952 Series
Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Quarterly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
Approved Comics, Inc
Brand:
Ziff-Davis Comic Group
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
saddle-stitched

["Earth Fights Invaders from Outer Space!"] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Allen Anderson (painted)
Inks:
Allen Anderson
Colors:
Allen Anderson
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

Art ID by Norman Saunders' son David posted on a CGC forum.

["Football Time is all the Time with Jim Prentice Electric Football"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for The Electric Game Co.

Victory on Valda (Table of Contents)

Space Busters / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Brett Crockett; Lieutenant April Wing; Sergeant Bolo; Lieutenant Castro; Menso; Rada; Lazar
Synopsis:
Captain Crockett's troops have a hard time convincing the freedom fighters of the planetoid Valda that they're not just as bad as the Belzarians, until nurse Wing saves Menso's daughter Rada.

Every Space Buster a One-Man Army (Table of Contents)

Space Busters / filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Everything you want to know about their metallo-plastic helmets, thermo rifle, proton pistol, micro-grenades, and Space Buster Academy outside Luna City on the Moon. "Only three applicants out of every thousand are accepted for Space Buster training -- and only 40% of these recruits finish the full two years' training."

Remember Makano (Table of Contents)

Space Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Captain Brett Crockett; Sergeant Bolo; Senstral
Synopsis:
After the traitor Senstral leads an attack of the Utani ape-men on the outpost on Makano, Captain Crockett leads a select platoon that decimates the Utani barracks and destroys the Belzarian death ray tank corps.

["Interplanetary Action!"] (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Indexer Notes

House ad for Amazing Adventures #6

The True Story of Flying Saucers (Table of Contents)

text story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Harry Harrison
Letters:
Typeset

Life in the Solar System (Table of Contents)

filler / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Mercury is too hot, Jupiter is too cold, but they hold out the possibility of life on Venus ("the coldest parts of Venus have the same temperature as our equator") and Mars ("the warmest climate of Mars resembles our sub-Arctic').

Mission to Baldor! (Table of Contents)

Space Busters / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Marvin Stein (signed) [as M. Stein]
Inks:
Marvin Stein (signed) [as M. Stein]
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Sabra; Abba; Senstral; Caldo; Captain Brett Crockett; Sergeant Bolo; Lieutenant April Wing
Synopsis:
Capt. Crockett befriends Sabra, the leader of the guerilla movement on the planetoid Baldor. Together, they deliver a decisive defeat to Senstral and his Mashon troops.

The Batmen of Luna (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
John Prentice
Inks:
John Prentice
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lieutenant Steve Halden; Kara Lane; Captain Dane Bartok
Synopsis:
Captain Bartok has a chance to repair his tarnished reputation when the Batmen attack Earth.

Peenemünde (Table of Contents)

comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Inks:
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
war
Synopsis:
The race of the American, British, and Russian forces to secure the rocket research site on the Baltic Sea in 1945.

["I gained 53 lbs. of shapely power-packed muscles!"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Jowett Institute of Physical Training

["Uncle Bernie's Fun Shop"] (Table of Contents)

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Ad for Novelty Mart