(April-May 1951)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
bi-monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited editor); Julius Schwartz (actual editor)
Color:
color
Dimensions:
standard Golden Age US; then standard Silver Age US
Paper Stock:
newsprint
Binding:
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Lots of information supplied by Arthur Lortie, 9/06


Nine Worlds To Conquer (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Galaxy / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lyle; Ora
Keywords:
spacecraft

Nine Worlds To Conquer (Table of Contents)

Knights of the Galaxy / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Anthony Dion]
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Knights of the Galaxy (introduction); Lyle; Prof Vorko; Commander Artho; Korvo; Ora

The Mind Robbers (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as Robert Stark]
Pencils:
Howard Purcell
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

If The Sun Went Out (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
?
Pencils:
Virgil Finlay
Inks:
Virgil Finlay
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Synopsis:
Speculation on mankind's fate is presented
Reprints:

[And now students ...] (Table of Contents)

Prof Brainstorm / filler / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Irwin Hasen
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Irwin Hasen
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
humor; science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Spores From Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox
Pencils:
Frank Frazetta
Inks:
Frank Frazetta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Doctor Brady; Jim Huston; Nan; Professor Edwards
Synopsis:
Spores from outer space present a deadly challenge to humanity.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Page count by Greg Theakston, 2002-05-29 (Per Sandell ed.) Writer and art credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

The North Woods (Table of Contents)

Captain Tootsie / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Bill Schreiber (signed)
Pencils:
Bill Schreiber (signed)
Inks:
Bill Schreiber (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Human Rights For All (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
superhero

Comets? (Table of Contents)

What Do You Know About / text article / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Orion, The Belted Giant (Table of Contents)

Stars and Their Legends / comic story / 0.75 page (report information)

Script:
Mort Drucker
Pencils:
Mort Drucker
Inks:
Mort Drucker
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction

Indexer Notes

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

The Men Who Lived Forever (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Alex Toth
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

Page count from Christoph Melchert, 5/12/2006.

Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Nine Worlds To Conquer
    Knights of the Galaxy
  2. 1. Nine Worlds To Conquer
    Knights of the Galaxy
  3. 2. The Mind Robbers
  4. 3. If The Sun Went Out
    Just Imagine
  5. 4. [And now students ...]
    Prof Brainstorm
  6. 5. Spores From Space
  7. 6. The North Woods
    Captain Tootsie
  8. 7. Human Rights For All
    Superman
  9. 8. Comets?
    What Do You Know About
  10. 9. Orion, The Belted Giant
    Stars and Their Legends
  11. 10. The Men Who Lived Forever
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