(August-September 1951)

DC, 1951 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
?
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
?
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

Duel of the Planets (Table of Contents)

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

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

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Commando Lyle; Ora; 3 Mercurians
Keywords:
spacecraft

Duel of the Planets (Table of Contents)

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

Script:
Robert Kanigher [as Dion Anthony]
Pencils:
Carmine Infantino
Inks:
Frank Giacoia ?; Joe Giella ? (see notes)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Lyle; Millo; Jorgo Warlord of Mercury; Ora

Indexer Notes

Writer and pencil credits confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics. Schwartz's records indicate Joe Giella was paid for inking the story, but Bob Bailey disputes this, identifying Frank Giacoia as the inker.

Hercules (Table of Contents)

Stars and Their Legends / filler / 0.5 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.

Heroes Out of Time (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman [as Robert Starr]
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Carr Davis; Anne Rell; Dr. Indigo Maylor; Benjamin Franklin; Napolean

Indexer Notes

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

Silences Rattler (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

Vengeance of the Moth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jerry Coleman
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
John Giunta
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

[Flying Saucers] (Table of Contents)

Prof Brainstorm / filler / 0.67 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.

Mars (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; math & science

["As Chief Professor Of Science ...] (Table of Contents)

Destination Earth / comic story / 0.67 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.

Big House of Space (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
Manly Wade Wellman (signed)
Pencils:
Frank Giacoia
Inks:
Frank Giacoia
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Willis Wend; Derek Crombie; Bruce Trendon; Thidd

Indexer Notes

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

Sweet Land Of Liberty (Table of Contents)

Peter Porkchops / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Otto Feuer
Inks:
Otto Feuer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
anthropomorphic-funny animals
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. Duel of the Planets
    Knights of the Galaxy
  2. 1. Duel of the Planets
    Knights of the Galaxy
  3. 2. Hercules
    Stars and Their Legends
  4. 3. Heroes Out of Time
  5. 4. Silences Rattler
    Captain Tootsie
  6. 5. Vengeance of the Moth
  7. 6. [Flying Saucers]
    Prof Brainstorm
  8. 7. Mars
    What Do You Know About
  9. 8. ["As Chief Professor Of Science ...]
    Destination Earth
  10. 9. Big House of Space
  11. 10. Sweet Land Of Liberty
    Peter Porkchops
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