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(January 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
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

The Invaders from the Nth Dimension! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
detective-mystery; science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Mooney credit per Nick Caputo, Feb 2011

["What a gift!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Panic stalks the forest at the dread cry of "Warpath!""] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Invaders from the Nth Dimension! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin [as Robert Starr]
Pencils:
Jim Mooney
Inks:
Ray Burnley
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Walter Bolton
Synopsis:
Extra-dimensional creatures accidentally capture a human fisherman.

Indexer Notes

Art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["There's a genuine Schwinn bike in every price class to suit you!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

The Star Robber! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 9.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Fischetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Jan Baltin; Martha Baltin; Bill Baltin; Lon Kelsey; Gus Norman
Synopsis:
A young man grows up, captures the interplanetary thief, the Star Robber, and becomes a member of the Space Patrol.

Indexer Notes

pencils credit from Bob Hughes 2/09. Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["Thrilling for features and fun!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["It's a hold-up!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

["Editorial Advisory Board"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

I Am a Robot! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
David Vern [as David V. Reed]
Pencils:
Howard Sherman
Inks:
Howard Sherman
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Characters:
Alpha; Professor Stebbins; Mr. "Boss"
Synopsis:
A naive, newly-built robot becomes involved with a group of bank robbers.

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["This Christmas ask Dad for a Roadmaster!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

How to Bring Christmas Cheer (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Al Plastino
Inks:
Al Plastino
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero
Characters:
Superboy
Synopsis:
Superboy explains to a group of youngsters the advantages of cash over gifts for the needy.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Science Question Box / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Julius Schwartz
Pencils:
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Inks:
Raymond Perry (illustration)
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
A short science trivia quiz.

["I'll bring back some of the rarest wild flower speicimens to the museum!"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Pencils:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Inks:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
Henry Boltinoff (signed)

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Synopsis:
Professor Eureka collects some poison ivy.

Indexer Notes

This story is on the upper two-thirds of the page between the text article and the Nestlé's Crunch advertisement.

The Crime Chase Through Time (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Edmond Hamilton (credited)
Pencils:
Ed Smalle, Jr.
Inks:
Ed Smalle, Jr.
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Rafferty; Professor Fairchild; Weepy Wilson
Synopsis:
Detective Rafferty pursues crook Wilson into the future via Professor Fairchild's time travel ray.

Indexer Notes

Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

["New -- and Great!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Premiums"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Be a Success as a Radio-Television Technician"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["This Christmas be a Cowboy"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Invaders from the Nth Dimension!
  2. 1. ["What a gift!"]
  3. 2. ["Panic stalks the forest at the dread cry of "Warpath!""]
  4. 3. The Invaders from the Nth Dimension!
  5. 4. ["There's a genuine Schwinn bike in every price class to suit you!"]
  6. 5. The Star Robber!
  7. 6. ["Thrilling for features and fun!"]
  8. 7. ["It's a hold-up!"]
  9. 8. ["Editorial Advisory Board"]
  10. 9. I Am a Robot!
  11. 10. ["This Christmas ask Dad for a Roadmaster!"]
  12. 11. How to Bring Christmas Cheer
    Superboy
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    Science Question Box
  14. 13. ["I'll bring back some of the rarest wild flower speicimens to the museum!"]
    Professor Eureka
  15. 14. The Crime Chase Through Time
  16. 15. ["New -- and Great!"]
  17. 16. ["Premiums"]
  18. 17. ["Be a Success as a Radio-Television Technician"]
  19. 18. ["This Christmas be a Cowboy"]
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Tony R. Rose
  • Nick Caputo
  • Bob Hughes
  • Jerry Hillegas
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Per Sandell
  • Lou Mazzella
Issues in this series have been indexed by:
  • Mike Tiefenbacher
  • Arthur Lortie
  • Donald Dale Milne
  • Mark Gordon
  • Mike Nielsen
  • Ed Boner
  • Bob Hughes