(December-January 1971)

DC, 1969 Series
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Price:
0.25 USD
Pages:
68
Indicia frequency:
Bi-Monthly
On-sale date:
1970-10-08
Publisher's Age Guidelines:
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Periodical Publications, Inc.
Brand:
DC [character]
Editing:
Julius Schwartz
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Newsprint
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
Was Ongoing Series

Issue Notes

On-Sale date from the Direct Currents page of From Beyond the Unknown (DC, 1969 series) #8.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Gray Morrow
Inks:
Neal Adams
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Job Number:
S-588

Genre:
science fiction
Keywords:
Statue of Liberty

Indexer Notes

Credits for pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. [July 2007]. Pencils previously credited to Neal Adams.

Station Mars on the Air (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Sy Barry
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ag-Var; Bu-Marn; Willis; Dr. Benton
Synopsis:
Martians travel to Earth but find it destroyed.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Mars; time travel

Indexer Notes

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

Riddle of the Counterfeit Earthmen! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Otto Binder
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Hal Burton; Gil Hardy; Ku-Li-Ix; Zo-Ik-Ux; Ij-Ko-Un; Zu-Ok-Qu
Synopsis:
Two astronauts reach Titan for the first time only the aliens that live there do not believe they are actually from Earth.
Reprints:
Keywords:
Saturn; Titan

Indexer Notes

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

["Though a mile and a half of snow covers the South Pole..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science
Synopsis:
Information on snowfall on the South Pole and the distribution of rodents on the Earth.
Keywords:
rodents; South Pole

Across the Ages (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Jerry Grandenetti
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Columbus; Napoleon; Cleopatra; Julius Caesar; Time Conductor
Synopsis:
While transporting three famous people from the past to the future the Time Conductor's time machine breaks down in the 20th century.
Reprints:
Keywords:
time travel

Indexer Notes

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

DC Takes Top Honors at Comic Art Convention! (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Dreams of Doom (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Valkan Var; General Mark Daley; Carew
Synopsis:
An alien arrives to conquer the Earth with the weapons he dreams while sleeping.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["The average speed with which meteors travel around the sun..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science

Earth Shall Not Die! [Part II] (Table of Contents)

Glenn Merritt / comic story / 12.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Denny O'Neil
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Glenn Merritt; Senator Archibald Beauregard; Sgt. Kevin Tempest; Captain Quasar [K-Way-Zzr];
Synopsis:
Merrite and Tempest discover the aliens who plan to invade the Earth and also find an ally in Captain Quasar.
Keywords:
Cape Kennedy Florida

Indexer Notes

A continuation of a new story from the previous issue. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (May 2007). The records show that this story was originally meant to be a part of the Matt Mason feature, based on the popular action figure, but the feature was later changed.

["Some Nebulae..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science

The Incredible Eyes of Arthur Gail! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton
Pencils:
Sid Greene
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Arthur Gail; Mr. Bliss; Fairlie
Synopsis:
An accident causes Arthur Gail to lose the ability to see anything that is not organic which allows him to clear himself when charged with stealing his companies secret formula.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

Meet Your Masters--the Ants! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 7.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Tolax; Roccz; Frank Kuhl; Bill Vance
Synopsis:
In the past giant ants are destroyed by humans but they send their eggs into space to return 10,000 years later.
Reprints:
Keywords:
ants

Indexer Notes

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

["The total weight of the entire insect family..."] (Table of Contents)

Scienti-Fact / comic story / 0.33 page (report information)

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

Genre:
math & science
Synopsis:
The weight of all the insects on the Earth is greater than the weight of all other animals combined.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Messages From Beyond / letters page / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Letters:
typeset
Job Number:
S-592
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. [no title indexed]
  2. 1. Station Mars on the Air
  3. 2. Riddle of the Counterfeit Earthmen!
  4. 3. ["Though a mile and a half of snow covers the South Pole..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  5. 4. Across the Ages
  6. 5. DC Takes Top Honors at Comic Art Convention!
    Daily Planet Extra
  7. 6. The Dreams of Doom
  8. 7. ["The average speed with which meteors travel around the sun..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  9. 8. Earth Shall Not Die! [Part II]
    Glenn Merritt
  10. 9. ["Some Nebulae..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  11. 10. The Incredible Eyes of Arthur Gail!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Direct Currents
  13. 12. Meet Your Masters--the Ants!
  14. 13. ["The total weight of the entire insect family..."]
    Scienti-Fact
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Messages From Beyond
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