(September 1951)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
52
Indicia frequency:
mnthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julius Schwartz (actual)
Color:
color comic
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age, then Silver Age, then Modern US
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

Issue Notes

Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics (April 2007). Credits for fillers confirmed from copies of editorial records sent to Gene Reed from Nelson Bridwell in 1986.


The Girl from the Diamond Planet! (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / cover / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
Gil Kane
Inks:
Gil Kane
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

The Girl From the Diamond Planet (Table of Contents)

Captain Comet / comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
superhero

Indexer Notes

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

["Professor Brainstorm, I have constructed a rocket that will travel to the moon!'] (Table of Contents)

Professor Brainstorm / filler / 0.5 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Reprints:

The Brain Masters of Polaris (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood]
Pencils:
Alex Toth (signed)
Inks:
Sy Barry (signed)
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

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

Sideways in Time! (Table of Contents)

comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller [as Jack E. Miller] (signed)
Pencils:
Mel Keefer
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

Also confirmed by Keifer in Alter Ego #119 (August 2013). Article states that "John Braillard", who is credited on the splash page, that this person has no other credits, according to the Who's Who. Possibly he was a friend of Miller's who supplied the basic concept or some other aspect of the story.

["We've been here all day, Robbie"] (Table of Contents)

Robbie the Robot / filler / 0.67 page (report information)

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

Genre:
humor; science fiction
Characters:
Robbie
Reprints:

Old Folks Are People, Too! (Table of Contents)

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

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

Down to Earth! (Table of Contents)

General Science Quiz / activity / 2 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
non-fiction

Exiled from Earth (Table of Contents)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

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

Genre:
science fiction

Indexer Notes

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

["It's estimated that the microscopic floating vegetation in ocean water..."] (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:
Martin Naydel (signed)

Genre:
non-fiction
Reprints:
Editing

Table of Contents

  1. 0. The Girl from the Diamond Planet!
    Captain Comet
  2. 1. The Girl From the Diamond Planet
    Captain Comet
  3. 2. ["Professor Brainstorm, I have constructed a rocket that will travel to the moon!']
    Professor Brainstorm
  4. 3. The Brain Masters of Polaris
  5. 4. Sideways in Time!
  6. 5. ["We've been here all day, Robbie"]
    Robbie the Robot
  7. 6. Old Folks Are People, Too!
    Buzzy
  8. 7. Down to Earth!
    General Science Quiz
  9. 8. Exiled from Earth
  10. 9. ["It's estimated that the microscopic floating vegetation in ocean water..."]
    Science Snaps
This issue was most recently modified by:
  • Jim Van Dore
  • Craig Delich
  • Per Sandell
  • Gene Reed
  • 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