(March 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
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 Vampire World! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

["Tops in Comics!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

The Confessions of a Martian! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman (credited)
Pencils:
Curt Swan
Inks:
John Fischetti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?
Editing:
Jack Schiff

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Dan Tarlton [Dhan Dtarl Than][Phil Mathers]; Hwar Klon; Ptan Xat; Harmony Shelby
Synopsis:
A Martian spy infiltrates an earth-based project to build a space ship for a trip to Mars.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["Collect Royal Stars of sports and movies!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["We're holding her for ransom!"] (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)

Too Big For This World! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin [as Robert Starr]
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Magnus Harwood; Mrs. Harwood; Dr. Harwood
Synopsis:
A toddler accidentally drinks an accelerated growth formula.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

["More babies are born in August than in any other month of the year!"] (Table of Contents)

Science Snaps / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

Script:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Pencils:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Inks:
Martin Naydel (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
Science trivia about sunlight, streamlining, and the human body's consumption of energy.

Indexer Notes

This filler is on the upper 2/3 of the page between the "Too Big for this World" story and the Columbia bicycle advertisement.

["Be king of the road with this great bike!"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Time Traveling Into The Past and Future (Table of Contents)

Just Imagine / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff; Mort Weisinger; Bernie Breslauer
Pencils:
Virgil Finlay
Inks:
Virgil Finlay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Speculation about the benefits of time travel.
Reprints:

Buzzy Scores One for the Handicapped! (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; teen
Characters:
Buzzy; Susie; Johnny; Wolfie
Synopsis:
Buzzy reminds his friends that handicapped people want to have fun, too.

The Last Man and Woman! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox (credited)
Pencils:
John Lehti
Inks:
John Lehti
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Adam Numan; Evelyn Numan; Jak Dal
Synopsis:
A scientist invents a method of suspended animation that results in him and his wife re-starting the human race on a distant world in the far, far future.

Indexer Notes

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

[American Indian Legends] (Table of Contents)

Stars and Their Legends / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction
Synopsis:
American Indian legends about the stars and other celestial bodies.

Indexer Notes

This filler is on the upper 2/3 of the page between the last man and woman story and the Nestle's advertisement.

["Our bunch all munch Neste's Crunch"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

["Eating Without Stopping"] (Table of Contents)

Professor Eureka / comic story / 1 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Professor Eureka
Synopsis:
The professor experiments with eating.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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

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

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

The Vampire World (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Mann Rubin [as Manny Rubin]
Pencils:
Cresto
Inks:
Cresto
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Ned Harris; Ralph Regis; Pat Regis
Synopsis:
Astronomer Ned Harris discovers a tentacled planetoid that soon attacks Earth.

Indexer Notes

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

["A great radio show..."] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

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

["Wanted boys and girls to get these swell prizes"] (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)

["Shoot safe buddy"] (Table of Contents) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Vampire World!
  2. 1. ["Tops in Comics!"]
  3. 2. The Confessions of a Martian!
  4. 3. ["Collect Royal Stars of sports and movies!"]
  5. 4. ["We're holding her for ransom!"]
  6. 5. ["Editorial Advisory Board"]
  7. 6. Too Big For This World!
  8. 7. ["More babies are born in August than in any other month of the year!"]
    Science Snaps
  9. 8. ["Be king of the road with this great bike!"]
  10. 9. Time Traveling Into The Past and Future
    Just Imagine
  11. 10. Buzzy Scores One for the Handicapped!
    Buzzy
  12. 11. The Last Man and Woman!
  13. 12. [American Indian Legends]
    Stars and Their Legends
  14. 13. ["Our bunch all munch Neste's Crunch"]
  15. 14. ["Eating Without Stopping"]
    Professor Eureka
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
    Science Question Box
  17. 16. The Vampire World
  18. 17. ["A great radio show..."]
  19. 18. ["Wanted boys and girls to get these swell prizes"]
  20. 19. ["Be a Success as a Radio-Television Technician"]
  21. 20. ["Shoot safe buddy"]
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